Letting a virtual stranger come into your home and take care of your elderly parent is a daunting and terrifying prospect. By taking these steps to prepare your home, you will be that much further to finding peace of mind in hiring home care for your elderly parent.
Whether you are going through an agency or hiring independently interviewing potential home care workers is a very important step in the process of hiring help for your elderly parent.
Don’t wait until you are desperate. Start looking for help today. By exploring your options and doing your research you will find help for you and your elderly parent.
Getting to know my MIL beyond my own experiences with her reminds me every day why I have chosen to be her caregiver. Most importantly, it turns a duty to take care of a family member into a desire to love through caregiving.
Despite all our research and advancements, Dementia is still such a mystery. Having a better understanding of what someone with Dementia may be experiencing will make you a more patient caregiver.
We never want our elderly parents to experience a lapse in their care and well-being. Staying prepared for a medical emergency will give you peace of mind and ensure your parent receives optimal care at all times.