In Home Care Reduces Isolation Among Seniors in Rapid City, SD and the Surrounding Areas
Learn more about how our in home care services can keep your loved one active and engaged
Millions of seniors in the United States live alone and many of them experience negative health side effects due to isolation. Some of these side effects include increased risk for mental illness, decreased mortality, greater risk of developing a long-term illness and higher blood pressure. At Comfort Keepers in Rapid City, SD, we offer in home care services to help your loved one reduce their risk of developing these issues due to isolation. Our care services are 100% customizable and can provide much-needed companionship and social opportunities for our senior clients.
When you begin care services, an expert care coordinator at Comfort Keepers will work with your loved one’s physician, family members, specialists and other pertinent sources to determine what kind of care he or she will require and how often. The client’s personality, likes, interests and hobbies will also be taken into consideration so that he or she can be matched with the right caregiver. Your loved one’s care aide will not only provide basic assistance with everyday home care tasks, he or she will talk with and engage your loved one with games, activities, sharing and more. Caregivers and clients often enjoy watching a specific television show together, walking through the neighborhood, grocery shopping and other fun activities. As caregiver and client get to know each other, they often form strong bonds that can lead to friendship and even a familial kind of relationship.
An in home care aide can also provide opportunities for seniors to engage with other members of the community. Comfort Keepers in Rapid City, SD works to stay involved with activities, organizations, events and other resources that may help seniors enjoy time with others. For seniors who cannot drive, our care providers can offer transportation to and from any activity and can also provide accompaniment during these events if requested. Your caregiver can also arrive early to help his or her client prepare for the day and stay after to ensure he or she is settled in for the rest of the evening afterward.
Regardless of your loved one’s situation, our in home care services can help seniors overcome isolation and improve their quality of life overall. Call us today at (605) 277-1870!