Do you or loved ones need a little bit of help, especially with transportation and companionship?
Finding transportation can be challenging when anyone needs help with driving to doctor appointments, shopping trips to the grocery, pharmacy and other local errands. It is often difficult for the elderly as many busy families have demanding schedules. It’s OK to ask for help!
It is practical, if not essential, to find alternate solutions for transporting seniors who are no longer able to drive themselves. Identifying and making use of Hopkinton Home Care for transportation can enable your parents and elderly loved ones to remain at home and age in place.
- To begin, look at the big picture in regards to whether transportation is the only need of your elderly parents. It is possible if not probable that your aging mom or dad actually has needs that require additional care-giving assistance. Even ask them too – companionship is the #1 request… simply having tea or playing a board game!
While some seniors get around well and manage daily activities including personal care it is feasible that other needs such as housekeeping, meal preparation, and medication management are neglected. It is important to make this overall assessment in order to accurately determine what remedy might be best to accommodate your elderly folks.
- Hiring supporting from Hopkinton Home Care may be the most practical solution when there are care needs in addition to transportation. For example your mother might benefit from a caregiver doing some light housekeeping, laundry, followed by a shopping trip to buy her groceries. In another scenario, a caregiver might drive your father to a doctor appointment, pick up his prescriptions, and play a board game during the same visit.
- Never underestimate the likelihood that your loved one might enjoy the companionship of a caregiver as well as securing necessary transportation. Other companion services may include dining at a favorite restaurant, taking in a movie, visiting a local cultural event, or even just a simple walk.
Our clients often schedule a caregiver for a weekly or bi-weekly visit for a period of 3-4 hours that includes extra care-giving services along with transportation. These services are affordable and therefore are a practical means to meet transportation needs.
Hopkinton Home Care wants to answer your personal and confidential questions. Only after we learn what you need can we let you know how we can meet those needs.
Give us a call: 508-544-4650.
If you or a loved one need extra help, our personalized and custom health home care is a great option.