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The Importance of Senior Care

As we age, our bodies and minds become more and more prone to medical conditions appearing. Unfortunately, this is a fact of life that can’t be prevented. However, knowing this gives us a chance to properly learn how to care for our loved ones as they get older because we know it’s bound to happen. 

Keep reading to learn about the importance of senior care and how Landis at Home is here to help! 

Why is Senior Care So Important?

As we previously mentioned, the older we get, the more likely we are to experience health issues. It’s extremely important to think about our loved ones under these circumstances. As they get older, there’s a larger chance they could get sick or develop medical issues, making them more weak or frail than we’re used to. 

Seeing your parents or an older loved one sick is a situation not many of us know how to deal with, as they’re usually the ones who have taken care of us. With these arising conditions, they’ll need more care and attention than ever before. It’s essential to show the seniors in your life love, understanding and quality care.

What Can You Do?

By planning early and taking necessary steps for your loved ones as they get older, you’re able to make this process easier for both of you in the long run. There are plenty of ways to do so, such as making sure they are still doing and participating in things they’ve enjoyed throughout their life. 

It’s also important to focus on their mental health, as they’re probably experiencing situations they never have before. Checking in with them frequently will show them that you care, which provides them the support they need as they get older. There’s no doubt that having these conversations with your loved ones can be difficult, but it’s important to have them early on to make sure they have quality care in their life. 

What are the Benefits?

There are multiple benefits that your loved one’s experience with Senior Care, two of the most important being support and companionship. 

Support 

Overall, patience and understanding are two  of the best ways to show your aging loved ones that you’re there for them. That being said, there are plenty of other types of support seniors can experience during these years, such as financial, emotional and medical support to name a few. 

One of the most stressful situations of loved one’s aging is providing support for those experiencing memory loss. For even the most committed caregiver, these situations can prove to be extremely difficult. Landis at Home provides services through caregivers with specialized dementia care training, to make sure not only your loved ones, but you feel supported as well! 

Companionship

There are plenty of benefits if you choose to live at home as you age. Not only is it a familiar space, but it’s also somewhere you’re comfortable and made plenty of memories. However, this can also lead to feelings of isolation. Older folks who live alone might not be able to get out of the house and do things they normally do as often.

Landis at Home can provide companion care in line with your individualized needs and interests. Clients and care providers can bond over similar interests or hobbies. Whether it’s taking a trip to somewhere local, playing some board games or even just having conversations at length with one another, companionship is a sure way to eliminate feelings of isolation and make your loved ones feel less lonely. 

Job Opportunities at Landis at Home

The Landis at Home mission is to “provide peace of mind for aging adults and their families through compassionate, trusted service in the comfort of their home.” We strive to help our clients flourish and be at peace in the comfort of their own home. In order to do so, they might need assistance from one of our compassionate caregivers or at home care aides. 

You can find information about becoming one of these dependable caregivers and learn more about opportunities at Landis at Home here

Making sure your loved ones feel cared for and supported is extremely important to you, your family and us!  Located in Lancaster, PA, Landis at Home offers reliable home care services in the privacy of your home. Asking for help can be difficult, but our team is determined to make you feel comfortable and dedicated to providing you the best one-on-one care. 

Give us a call at 717-509-5800, and we’ll schedule a visit to your home. Begin your journey with us today!