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Staying Home with Live in Care for Seniors

Live in Care for Seniors in Fairfield, CT

Live-in-Care-for-SeniorsIf you were to ask one hundred seniors today whether they would prefer to move into an assisted living facility, nursing home, or remain home, the vast majority of them would prefer to ‘age in place.’ That’s because home is where they feel comfortable. Even if they haven’t lived in this particular house or apartment for many years, they have probably decorated it to be as comfortable for them as possible.

As people get older, though, they may run into numerous challenges. It may become difficult for them to get up and down the stairs. If the washer and dryer happens to be upstairs or even in the basement, they may begin avoiding doing laundry altogether, especially if they don’t want to express any concerns they have with regard to their safety to their family members.

Relying on professional and experienced home care services is a great asset for people of all ages who have difficulty tending to certain things on their own. When you’re talking about seniors, there may come a time when live in care may need to be discussed as well. This is a form of home care that takes things one step further.

November is Home Care Month and for any senior who requires assistance getting out of bed, going to the bathroom, getting to the stores and doctors’ appointments, and more, it may be practical to rely on live in home care.

The opportunity to remain comfortable.

The most important aspect of any type of home care is to help the elderly individual be comfortable, but also safe. A home care aide, more specifically a live in caregiver, would be there for the senior any time of the day or night. If the elderly individual has to use the bathroom at 2 o’clock in the morning, they can call on the caregiver to support them getting out of bed and going to the bathroom, and then getting back into bed.

This caregiver can also assist or even prepare meals. They can provide transportation in many situations, if they drive.

By relying on a live in caregiver, the senior will be able to remain at home as long as they want to. There is no need to move into any other situation or living environment, including with other family members. The best situation is wherever the senior will be most comfortable. For the vast majority of them, that happens to be home.

If you or an aging loved one are considering live in care for seniors in Fairfield, CT or the surrounding areas, please contact SYNERGY HomeCare of Fairfield, CT at 203-923-8866.

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Jay Kiley

Jay Kiley has spent over well over 30 years providing world class customer service to clients around the world. Whether it was during his career in banking as asenior officer with Fortune 500 companies or working with some of the wealthiest people in the world with the Superyacht Rigging Company he owned with his brother; customer service was and is first and foremost.

As the Regional Developer of SYNERGY HomeCare in Connecticut for the past several years Kiley again puts the customer’s needs first. Working with the four five SYNERGY HomeCare Connecticut offices, Danbury, Bristol, Stamford, East Haven and Fairfield, which he owns with his wife of 34 years,Laurie, he has lead the SYNERGY CareTeam to tremendous growth and continued success. Knowing first hand how health, aging and memory care issues can take a toll on a family, he is a very hands-on owner. He makes his cell phone available to all clients and their families providing more than just care, Kiley provides solutions to his client’s care needs and peace of mind to their family.