Eldercare Assists Seniors With Bathing & Grooming In Eugene, OR
Learn how our eldercare services help seniors in Eugene, OR to maintain a safe and healthy regiment of personal care
It is not uncommon for seniors to require assistance with daily living activities to safely remain free and independent in their own home. Some of the most common in-home supports include light housekeeping, laundry, meal preparation, running errands, medication management, and local transportation. In addition to homemaking supports, many seniors also require help with personal care, such as bathing and grooming support.
Bathing and grooming are much more than daily chores. When we take the time to keep clean and fresh it makes us feel better about ourselves and our outlook on life. Additionally, regular bathing and grooming help to prevent illness which also leads to a more enjoyable lifestyle.
Despite the many advantages of bathing and grooming, these tasks can also be quite dangerous for seniors with limited mobility or chronic pain. Bathrooms are one of the most common places for senior falls, and falls are the number one cause of accident-related senior injury and death. This is one of the most important reasons for seniors to consider these personal eldercare supports.
In addition to mobility assistance, seniors who experience chronic pain may not have the range of motion, flexibility, or strength to effectively bathe or groom themselves. Comfort Keepers eldercare providers are compassionate professionals who assist with these tasks while placing the highest priority on privacy, discretion, and safety.
Comfort Keepers caregivers also understand the special needs seniors have with their skin and hair care. Simply put, a senior's skin is generally thinner, drier, and more easily damaged than it was in younger years. Caregivers can recommend products and techniques designed to protect and enhance a senior's skin.
For more information about senior bathing and grooming, or to find out more about any of Comfort Keepers award-winning eldercare supports or services, contact a care coordinator today.