When aging adults live alone, often they become less social and less active. One way to remedy this is to utilize in-home care.
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Walking is an easy way to get out and get moving, but if mobility is a concern, then walking isn’t as easy as it sounds. In these cases, a home health aide can help. They can assist with walking, so that seniors can take get the exercise and fresh air that they need.
As we age, driving may become an issue. While it may be important for a senior’s independence, it might not be the safest. Having a home health aide who can drive and help with errands, helps seniors maintain their independence, while being safe on the road.
If your loved one has hobbies that they cannot do anymore, in-home care can help with that as well. Whether it’s gardening or puzzles, home health aides can be there to help with activities or just be there for company.
Seniors who remain active are less likely to become isolated and lonely. In-home care can help keep seniors active and involved, while helping them maintain their independence.