While aging is a normal process, it comes with it associated changes in physiological, behavioral and psychological aspect of an elderly person. Some are capable to perform daily tasks with minimal assistance while others need overall support attending to personal hygiene, movements and transferring from one spot to another and feeding. Age advancement can be a very challenging phase considering some health concerns that will progress in no time or living with a chronic condition that has a gradual debilitating effect.
In a recent study, data suggests that nowadays Americans can expect to live another 19.3 years on average when they reach the age of 65. This means for those living with a long-term disease are taking serious steps with health care measures and medical treatments. In order to avoid further health risks of senior moments, living should entail choosing the right lifestyle, eating a balanced diet, quitting smoke habits, and maintaining a physically active way of life.
Uplift HomeCare option provides your elderly loved ones an overall personal care assistance to get through their everyday activities. Our commitment to deliver a high-caliber of services from our passionate personal caregivers are truly what drives us to help them lead an aged life comfortably and with dignity.
Assistance in Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s) includes:
- Eating or Feeding
- Mobility (from short to long range distances depending on capability)
- Getting in and out of bed
- Using the bathroom, toilet or utilizing the bedpan, urinal and commode.
- Sitting and standing
- Walking up and down the stairs
Also, help in Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL’s) are as follows:
- Fixing meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
- Light housework (e.g. dishwashing, wiping down counters, taking out the trash etc.)
For more information the Personal Care Services we offer to your geriatric family members, our hotline number 1-800-205-6615is available 24 hours to cater to your queries and other relevant details.