The baby boomers consist of the 76 million Americans born between 1946 and 1964. They represent a huge portion, about 29 percent, of the U.S. population. As the baby boomers continue to age, the need for senior housing and care will increase. The percentage of Americans over the age of 65 is expected to double between 2012 and 2050. As that demographic grows the need for such services will remain high. There are many advantages to enrolling in senior living providers, especially for those who are looking to remain safe, secure and independent at home. In this article, we will discuss the benefits of senior living providers.
Senior living providers enable your loved one to live in a safe and secure environment where they can roam around freely and independently. With all of the risks that seniors are susceptible to like Alzheimer’s, diabetes and sepsis: detrimental issues to their health are possible, especially when older adults are living at home alone. Propitiously, senior living providers could help prevent this by having a skilled medical care professional at home who are certified, licensed and knowledgeable about high-technology medical equipment and techniques. With this in mind, It is paramount to cover all the bases when it comes to safety in senior living.
24 Hour Home Care
In addition to providing the care that seniors need, senior living providers provide assistance with the activities of daily living such as dressing, grooming, bathing as well as support with diet and nutrition. This is the type of care most seniors need while being able to maintain an independent lifestyle, while nursing is available on a 24-hour basis. Not to mention, the nurses are put through ongoing wound care education seminars, which is critical in preventing sepsis. With home care services, clients build trusting relationships with their caregivers who provide weekly checkups to treat their wounds by providing appropriate treatments.
It is important to understand how essential family is and why you need that peace of mind, knowing that your loved one is being cared for. At Renaissance Home Health Care and Adult Day Services, our professional staff fosters a warm, welcoming and well-supervised environment. Also, our members benefit from daily social interaction, community gardens, and local shelters, as well as an array of individualized care services. Here are some additional advantages of senior living communities:
- Activities and socialization opportunities scheduled throughout the day.
- More privacy than nursing homes while staying safe and secure.
- Maintenance free home with all of the amenities/services.
At Renaissance, our first priority and we have plenty of ways to help our clients thrive. We offer just the right blend of personal attention and assistance that’s helpful instead of obtrusive. Taking the time to get to know our clients enables us to better cater to our approach so it meets their needs and suits their preferences. To learn more about senior living options we offer, please click here.