|Benefits of Home Healthcare|
When you think about the word “companionship”, what comes to mind? Friendship. Fellowship. Community. As we age, circumstances that limit our ability to get together with friends, travel, or drive a car often results in losing touch. For many seniors, companionship care fills a gap created by growing older. It provides a crucial link for seniors who live alone and may be isolated from others. Companion Care is an ideal solution for a senior who would otherwise spend most of the day alone and for those who require light assistance.
As the name implies, companion care is about providing seniors with emotional support and encouragement to stay as healthy as possible. It’s designed for seniors who are generally healthy and who want to remain independent at home. They help their clients stay mentally healthy and alert by engaging in conversation and by assisting and encouraging them to be as physically active as possible.
Senior companions are essential “eyes and ears” to family members and supporting agencies involved with the senior. Most importantly, they act as a friend who listens and cares. Senior companion can offer assistance in various ways: