If you’re in charge of caring for an elderly loved one, you may hear them say they don’t wish to be a burden. And of course, you never want them to think of themselves that way. But the truth is, constant caretaking can be challenging — not because of your loved one, but because of all the tasks and responsibilities that come with looking after a senior.
One day you may be giving your loved one their medication, hoping you’ve gotten it right. Another, you may be taking their blood pressure, praying that a temporary spike doesn’t indicate serious trouble around the corner. It can be anxiety-producing and even scary to manage so many duties on your own. And it can be disquieting to your senior to admit they are no longer as capable as they used to be.
You have a right to be concerned about your elder’s changing needs, as well as your ability to keep up with them. No person is an island — neither your senior nor you, and you don’t have to face these challenges alone. Let the Institute on Aging help you both.
The IOA and you: stronger together
They say that two heads are better than one, and that is often very true. But in addition to another set of eyes to watch over and care for your senior, the IOA also brings skill, knowledge, and most of all, heart to the work we do. Together with your input, we will craft an individualized plan to meet your loved one’s needs, and carry that plan out to the last detail.
We have years of experience caring for seniors who are chronically ill, or simply experiencing the inevitable slowdown that comes with advanced age. We not only provide direct service, but can also recommend and organize additional care if we feel it is warranted. We can monitor your loved one’s needs on a daily basis, if necessary, and will be able to tell you if minor fluctuations are causes for concern. And since we provide care right in your loved one’s home, we work in a setting that is comfortable, familiar, and calming to the senior receiving the service.
Hillsborough senior home care with heart
If your loved one lives in the Hillsborough zip code of 94010, the IOA welcomes the opportunity to serve them with any of the following:
You’re just a phone call away from Hillsborough senior home care
It takes courage to accept the aging process, just like it takes courage to accept help in caring for an aging loved one. Please contact the Institute on Aging at 415-750-4111 or 650-424-1411. Our client service specialists are available to address your questions and concerns, and assist you in deciding on the right course of action to help the special senior in your life.
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Institute on Aging (IOA) CONNECT is your direct line to us and the
starting point for help with your concerns about the needs of older
adults and adults with disabilities. IOA CONNECT links you with our services,
as well as community services available. Call IOA CONNECT:
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