Tips for Taking Care of an Elderly Family Member

Elderly Assistant Services It’s interesting, isn’t it? We’re living in a time when people are living to be older and older than ever before. It’s not uncommon for men and women to live into their 100s these days.

What do you do when mom or dad gets to “that certain age” where they’re no longer able to care for themselves in a way that makes sense to you? Most likely you or someone you trust will end up helping an elderly family member get through each day.

Seniors like to maintain their independence for as long as possible. That said, if you can find a way to lend a hand that’s not making them feel like you’re trying to baby them, you can offer to drive them to doctor’s appointments, go grocery shopping with/for them, and/or help them bathe and do their laundry. Seniors can also get lonely, so even something as simple as a pleasant conversation helps enliven their day.

Oftentimes the adult children of elderly folks are very busy with their work and/or live far away from mom or dad. Peg At Your Service is able to assist seniors in and around Coconut Creek, FL, with some of their day-to-day needs when sons and daughters can’t be there. Keep in mind that Peg is not a licensed or trained nurse, but she is someone who can call and/or look in on the elderly to “check-in” with them. Peg At Your Service can also be their personal shopper or shopping companion. Do they need a ride to and from their doctor’s appointment? Peg At Your Service can do that, too.

Are you looking for someone you can trust to help with mom or dad in Southeast Florida? Help for seniors is just a phone call away. Call Peg At Your Service today at 954-917-0925.

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