Living Assistance in Syracuse, NY and the Surrounding Area
At Comfort Keepers of Syracuse, NY, our caregivers provide living assistance and incontinence care while respecting your loved one’s dignity
Incontinence to most people means a lack of bladder or bowel control. For many seniors, this condition can be embarrassing as it always seems to happen at the most inconvenient of times. This condition can be as little as a minor urinary leak when coughing or sneezing or a significant issue when the need to "go" comes on suddenly, leaving you no time to reach the bathroom. With living assistance for your loved one in Syracuse, NY, they will be more able to enjoy a "normal" life.
While this condition does tend to manifest itself in seniors, it should never be seen as nothing more than a symptom of aging. However, when it reaches the point at which it starts to interfere with your daily life, you should contact your doctor at to ensure there aren't any underlying conditions. It is possible that through changes in your lifestyle or the appropriate medical incontinence care to gain control of urinary incontinence, making it possible to do things like spend time in the sunshine and fresh air.
Incontinence Care That Takes Your Loved One's Dignity into Account
The reality is that many seniors would rather suffer in silence rather than talk about it with anyone, including family. When a senior with incontinence is not able to care for themselves, it can lead to problems with personal hygiene that can lead to serious medical issues.
Here at Comfort Keepers, our caregivers can provide your loved one with a living assistance plan that provides the needed care for their personal hygiene needs. Our caregivers take the time to build a bond of trust with their clients that enables them to provide the level of care needed.
In some instances, incontinence can be a sign of a much bigger problem. It could be a side effect of certain medications. Urinary incontinence can lead to dehydration and associated problems. When you have one of our caregivers caring for your loved one, they can keep track of your loved one's incontinence and contact their doctor should any issues be affecting their general health.
Living at Home
Most seniors prefer the idea of living independently at home as they age. But when their incontinence makes it difficult to do things like go out for a meal, it may be time to ask for some help. If you would like to learn more about our incontinence care and other living assistance services, contact Comfort Keepers of Syracuse, NY. You can contact us at any time, 24 hours a day on every day of the year. Our agents are here to answer your questions and schedule your care consultation to learn more about our senior living assistance options.