Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Home Care a better alternative to Nursing Homes

If there is one thing in this life that we can be sure of, it’s the fact that we all get older and reach a point where we need assistance with our every day activities. For the lucky ones amongst us, loved ones and family members will be around to help. But in a fast evolving and ever strenuous society counting on the help of our loved ones in old age is a luxury we can not afford.

While back in the day, old parents used to live in their children’s homes but things have changed. This is not because children no longer care about their old parents but in fact it has to do with the fact that we live in a society where both the husband and wife have to work to earn a decent living. Therefore, taking care of one’s aging parent is ever more challenging.

What are the options available for Senior Care

Traditionally most children or parents themselves have opted for Nursing homes or Assisted living facilities when independent living is no longer possible. While this has been the choice for many people, a great number of seniors prefer the comfort of their home. This has led to the need for In Home Care services. In-home care service is similar to assisted living with one exception. Instead of going to a senior living facility, care is provided by a professional caregiver inside the residence of the client.

A professional Care Giver will enhance the quality of life by providing the following services:

Personal hygiene
Food Preparation
Medication reminders
of motion exercises
Help with Mail
And Many other quality services…

It is important for seniors to start talking to loved ones about preferences for care so that everyone is prepared when the time comes. An important factor to consider in this decision is whether or not it will be possible to continue living in the comfort of ones own home with the help of a professional caregiver or moving to a Nursing home is absolutely necessary.

San Diego Home Care Assistance is a leader in providing quality In-home health care in San Diego. Our in-home senior care makes life comfortable and safe for your loved ones. We trained the most qualified caregivers in San Diego to provide the best possible care for your loved ones. Our Caregiver training ensures that all of our caregivers are properly trained and know how to take excellent care of your parents and loved ones. You can rest assured that your loved ones will be in the hands of professionally trained and compassionate caregivers. To find out more about how a caregiver can enhance your loved one’s quality of life please call us toll free 1-(877) 254-4860 or visit our website http://www.sandiegohomecareassistance.com