It is often hard to have discussions with your elderly loved one about needed changes in their lifestyle. For example, if your mother needs to hang up her car keys, she may feel the sting of losing her independence. Another example could include Dad letting the neighbourhood boy mow his lawn instead of getting out in the heat with his COPD and chancing a heart attack. In either case, you can be put in a precarious situation when you sit down to talk with them. They may give you excuses, or, worse, get angry with you. You may have to pick your battles wisely; however, you should keep your eye out for sure signs that Dad needs home health services.
Stay aware of the signs that Dad needs more help. Once you notice he needs assistance, reach out for the support of a caregiver from Home Instead Senior Care. We understand your Dad’s need for independence, and we strive to encourage them with
home care services like
personal care, and
While you want Dad to
live in his house for as long as possible, you know there will come a time when he cannot do it alone. Look for these signs and then have that talk with him:
Ensure your father can stay in his home for as long as possible when you hire a
compassionate personal support worker from
Home Instead Senior Care Waterloo. We stand ready to give you or your dad the help he needs to remain independent. We work with you and your family to establish a custom-designed schedule of services that benefits all.
Call us at (519) 571-1665 to schedule a no-obligation, in-home consultation. Learn more about the compassionate,
quality senior care we deliver each day to families in the Kitchener, Waterloo, Breslau, Conestogo, Elmira, St Jacobs, and surrounding areas.