Firstat Nursing Services, a Chula Vista Home Health Agency supports seniors by publishing smart tips for the holidays.
Linnea Goodrich, president of Firstat Nursing Services says that people are never too old to make changes and use self-improvement skills to increase the quality of their lives. Experienced home care workers can make the difference between a happy and safe New Year and discouragement for seniors.
Here are three self-improvement tips to make the New Year the best it can be for senior citizens.
Find Someone to Listen – Elderly citizens have lived long and fulfilling lives, and they have a lot to pass along. They just need someone to listen to them. Younger adults often have plenty of people to listen to their thoughts and stories, but seniors can become isolated in their homes. Many have families that live far away, or are too busy with their own lives to offer camaraderie.
Caregivers provide a special service in being available to listen and enjoy the experiences and memories of seniors. Having someone who cares enough to listen to their ideas and thoughts gives senior citizens a revitalized sense of self-esteem and helps relieve depression and feelings of isolation.
Get Help with Modern Technology – The world is hard to navigate without advanced technology skills. Whether it is a smart phone, a tablet, computer or simply the TiVo, senior citizens get a broader experience of life with someone around to help them navigate the high-tech world around them. Most elderly people did not grow up with these tools, and even the simplest of programming can be confusing.
A skilled home care provider can guide seniors who are looking to watch a favorite show, call friends and loved ones or video call children and grandchildren. The connection to loved ones near and far will expand an elderly person’s world and make them feel less alone.
Help Dealing with Physical Limitations – Senior citizens face both physical and cognitive limitations that can be daunting if they are alone. A home caregiver will help them navigate their lives by showing them how to break down seemingly insurmountable tasks into smaller, more manageable ones.
A skilled home care worker will always allow a senior citizen to do the things they are able to do, helping just enough to assist where needed, so seniors can feel a sense of accomplishment. Just as importantly, a caregiver will ask their senior clients for their opinions and advice so they understand that their input is valuable.
People wanting to learn more about Firstat Nursing Services are encouraged to call 619-220-7600 or visit http://firstatofsandiego.com to get a copy of this free guide, Critical Questions You Must Ask Before You Hire a Home Care Provider.
About Firstat Nursing Services
Linnea Goodrich is the owner of Firstat Nursing Services, which is the only Home Care Agency in San Diego that is both State licensed and certified by the Alzheimer's Association. Firstat Nursing Services has been providing a higher standard of home nursing, home health and home care services for elderly, disabled and injured people in the greater San Diego area since 1997.
To learn more, pick up a copy of this free guide, Critical Questions You Must Ask Before You Hire a Home Care Provider, just call 619-220-7600 or visit http://firstatofsandiego.com.
Firstat Nursing Services
411 Camino del Rio South, Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92108
Name: Linnea Goodrich
Organization: Firstat Nursing Services
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