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Allow your loved ones to remain at home during their final stages of life. We are here to allow you to make the most out of the limited time left with elderly family members. A terminal illness diagnosis is something that must be treated with the utmost sensitivity and compassion. Our trained caregivers assist your loved one while lending a helping hand to the family members during this challenging stage in our life cycle. We work with family members to create a custom care plan to address any discomfort and other symptoms the patient may be facing. We provide physical and emotional assistance for individuals with a limited life expectancy. Having supportive, compassionate, and professional in-home health care providers will not only make the patient’s final days more comfortable but also provide the family with emotional and moral support. Our European Best Care staff members are trained to always live up to high standards of both compassion and professionalism while offering unparalleled support during the rollercoaster of emotions that come with the end of life. We strive to create a stress, anxiety, and loneliness free environment for your loved ones to live out their last days.

Our End of Life Care Includes:

  • Emotional support for the patient and their family members
  • Light housekeeping
  • Assistance with personal tasks (dressing, bathing, and daily hygiene, grooming)
  • Shopping and errands
  • Meal prep
  • Toileting
  • Pain management
  • Laundry as needed
  • Companionship for the patient

What You Should Know About a Private Home Care Service

Your parents gave you a good deal as a child. Now they need your attention as an elderly adult. That is why you need to make sure that he or she receive the very best non-medical care possible. For this reason, private care in the home entails giving your parent the extra assistance needed to enjoy life at home.

Give Your Elderly Parent a Feeling of Independence

An elderly parent wants to feel independent. He or she may not want to move into an assisted living facility. If this describes your loved one, you may need to consider a private home care service to take care of the tasks associated with daily living. Doing so will provide your parent with both companionship and help. That is why you need to investigate the offerings of the home care service you are interested in using.

For example, if your parent has trouble with grooming or needs assistance bathing, you can contact a private home care service about your concerns in this respect. You should never leave your parents alone to fend for themselves when they are having difficulties in taking care of themselves. While it may be tough to see your parents decline, you need to face the situation and handle it. If he or she want to remain in their home, you need to review the services offered by outside care providers. This will give you the peace of mind you need to ensure that your parents’ needs for companionship and home care are fully realized.

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3 Tips for Finding Elderly Companionship Services

As our loved ones age, their lives become incrementally more lonely. Through death or divorce, many aging parents find themselves alone. Then, the long, slow march of years begins to decimate their list of friends and acquaintances. Some move away. Others simply lose touch. Yet others pass away. The result is that your loved one’s social circle continues to shrink, leading to a very lonely life. It does not have to be that way. Elderly companionship services can help, but you’ll need to choose the right provider. Here are three things to look for when choosing such a company.

List of Activities

One of the first things to consider when comparing elderly companionship services is the range of activities that the caregiver can provide for your loved one. Will the watch TV and have conversations? Will they offer transportation or companionship outside the house? Will they provide assistance with daily living activities, like dressing, bathing, grooming, cleaning the home and the like? Will they help with grocery shopping, or even go shopping on your loved one’s behalf? Will they prepare meals, run errands and remind your loved one about medications?

Vetting

It is very important that you work with a senior care provider that thoroughly vets their companions. Thorough background checks should be the rule. In addition to investigating their backgrounds, the employer should make sure that caregivers are good fits for the role in terms of personality and character. They should be compassionate, outgoing, patient, able to communicate well, and not easily frustrated.

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Do You Need Elderly Assistance Services?

Hiring elderly assistance services can be a big help to you and your loved ones. Here are a few things you’ll want to know before you check out home care agencies.

Are you the primary caregiver?

Caring for a loved one can take a toll on you. If you’ve been doing it for a long time now and you’ve started withdrawing from friends and family, you’ve lost interest in activities you previously enjoyed and you’re often irritable or sad, then you could be suffering from caregiver burnout, the WebMD says. That’s often the result of a number of reasons, including taking on too much by yourself. If you haven’t got anyone else to help you care for your senior loved ones, then it might be time to consider elderly assistance services.

Do your parents live alone?

On the other hand, if you live apart from your parents, and you’re starting to see signs that your parents are having a tough time moving around and performing everyday tasks, then hiring the services of a home care agency can be the best solution. Engaging the services of a home care aide can give you peace of mind. You’ll breathe easy, knowing someone is keeping an eye on your senior loved ones. Also, having an aide help around the house, run errands for them, prepare their meals and offer grooming or bathing assistance can take a lot of the pressure off you. You don’t have to feel guilty about not being there because you know you’re doing what you can to ensure they get the best care possible.

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As we age, our bodies change. We lose agility and strength. We lose our sense of balance. We lost stamina. It can be difficult to watch a loved one going through this, slowly losing their independence and ability to do for themselves. A home health care service can help, but how do you know when your loved one is ready for a helping hand around the house?

Changes to House Care

One of the first signs that your loved one might be ready for a little help is if there are changes to the way they maintain their home. You might notice that dishes are piling up in the sink and on the counter. You might see that they are not taking out the garbage regularly, or that a once spic-and-span home has not been swept or vacuumed recently.

Changes to Appearance and Grooming

Another good sign that your loved one is in need of compassionate help in the home is an increase in changes to their appearance and a lack of grooming. They might wear the same clothing repeatedly, or you might notice mounds of unwashed laundry. They might let themselves go as far as personal grooming is concerned.

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