Homebound seniors may often feel disconnected from their family and friends, let alone the world. Television can only keep your mother informed of world events. Without interaction, how will she find out her grandchildren built a snowman and put grandpa’s scarf on it? Besides feeling isolated, your mom runs an increased risk of loneliness, stress, and depression. Additionally, she may not get enough physical activity, which can lead to or exacerbate existing ailments.
Help your homebound parent stay in touch with family and friends by utilizing technology. Remember, most of all, nothing beats human interaction. The highly-trained and caring staff at Home Instead Senior Care in Waterloo is ready to assist you with keeping you or your loved one moving and enjoying life. We help you and your aging family member with tailored services such as personal care, household duties, and meals and nutrition. We’re here when you need us most. We can also help you during the holiday season.
Home Instead Senior Care Waterloo is once again offering our community a chance to spread joy to local seniors. Through the Be a Santa to a Senior® program, community members can give a senior a special holiday gift. Read more here
When Dad cannot get out to visit his breakfast buddies anymore, he can still stay in contact through other means. Here are a few:
One way to get Mom connected is to make sure she has the appropriate tools. Here are three to consider:
Give Mom and Dad a gift that keeps them connected with their family and friends when you choose to use technology. For those times when a phone is not enough, professional senior care may be the solution. The team from Home Instead Waterloo is dedicated to helping you and your loved one with their needs so they can continue enjoying life. Our caregivers are professionally trained and sincere about delivering quality care. For their hard work and commitment, we are happy to recognize them each month through our CAREGiver of the Month award. We thank them and congratulate them!
Call us at (519) 571-1665 to schedule a no-obligation, in-home consultation. Learn more about the compassionate, quality home care we deliver each day to families in the Kitchener, Waterloo, Breslau, Conestogo, Elmira, St Jacobs, and surrounding areas.