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5 Things to Consider About Home Care Over the Summer

Home Care Options for Seniors in Fairfield CT

Home Care Options for SeniorsHome care is a great option for those in need, especially seniors. If you have an elderly loved one, such as your mother or father, who seems to be having difficulty around the house lately, or has recently been hospitalized, you may be the one providing support for him or her.

That means your summer could be devoted to nothing but assisting them in everything they need. That’s not going to provide you any real benefit and it may also limit the benefits your loved one could gain by hiring an experienced and professional home care aide.

Still, you may be more than willing and able to provide some support and assistance throughout the summer months ahead. Before committing to full-time care for them, consider these five things with regard to home care options over the summer.

1. Home care can be hired for part-time assistance.

You don’t have to hire a home care aide for around the clock care or full-time, 40 hours a week, care. You can hire somebody for just a couple of hours a day once or twice a week.

2. Summer is a time for vacations.

People take vacations all year round, but summer is often a time when people take a week or two off or at least long, three-day weekends to head out to the beach, up into the mountains, or to do some camping.

If you’re planning a vacation, you have to take into consideration what your elderly loved one requires as well.

3. Last-minute care is available.

You could assume you’ll be fine taking care of your mother, but when your vacation or weekend getaway is fast approaching, you may suddenly have second thoughts about leaving them without any support.

When you contact an agency, you’ll realize you can hire somebody on short notice and for just a brief period of time.

4. Summer is what you make of it.

You may have once enjoyed summer thoroughly, but recently it’s been more stressful because of the care your loved one requires.

You might be concerned about their safety at home, so you give up barbecues, vacations, spending time with friends and other family members, and more. Summer is what you make of it, so if you want to make it a good one, consider home care to help out, at the very least.

5. You can include your elderly loved one.

For holiday celebrations, family gatherings, and much more, you can certainly include your elderly loved one in the festivities. You don’t have to be the one to stress about their needs if you rely on home care support through an agency.

If you or an aging loved one are considering home care 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.

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