If you’ve decided that your elderly mom is no longer able to take care of herself at home, consider hiring home care providers to assist with her daily needs.
You may be focused on getting someone to help her with bathing, dressing, meals, and errands, but have you considered whether your aging mother needs night care as well? Although it may not seem as important, night care for seniors is an important part of keeping them safe and healthy.
When Is It Time for Night Care?
It can be difficult to watch your elderly mother lose the ability to perform basic daily tasks like taking care of herself and her home. With age, many elderly adults lose the ability to live independently and may struggle with self-care tasks. This is usually due to disease, chronic illnesses, surgery, or simply the diminishing effects of age. They often struggle to get in and out of bed, use the bathroom and help themselves if they stumble and fall.
Beyond the physical limitations that many seniors face, it can be very scary to be alone at night. If they wake up often, they might have difficulty falling asleep again. If there’s an emergency, they won’t be able to help themselves much. For the aging adults with some dementia, the disorientation at night may trigger fear or distress, or they may even try to wander away. A home care provider can stay with your aging parent at night and make sure she is not having problems and gets help if she needs it.
How Home Care Providers Can Help at Night
It’s common for elderly people who want to age at home to ask family members to help out, but this isn’t always possible. Even if you want to help your elderly mom, most family caregivers like you have many other responsibilities like jobs, children and more. When you can’t devote the proper amount of time to care for your aging parent, you’ll need to hire home care providers for both the day and the night.
If you or an aging loved one is considering hiring a Caregiver in Natomas, CA, or the surrounding areas please contact the caring staff at ApexCare®. Proudly Serving Sacramento, Placer, Yolo, Solano, San Joaquin & Stanislaus counties. Call Today 877-916-9111
Since then, I have had a strong interest in helping and supporting our senior community as they age and are unable to care for themselves.Coming from a family of physicians, I am excited to be involved in the medical community by providing the highest levels of non-clinical in-home care to our clients and their families.With my work experience, I firmly believe that ApexCare can touch many lives and have a great impact on our local senior community.
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