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When a parent or another older member of your family is beginning to need help with everyday tasks, yet wishes to retain a level of independence, senior home assistance can be the best choice for them. It may be especially valuable for seniors who live on their own and have lived under the same roof for many years.

Because of physical or mental impairment, they may find it difficult to do everything they once could. To find out just how senior home assistance can help your loved one, get in contact with Dr. Patrick Haydel and his senior home assistance team of KSI Companion Care in Houma, LA.

Home Care

By continuing to live at home your loved one can continue to be independent. With the help of a trained caregiver, they can do so even if everyday errands are out of their reach. From buying groceries to preparing meals and some light housekeeping, their caregiver can make everyday life more manageable.

Personal Care

Personal grooming is another aspect with which a caregiver can assist. How much help is provided depends on your loved one's physical ability. For many who are aging, falls in the bathtub are a real concern and a caregiver can help prevent them. They can also aid in other aspects of grooming as they get ready for the day.

Medication

While caregivers can't dispense medications to your loved ones they can help in many other ways to make sure they don't miss their time and don't accidentally overmedicate either. The caregiver can remind your loved one when it's time to take a medication, as well as help them understand the labels, and of course, help them open the bottles when necessary.

Senior Home Assistance in Houma, LA

Mentioned above is not the full extent of what Dr. Haydel and his team can do to improve the life of your loved ones and allow them to continue to live independently. For more information reach out to KSI Companion Care in Houma, LA, by dialing (985) 655-4444.

By KSI Companion Care
June 16, 2021
Category: Health Care
Tags: Companion Care  

How the companion care providers in Houma, LA, can help your senior family member stay happy and well

If you have a senior family member that you are caring for, it can be overwhelming. You may have a job. or caring for young children, or have other responsibilities. Caring for a senior can stretch you too thin. Fortunately, there is help. The answer is elderly companion care!

The doctors and caregiver staff of KSI Companion Care in Houma, LA, offer a wide range of services for seniors, including elderly companion care to help your senior family member stay happy and well.

KSI Companion Care can help by finding the perfect caregiver to help out. Whether it’s everyday tasks or health issues, your caregiver can provide what you and your family need.

These are just a few of the ways your KSI Companion Care caregiver can help you and your family:

  • Provide transportation, if your senior family member has a doctor’s appointment
  • Run errands, if your senior family member needs groceries or medications
  • Household chores, if your senior family member needs help with cleaning, vacuuming, and other everyday tasks
  • Grooming, if your senior family member needs help with bathing and dressing

One of the most important helping hands a caregiver can provide is spending time with a loved one. In this busy world, it’s common to not have the time you want to spend with a senior family member. Seniors often suffer from a feeling of isolation and depression. A KSI caregiver can spend time with your senior family member. The one-on-one connection between senior and caregiver can make the difference in your family member feeling loved and appreciated.

Your senior family member deserves golden years filled with love, tenderness, and kindness. KSI Companion Care can help. To learn more about the benefits of elderly companion care and how it can help your senior family member stay happy and well, call the doctors and caregiver staff of KSI Companion Care in Houma, LA, at (985) 655-4444. Call now!

By KSI Companion Care
April 07, 2021
Category: Companion Care
Tags: In-home Care  

Discover the advantages of hiring an in-home caregiver in Houma, LA.

We all want to age gracefully but aging makes it difficult for our elderly parents to be as independent as they once were. Maybe they are having trouble bathing and dressing independently. Perhaps their mobility makes them a fall risk, or they are simply lonely in a house by themselves. These are just some of the reasons that families and individuals turn to our Houma, LA, team to choose the ideal caregiver to meet their family’s unique needs.

Socialization and Quality Time

Many people feel isolated and lonely, especially these days, and our goal here in Houma, LA, is to provide seniors and homebound individuals with in-home caregivers that offer a listening ear, good conversation, and companionship.

Our caregivers are here to provide your loved ones with whatever they need, whether it’s cooking, watching a movie, playing a game, or simply talking. Knowing that there is someone there to talk to, can also provide peace of mind to family members who may worry about their elderly’s parent mental and emotional wellbeing.

Easy Transportation

Do you stress about getting your parent to the doctor’s office? Seniors spend a lot of time going back and forth to various appointments, and we know how much stress that can have on the rest of the family. After all, you may be taking time off of work to drive your parents to doctor’s appointments, to pick up groceries, take them to the hairdressers, and many other places.

