Compassionate Caregiver Support For Seniors With incontinence Issue's
Quality home caregiver assistance in Overland Park
Comfort Keepers of Overland Park, is an ardent supporter of aging in place for local seniors. As more baby boomers come of age, the caregiver demand goes up to support this growing demographic. Research carried out by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), shows that around 90% of seniors want to age in their homes. Today, that's very doable—at least in a lot of cases.
Caregiver Duties For Seniors
Living longer also means some seniors will need a certain level of care if they're to age in their own place. And the older we get, the more likely this is. Comfort Keepers of Overland Park, KS, can help.
There are few limits to general and personal care solutions. Comfort Keepers customize each plan so that it works in harmony with the needs of the client and family members.
More general caregiving assistance may include:
- Food preparation along with meal preparation and grocery shopping
- Housekeeping: laundry, running errands, light housework, etc.
- Companionship care and general supervision
- Transportation services (as agreed):
- Overseeing medication reminders
- Checking prescriptions and usage
- Appointment reminders
- Respite services: provides family carers with a much needed break
Here are a few of our more personal caregiver duties and responsibilities:
- Bathing, grooming, and personal hygiene
- Exercise: physical and mental stimulation where appropriate
- Mobility assistance including transferring and positioning
- Toileting to include incontinence care (see below)
The Importance of Reaching Out
Most seniors are okay to ask for help at a general level. Alas, not so many are forthcoming when it comes to more personal matters. If you or a loved one can relate, please don't suffer unnecessarily. Nothing embarrasses our Comfort Keepers. You can approach a caregiver with anything at any time.
Incontinence Care Solutions
Incontinence is a topic that no one wants to talk about. It's also something that won't go away on its own or become easier with ignorance. We can—and often do—help seniors with incontinence problems.
In the majority of cases incontinence is a result of some underlying health complaint. That means if you fix one the other will also clear up. In the meantime the situation needs diagnosing and managing.
Not being able to control bodily functions can reduce the quality of a senior's life. This is why it's so important to reach out before isolation and loneliness sets in.
Loneliness is something that can come with a whole new set of problems. We can help you overcome bladder incontinence issues before it impacts your social, emotional, and economic wellbeing.
To all problems there are workable solutions, whether it's incontinence, mobility issues, or any other age-related concerns. Contact us today and let Comfort Keepers of Overland Park, KS, help you.
Call us for a free no-obligation consultation to learn of our in-home caregiver plans today. You can reach us at (913) 210-0631.