Getting help for home care
When we begin taking care of our elderly loved ones, we start off with the best of intentions. We want to look after them the way they did for us for so many years. This may mean making nutritious meals that keep them as healthy and strong as possible, or completing housework that’s become too difficult for them. And of course, if they no longer drive, transport and accompaniment on errands and medical appointments is a must.
But life has a way of creeping in and catching up with us. One day your son or daughter has a school function you can’t afford to miss, or the boss wants you to work late. The washing machine breaks down, and you have to spend the week arranging for a repair. Or maybe you become ill yourself, and several days go by before you even begin to recover. Eventually, you begin to realize you can’t handle your own needs full time and those of your senior, no matter how much you want to.
That’s where the Institute on Aging can step in to help.
Let us handle Woodside home care
Although you love your senior dearly, and want only the best for them, there are only so many hours in the day. Trying to accomplish more than you are comfortable with will leave you physically and emotionally exhausted. But what if you had a way to give your senior all the time and attention you wanted to? What if you could provide them with caring, experienced professionals whose sole job it was to meet their every need?
That’s exactly what IOA seeks to provide for every one of our clients. We can arrange for a few hours a week of home health aide services to complete 24-hour supervision. Our certified dietitians can recommend a customized meal plan for your senior, taking into account both their preferences and nutritional needs. Meal preparation is completed by the aide, as well as light housekeeping (if needed). We will even transport and accompany your senior to medical appointments and errands, making sure they arrive at their destination safely and on time. And as your loved one’s needs change and grow, we help them plan not only for the present, but for their future requirements as well.
We do it all – so you don’t have to
The IOA offers an array of services to perfectly suit the homebound senior – or even those that just need a helping hand. Take a look below to see what we provide for the Woodside zip code of 94062:
Start making things easier with Woodside senior home care
If you’re ready to start making things easier on yourself (and better for your senior), please contact the Institute on Aging
. 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.