You might have spent a little too much time wondering when it’s time or when it’s okay to have homecare services helping your senior a little bit more. The right answer is that there’s no one time that’s right for every situation. Each situation has its own variable. But some of these situations might help you see that it might be time in your senior’s particular case.
Balancing Responsibilities Is Getting More Difficult for You
Being a caregiver is about balancing everything in your life, including life responsibilities and caregiving responsibilities. At some point, that can become increasingly difficult for you. You might even start to wonder if it’s something that’s possible at all, no matter how much you do or how many new techniques you try. What you probably need is more help than you have right now.
You’re Feeling Worn Out
It shouldn’t be shocking if you’re having a tough time with balance, but you might be feeling more and more exhausted. Part of this is due to balancing life and caregiving, but part can also have to do with self-care. Sleeping well, getting enough exercise, and eating well are all part of what you need to be doing. But if you don’t feel that you have the time for any of that, you’ll cut corners with self-care and that’s a problem.
Health Challenges Are Getting Bigger for Your Senior
Your senior’s health dictates a lot of what happens for her and for you. As her health becomes more complicated, there may be things you need to help her with more, from monitoring health data like blood pressure or blood sugar levels to more complex situations. Homecare providers can help you with all of that.
Your Senior’s Safety Feels as if it’s at Risk
Safety is one of the biggest considerations for most caregivers and their seniors. With all of the different factors that can become a safety risk for your elderly family member, you might need some extra help. Memory problems, problems with mobility, and other potential issues can all be damaging to your senior’s safety. Experienced homecare providers can help both of you to feel safer.
If you’ve resisted the idea of help in the past, you might be able to see some of the ways that having some extra help now can make your life easier and therefore improve your senior’s quality of life.
If you or an aging loved one are in need of Homecare Services in Plainview NY or the surrounding areas, contact the caring professionals at Star Multi Care Services today at (631)956-8835. We are the Right Choice for Home Health Care Services!
From 1978 to 1986, Sternbach was associated with Automated Data Processing, Inc. (“ADP”)–a provider of information services, where he held several marketing positions before becoming the Director of Sales.
1999-2008 Sternbach was an active participant on the Board of Directors for Proginet–a computer software company based in Garden City, New York. He also served on the Board of Trustees of the Long Island Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society from 1996-2002.
In 1996, Stephen Sternbach was named “Entrepreneur of the Year” by Ernst & Young, Paine Webber and NASDAQ. Sternbach was also named in Crain’s New York Business Article, “40 Under 40” Successful Business Executives/Future Business Leaders in 1995. While maintaining a diversity of business and personal interests, Sternbach concentrated most of his efforts over the past 28 years towards continuously improving the quality of services delivered by the Star Multi Care Services’ family of companies.
Stephen Sternbach holds a Master of Public Administration from Syracuse University – Maxwell School of Public Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Relations and Personnel Administration from Ithaca College.
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