Are you exhausted from having to take care of yourself, your family, and the needs of an aging loved one? You are not alone. While you absolutely want the best for your loved one, you also shouldn’t have to put all of the pressure on yourself to provide their care. There are professional caregivers for a reason, and in central New Jersey, you won’t find better ones than the committed caregivers at Assisting Hands. Here are just a few situations when hiring a caregiver can prove beneficial:
To Do the Talking
For many folks living alone, sometimes all they want is a little companionship. Of course, you are always there when you have time, but you probably have a job and a family to tend to, meaning your loved one spends a lot of time by themselves. Our caregivers would love to keep your loved one company when you are not around. We can play games, go for walks, or even just talk about days past.
To Do the Grooming
Another common issue for the elderly is getting themselves bathed and dressed. It takes a lot of effort and energy, which many people just don’t have as their body ages. Even if your loved one can still bathe on their own, they may need help getting dressed or brushing their teeth. Whatever personal care tasks they are having trouble with, our caregiver will assist with the utmost respect and discretion so your loved one never feels uncomfortable.
To Do the Cooking
Oftentimes, with old age comes restricted diet plans; however, that doesn’t necessarily mean your loved one is following theirs—or that they know how to cook delicious meals within these new guidelines. Our caregivers are well versed in all of the common diets, such as low-carb, low-sugar, and low-sodium plans. Not only can we prepare meals within these guidelines, they will be delicious and nutritious. Won’t your loved one be so happy to receive homemade, healthy meals every day? We think so.
To Do the Cleaning
From the mopping to the dishes to the garbage, if your loved one needs help with light housekeeping duties, our caregiver will get it done. We know that it’s important for your loved one to live in a clean environment, but that doesn’t mean all of the extra work should fall in your lap. Let us help you help your loved one.
To Do the Shopping and Run Errands
Sometimes, all your loved one needs is a little help running errands. Maybe their eyesight makes it so they can’t drive, or maybe having to bring the groceries to and from their car is too challenging. Whatever the reason, that’s between you and your loved one. All our New Jersey caregiver needs to know is that you want their help stocking the fridge.
With the help of a caregiver from central New Jersey, you won’t have to worry about your loved one receiving the proper care, and you won’t have to spend every last ounce of energy you have doing everything yourself. Give us a call today to find out how we can customize our caregiving services to meet your loved one’s specific needs.