Senior Care Can Help Prevent Dangerous Effects of Isolation
Expert Senior Care in Point Pleasant and Red Bank, NJ
Senior care experts understand that isolation among seniors is an ever-increasing problem in the United States as the elderly population continues to grow and the number of seniors living alone increases. Isolation is not simply loneliness. It can have devastating health ramifications if left unchecked, including increased risk of mortality, mental illness, high blood pressure, dementia, elder abuse and a host of other problems and complications. That is why we are pleased to offer our care services for aging adults who live alone and may be suffering from the ill-effects of isolation.
Senior care experts at Comfort Keepers of Point Pleasant and Red Bank work to keep seniors engaged by providing companionship and conversation during all routine visits. Clients and caregivers can share stories and memories, tell jokes, play games, watch movies together and many other activities that not only keep loneliness at bay, but forge bonds of friendship. Care providers can also incorporate senior clients into their daily chores if possible, such as preparing meals, cleaning, laundry and more to allow seniors to play an active role in the household.
Our care agency also works with local agencies and senior centers throughout Point Pleasant, NJ and Red Bank, NJ, such as the Claremont Center and SeniorBridge, to make sure that our clients are given ample opportunities to socialize outside of the home when possible. Our care aides can assist your loved one in preparing to leave the house, provide transportation to and from any activity, escort him or her into and out of any venue to prevent falls etc., and accompany your loved one during activities if desired. We will also ensure your loved one arrives home safely and settles into their routine safely.
If you or your loved one is suffering from negative effects of isolation, please contact our offices to learn more about how our senior care options in Point Pleasant, NJ may be able to help. We are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week at (732) 530-3636.