Feb 16, 2021
FEB 16, 2021 by RAFAEL ALEMÁN
Taking care of a senior is a rewarding job, but it also implies responsibility and proper education on the matter. Many seniors enjoy spending their peaceful time in the house they’ve always lived in. However, when certain health conditions interfere, their time in that space can be compromised.
Living with a senior can be overwhelming if there’s no attention to specific details that might affect their well-being. Whether you turn to an Aging Life Care Professional or, by any circumstance, you are the only person that can embark on the job of taking care of a senior, we share four recommendations to create the best environment for seniors and elderly patients.
These recommendations will help you and your loved one have a safe living environment, considering physical and mental health for the people involved.
Falls are the most common causes of injuries for seniors. Many elderly patients have the blessing of reaching a certain age while enjoying a healthy mental condition. Sometimes, however, the physical condition is not at the same level and it’s important to fix everything you can to maintain the physical condition as optimum as possible.
The kitchen area might be a dangerous place if there isn’t proper safety. The best recommendation we could provide is to keep the elderly away from the kitchen, although we understand the difficulties of perhaps telling grandma that she can no longer cook something special for the grandchildren when come to visit.
Now, whether the senior lives alone or your loved one just can’t stay away from the kitchen, we recommend the following:
Many elderly patients most of their time in the bedroom, sleeping and resting. The best thing you can do is create an environment that allows them to move comfortably around the space.
There are inevitable modifications that need to be made when living with a senior. One of them is distributing the house to best fit their needs, the ultimate goal is to avoid falls and accidents. We recommend the following:
There are cases in which seniors prefer to live by themselves and, if their mental and physical condition is not too deteriorated, they will most likely continue to do it. It’s also possible that no one is available to stay with them 24/7. What can you do when someone you love is feeling reluctant to the idea of either: having a person to assist them on a daily basis or living in a community space, like a Homecare Facility? We recommend the following:
If you’re looking for an Assisted Living Facility in the Oceanside/North San Diego area, we can recommend Oceanside Hills Senior Living, Pacifica Senior Living Oceanside, Las Villas de Carlsbad, and Brookdale Oceanside. All of these facilities are members of the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce.
Bio-One provides effective care on services like: cleanup and disinfection, hoarding cleanup, medical waste disposal, rodent droppings, feces/urine cleanup, sewage backups, and more. We are prepared to take on any situation, no matter how extreme it might be! We have helped many customers in their most difficult time of need.
Here’s the story of Alesia, an Aging Life Care Manager, in need of an urgent hoarding cleanup for her client. We responded promptly and let her know that they were in good hands:
If someone you love is in need of hoarding cleanup, house disinfection, odor removal, feces/urine cleanup, Bio-One is here to help you. Give us a call at 760-429-0729. We are available 24/7, 365 days a year.