Instead of having to take time out of your schedule to do all of these things, our in-home caregivers can help make these daily tasks and errand runs easier so your parent can get out and about without you having to take another day off work.

Help Them Maintain Their Independence

Our parents want to keep their independence as much as possible, even as they age. While this can get more challenging, having a professional caregiver in the home can provide the additional safety and reassurance to know that your mom or dad can still go about their daily routine and do what they need for themselves while having the professional help and care they require whenever they need it.

Many people turn to in-home caregivers because they don’t want to move their parents to an assisted living or nursing home facility. Our caregivers make it possible for them to stay in their homes and maintain their independence.

Here at KSI Companion Care in Houma, LA, we offer everything from in-home caregivers to senior assistance and companion care. We understand that nothing is more important than keeping your family healthy, safe, happy, and in their homes. To schedule a consultation with us, call (985) 655-4444 today.

By KSI Companion Care
January 26, 2021
Category: Health Care
Tags: Caregivers  

Find out the important role a caregiver can play in your or your family’s life.
 

Nothing is more important than knowing that our loved ones are being cared for, and sometimes we need help in order to continue providing the best care for our family members. Approximately 39.8 million caregivers provide care to adults with disabilities or illnesses in the US. Here at KSI Companion Care in Houma, LA, we recognize the critical part that caregivers play in people’s lives, whether caring for a senior or helping someone who is chronically ill. Here’s what our team of caregivers can provide you and your family,
 

Make Personal Care Easier

Whether you have an aging parent with mobility issues or a family member with cancer, many personal activities such as grooming and bathing may be more challenging for them. In fact, it may be impossible for them to do some of these personal care activities without help. Our Houma, LA, caregivers can assist with and make it easier for people to go to the bathroom, bathe, groom and dress. We can also provide assistance with meal preparation and cleanup, as well as tasks around the house such as light housekeeping.
 

Provide Companionship

Seniors and those who are chronically ill aren’t often able to get out and socialize like they once did; however, we are social beings and need the comfort and companionship of others. If your family member can’t get out of the house to socialize, our caregivers can bring the companionship into your Houma, LA, home. Not only are we there to provide conversation, but we can also play games or participate in activities that they love but haven’t gotten to enjoy on their own.
 

Medication Reminders

This is a particularly important one for aging individuals, as they often forget to take their medications. If there is no one in the home to remind them there may be days when they skip these medications, which could have serious consequences for their health. Having a caregiver in your home means that you never have to worry about this again. While can can’t administer medications, we can provide gentle reminders to make sure that they take their medications throughout the day.
 

Offer Emotional Support

Getting older or having a serious diagnosis can have an incredible impact on you and your family. Our caregivers are deeply compassionate and empathetic people who can be there to provide the entire family with support and a listening ear.
 

If you are interested in learning more about our caregivers and the companion services we offer in Houma, LA, call KSI Companion Care at (985) 655-4444 to find out if we’re the right fit for your family.

By KSI Companion Care
December 24, 2020
Category: Health Care
Tags: Companion Care  

If you have a senior family member whose physical limitations restrict their ability to engage in daily activities and limit their social involvement, companion care can prevent them from feeling isolated. It can also give you and your family peace of mind because you can be confident that your loved one’s quality of life is just as you would want it to be.

Dr. Patrick Haydel is a physician and Richard Beniot is the personal care coordinator at KSI Companion Care in Houma, LA where their team of professional caregivers is dedicated to providing the highest quality in non-medical home care.

What is Companion Care?

Companion care is a form of in-home care either on a part-time, full-time, or live-in basis. Caregivers offer non-medical care to senior adults or those with disabilities. As well as offering emotional support, caregivers can help with a variety of tasks, which may include:

  • Running errands
  • Light housekeeping
  • Assisting with bathing and dressing
  • Scheduling appointments
  • Transportation to appointments and activities
  • Meal preparation
  • Socialization and entertainment
  • Communicating with the family and health care team

Houma residents can benefit from companion care in their home, or in a nursing facility, particularly if their family members do not live nearby.

Does Your Family Member Need Companion Care?

Many older adults can benefit from companion care, as can people with disabilities or those suffering from cognitive declines such as dementia or Alzheimer’s. Companion care can enable a loved one to carry on living in their home, where they feel most comfortable. It can also give you peace of mind because you can rest assured that your loved one is safe and being cared for when you cannot be there.

If you live in Houma, LA and you would like to find out more about companion care for your loved one, call KSI Companion Care at (985) 655-4444 to schedule a consultation.





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