Senior Care in Avon, IN: In Home Care Options

Independence is something that people of all ages’ value, and especially seniors. The senior members of our families have a great desire to retain the independence no matter their age or physical health. It is a natural, human desire and doesn’t disappear or diminish with age. However, every elderly person’s specific needs, physical health and situation have to be taken into account when making the home care decision.

Most senior citizens have some type of medical condition, whether small or large. Small health difficulties can usually be managed by the senior simply by taking their medication on time and going for regular doctor checkups. Bigger medical problems may need the regular attention of a health care attendant, in which case the senior Senior Care in Avon, INwould require home health care if choosing to age at home.

Home care agencies have become very important because the demand for senior care services has been increasingly rising. These services are equipped to provide whatever services a senior may need at home, through the entire range from personal care to health care to home care, transportation, etc.

Support for the senior in their own home provides them with a way to fulfill their desire to age in place. Caring and compassionate caregivers have been trained to give the care the senior needs so the senior doesn’t have to be relocated to a facility. These caregivers can be employed part time or full time and can cover daytime or nighttime or both, whatever is required to meet the needs of the senior.

Families still remain a big part of the elderly parent’s life, even though they are not providing fulltime caregiving to the elderly loved one. In fact, studies have shown that families remain close knit when senior care services provide the caregiving because no family member is shouldering the caregiving burden alone. Grandchildren can participate by coming to visit the grandparents and phoning them on a regular basis as well. Adult children can share the other tasks not covered by the caregiver.

Aging in place means the elderly person can keep up relationships they have formed over the years, including neighbors and friends in the community. They feel much more at home and therefore much more comfortable remaining in their familiar neighborhood. It’s a big stress and a big change to move into a facility, and some seniors have a difficult time ever recovering from the stress. Staying in the comfort of their own home avoids the stress of moving.

The caregivers at Great Care are available to talk with you and your family about all of your senior care needs. Great Care is an elder care agency providing quality and affordable senior care in Avon, IN and the surrounding areas. Call (317) 595-9933 for more information.

About Julie Sullivan

Julie Sullivan is the Owner at GreatCare of Indianapolis IN.
GreatCare is a licensed, personal services agency, providing in-home care services to the Indianapolis, Indiana and surrounding areas. We serve the personal health and daily care needs of seniors or individuals who prefer to stay at home, but require assistance with everyday activities, such as dressing, personal hygiene, meal preparation, laundry or errands. Our team of certified nurse aids and home health aids can provide you with personalized, in-home care services to meet your needs, including:
Daytime hourly in-home care
Temporary or post-hospital respite care
24-hour, around-the-clock home care
Morning and evening care
Overnight / Slumber care
In addition, we offer our Care Compass service, to assist in setting the course for the next stage in your loved ones life. We guide you through the currents of aging, and help you find your true north. Our licensed nurses, with experience in hospice and geriatric care, will help guide you through the complex and often sensitive journey of selecting an in-home care service, and will provide a smooth transition to a new way of life for your loved one, without the anxiety and fear.

Our current nursing and management team has more than 75 years of combined experience in the home healthcare services industry. All of our caregivers are bonded, insured and screened thoroughly, so you know you’ll be receiving the greatest care possible. That’s why we stand by our mission: to deliver the same, quality care we expect for ourselves and our loved ones.