Senior care comes with inherent challenges like choosing when the move to an assisted living facility is necessary. It can be hard to think about living without your loved one nearby, and you may worry about them growing lonely or isolated. One way you can work to keep them independent, and content for longer is to hire a companionship caregiver. These specially trained care workers can keep an eye on any physical or behavioral changes while providing help with general tasks and a complete social relationship.

When to Choose Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities have many amenities that make them attractive to older people who may have difficulty getting around or caring for all their own needs. They often include entertainment, transportation, assistance with daily tasks, meals, and other helpful care.

The downside is that due to the pandemic, there are strict health precautions in place, which may leave your loved one isolated and lonely. This can lead to anxiety or depression. An alternative is to get care at home instead of moving them to a facility.

Improving Quality of Life and Health Benefits

Staying at home can improve quality of life and have added benefits like more one-on-one interactions and tailored safeguards. Seniors with cognitive decline are more likely to suffer fewer severe symptoms if they live in a familiar environment.

A few benefits of at-home companionship care include the following.

  • They get to stay near loved ones
  • It will be easier to spot physical or mental declines so they can be treated faster
  • The home environment can be altered for safety

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Stanford Angels LLC provides professional, dedicated home care services for families living in Edison, New Jersey, and all surrounding counties, including Bergen, Middlesex, Essex, Hudson, Monmouth, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Warren. Call today for more information or to set up a schedule.