Senior Mind: Staying Sharp with Comfort Keepers Senior in Home Care Services in Charlotte, NC
Discover how our senior in home care services in Charlotte, NC, and the surrounding areas can help your loved one's cognitive abilities
As we age, we notice changes in every part of our body, including our minds. Aging can have an impact on memory, social skills, problem solving, focus, and more. The good news is, you can exercise your mind just like you exercise your body—and continue to maintain good cognitive health throughout the years. Senior in home care services can help your aging loved one enjoy their golden years with improved mental, emotional, and physical health.
Lifestyle choices and how we spend each day can play a large role in maintaining memory and cognitive skills. Senior in home care services from Comfort Keepers are designed to maximize the healthful activities in your aging loved one’s life, whether that’s physical movement, medication reminders, social activities, strategy games, or focusing on preparing healthy meals and following a recipe. Choices we make every day can improve our overall health in the long run.
The mind-body link
Studies have shown over and over that physical exercise is linked to a range of better mental health outcomes, from increased focus to improved ability to strategize and problem solve. Senior in home care services can help your loved one find the right activities for them, whether that’s outings to a local park or walking path, in-home exercise videos, or help implementing exercise regimens from a doctor or physical therapist. All movement is good movement, and our caregivers help find the right balance for each of our individual clients.
There are plenty of other activities that can be incorporated into daily life that can improve mental health. Social opportunities, like visiting the senior center or a community festival, can help to improve memory, recognition, and social skills. The companion care that Comfort Keepers provides is also a vital component of maintaining social skills. Other activities like creating a craft, completing a puzzle, listening to an audiobook, or looking through photo albums also provide engagement for different parts of the brain, helping to prevent negative impacts of aging.
Getting help from senior in home care services can improve the quality of life for your aging loved one in many ways. Not only will they receive help with daily activities and chores, like meal preparation, medication reminders, laundry and linen changing, and more, but they’ll get the opportunity to build a strong social connection. The relationships between our clients and our caregivers are the foundation of our business, and we take pride in growing connections that are positive, safe, and nurturing.