Helping seniors is a rewarding job, but it also implies responsibility and proper education on the matter. Many seniors enjoy spending their peaceful time in the house they’ve always lived in. However, their time in that space can be compromised when certain health conditions interfere.
Living with a senior can be overwhelming if there’s no attention to specific details that might affect their well-being. Whether you turn to an Aging Life Care Professional or, by any circumstance, you are the only person who can take care of a senior. We share four tips for helping seniors and creating a safer environment for them.
These recommendations will help you and your loved one have a safe living environment, considering the physical and mental health of the people involved.
Falls are the most common cause of injuries for seniors. Many elderly patients have the blessing of reaching a certain age while enjoying a healthy mental condition. Sometimes, however, the physical condition is not at the same level, and it’s important to fix everything you can to maintain the physical condition as optimum as possible.
The kitchen area might be dangerous if there isn’t proper safety. Our best recommendation for helping seniors is to keep the elderly away from the kitchen. However, we understand the difficulties of telling grandma that she can no longer cook something special for the grandchildren when they visit.
Now, whether the senior lives alone or your loved one can’t stay away from the kitchen, we recommend the following:
Many elderly patients most of their time in the bedroom, sleeping and resting. The best thing you can do is create an environment that allows them to move comfortably around the space.
Inevitable modifications need to be made when living with a senior. One of them is distributing the house to fit their needs best. The ultimate goal is to avoid falls and accidents. Here are our recommendations for helping seniors with this issue:
In some cases, seniors prefer to live alone, and if their mental and physical condition is not too deteriorated, they will most likely continue to do it. It’s also possible that no one can stay with them 24/7. What can you do when someone you love is reluctant to have a person assist them daily or live in a community space, like a Homecare Facility?
If you’re looking for an Assisted Living Facility in the Oceanside/North San Diego area, we can recommend Oceanside Hills Senior Living, Pacifica Senior Living Oceanside, Las Villas de Carlsbad, and Brookdale Oceanside. All of these facilities are members of the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce.
Bio-One provides effective care on services like cleanup and disinfection, hoarding cleanup, medical waste disposal, rodent droppings, feces/urine cleanup, gross filth cleaning, and more. We are prepared to take on any situation, no matter how extreme it might be! We have experience helping seniors and customers in their most difficult times of need.
Here’s the story of Alesia, an Aging Life Care Manager who needed an urgent hoarding cleanup for her client. We responded promptly and let her know that they were in good hands:
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We have been an independently owned and operated business since August 2020 to help our community through difficult and unexpected situations. Our certified technicians are caring, compassionate, and discreet, and we are ready to help you in your most significant time of need.
Bio-One is a proud member of the Southern California Rental Housing Association and Carlsbad, Oceanside, and Vista Chambers of Commerce. Bio-One serves all of San Diego County and neighboring regions, including Oceanside, Carlsbad, Vista, Fallbrook, Escondido, San Marcos, and Bonsall.
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