Spring and summer provide many hours of sunlight for Canadians to get outside and enjoy Mother Nature. As the seasons turn cooler and winter sets in, the days get shorter, which can affect many people. Seniors can be significantly affected, especially if they have mobility issues or can no longer drive. There are a variety of ways to increase the quality of life for your senior or yourself.
Avoid letting winter get the best of you or your elderly loved one by taking steps to beat the blues. A trained caregiver or personal support worker (PSW) from Home Instead Senior Care Hamilton can help with keeping you or your loved one moving and fighting back when the grey skies dampen your day. We help you and your aging family members with services such as personal care, household duties, and meals and nutrition. We’re here in every season when you need us most.
One nice thing about the holiday season is that it helps keep us occupied as the days grow colder and shorter. Once the festivities stop, it can be challenging to handle the ‘stillness’. The elderly are more susceptible to seasonal depression because of their lack of mobility. Here are six suggestions to help you or your aged loved one get the upper-hand on Old Man Winter:
Overcome the low moods that come about during the long winter days, with proactive steps and the help of a senior care caregiver or PSW from Home Instead Hamilton. Our team understands the needs of seniors and we step in to support you, and your elderly loved one every day of the year. Make the most of every season with our help!
Call us at (905) 521-5500 to schedule a no-obligation, in-home consultation. Learn more about the compassionate, quality home care we deliver each day to families in the Hamilton, Dundas, Ancaster, Stoney Creek area.