It is a sad day when one is forced out of their home prior to their wanting to leave. When you are getting to the point where you are concerned about the safety of your Aging Loved one, there are things you can do to help them stay in their home longer. These vary from in home assistance to products that you can install that will improve the well being of your loved one.
There are many caregivers that specialize in taking care of the aging person, and they can provide in home assistance. This can be anyone from a Certified Nursing Assistant, a Registered Nurse, or even a family member. Not only does this provide company for your Aging Loved one, but also a piece of mind.
When it comes to the home, there are aging in place products that you can have installed in various rooms that help to prevent incidents such as slip and fall accidents. For example, the the bathroom, you can install extra handles above toilet and in the shower to aid in stability. Also having a curbless bathtub or shower eliminates the threat of falling due to stepping over the side of the tub.
There are also kitchen drawers that can roll out so that unnecessary reaching is avoided. Counter top lifts that adjust to the individual are also very beneficial for protecting ones body. For those that are still living in their 2+ story home, a chair lift makes it realistic to safely move about floors in the home. Call or visit us today, for even more helpful ways to keep your loved one in their own place.
1138 Humes Rd.
Janesville, WI 53545