Physical, Mental, Emotional and Spiritual Impact of Caregiving on Seniors
Life was young once. It was vibrant. But it is not necessary for it to become less vibrant because of aging and only because the youth has spent away. Even in declining years you can be as young and as vibrant as you were when you were young and tender of age! Finding it hard to believe? Just read on! You will know how the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual impacts of caregiving from Comfort Keepers can gift to our seniors a life full of joy and strength just like the youth.
When the time comes decay takes place. Body seems to give away to weakness and diseases. Maintaining good physical condition in declining years is therefore the top most priority for the wellbeing of our beloved seniors. Caregivers engaged in Comfort Keepers home care San Jose are very aware of this and are trained professionals experienced in maintaining healthy physical condition of our seniors.
From them our beloved seniors get:
Expert Physical Attention
Not all can care for the seniors the way a trained individual would be able to do. They know the intricacies of the task at hand and know how to motivate our seniors into regular physical acts of exercise so that they can maintain as much physical wellbeing as possible in that age. They are aware of the particulars of exercises that would be suitable for the seniors as well as they can involve them in physical acts according to their specific needs and physical condition.
Total Physical Care
Regular care of the physique means everything from physical cleanliness to maintaining regular routine. Doing tailored acts of exercises appropriate to the age and bodily condition. The home care San Jose Comfort keepers are very much into this and leave no efforts to give their fullest in ensuring that all the cares are taken for their clients so that all these issues are maintained.
Tailored Physical Care
Through tailored set of practices it is ensured that the clients get just the amount that is necessary for their purpose. If just a regular walk down the park is what all they can manage in a given situation then even that can make a huge lot of difference in their lives. This can remove excessive fatigue and can rejuvenate the body enough to prevent sudden or untimely fall.
Being Disease Free
By maintaining good physical condition the seniors also stay away from other health issues and diseases like diabetes, heart diseases, cancer, obesity, osteoporosis etc. Besides, the home care San Jose Comfort Keepers’ targeted care helps to deal with other aging issues like muscle pain, physical lethargy, arthritis; and helps them to be physically energized and active day in day out.
The body we can see but the mind we can not. Along with the body old age also takes a heavy toll on the mind of the elderly. That we all know but how many of us know how to care for that mind and to keep it healthy and rejuvenated even in those declining years?
It definitely is not an easy task. You need vast knowledge and experience of caring for seniors and working with them enough to be able to deal with such intricate issues. From the Comfort Keepers In-Home Care Services San Jose you get exactly that.
And these are the impacts that Comfort Keepers have on our seniors mental well-being:
Professional Care for Mental Conditions
Dealing with mental illnesses like- anxiety, depression, dementia, parkinson, sleep irregularities, aphasias and some others. Our In-Home Care Services San Jose Comfort Keepers are well accustomed to all these conditions and are equipped with all the necessary wisdom to deal with them. So that our seniors remain always aided by them to fight against these mental conditions.
Most of us while aging face the pangs of the upcoming death even before it finally arrives. This feeling inevitably lead us to question even the basic facts of our existence and the meaning of life; and the purpose seems to be lost. With the Interactive caregiving philosophy at the heart of our Comfort Keepers, dealing with mental feeling of purposelessness and overcoming it becomes quite an easy task for our seniors.
With an elderly in the family it often might happen that the atmosphere remains tensed when the things aren’t going well. The other members of the family might often feel it difficult to adjust and co-operate. Here too our Comfort Keepers can be of invaluable assistance. Being experienced in working with families for so long a time have bestowed upon them the skills and tactics that allow them to bring happiness back to those families.
Caregivers from Comfort Keepers employ strategies that are specifically targeted to increase cognitive efficiency and improve memory in our seniors. In this regard they use various mental exercises and other psychoanalytical and psychological strategies.
The first lines are always important and when it comes to emotional well being of seniors every word matters. Emotions are life. Emotions are very powerful in shaping the day to day experiences of every life as well as for maintaining overall physical and mental health. The Comfort Keepers Home Care San Jose caregivers are fully aware of this fact and know how to create the atmosphere of complete emotional fulfilment for our seniors.
These are the specific emotional impacts that they strive to provide for the seniors:
Dealing with Lower Negative Emotions
Feeling of isolation, stress and loneliness are common companions of all life on earth but it can become really acute with aging. Elderly people often find it difficult to connect and adjust with people around them hence these issues intensifies. To deal with these problems they need people who really know how to connect; and they get exactly that from Comfort Keepers Home Care San Jose.
With age everybody gradually becomes unable to care for themselves. But it doesn’t necessarily mean that they have to lose the feeling of being independent. Such situation is very detrimental for the mental and emotional health of an elderly. Hence the interactive caregiving approach which is designed to involve the seniors in daily activities which gives them the sense of self engagement and the feeling of being independent.
Lack of friends and emotional companionship are very common phenomena in old age. This can be even fatal to one’s self esteem and confidence. From Comfort Keepers Home Care San Jose Comfort Keepers our seniors get such a caregiver who naturally and habitually turns into a friend and a companion. Thus, removes any such detrimental emotions from the lives of the seniors.
Rediscovering the Lost Joys of Life
With Interactive Caregiving our Comfort Keepers engage our seniors with various social and cultural activities along with involving them with daily activities of their own. They take care to find out their lost interests and connects them with those once again. The seniors rediscover the lost joys of their lives again, maintaining the sense of affinity with the family, the world and the society around them.
Study shows that sixty to seventy percent of seniors agree that being spiritually rich contributes meaning and purpose to life and aids in fighting with aging related physical, mental and emotional problems.
Hence, we assign Comfort Keepers according to the specifics of the clients. Only after thorough analysis of the senior’s need and condition we chose the appropriate caregiver for them. In this regard we keep spiritual compatibility as one of the major indicator for properly assigning the right Comfort Keeper to every senior.
Getting a Spiritual Companion
As we assign Comfort Keepers according to the spiritual matchup of the client. The senior involved gets the opportunity to become friends with the caregiver not only on social terms but also on purely humane spiritual terms. They get to share their inner views about their faith and philosophy on life, hence always stays in touch with the peace of mind that they deserve.
Spiritual Solace and Wisdom
We harbor Comfort Keepers from all the spheres of the spiritual demography at Comfort Keepers In-Home Care Services San Jose. So, naturally it can also be claimed as a liberal spiritual sanctuary. From the Comfort Keepers here our seniors get just the amount of whatever they need to remain spiritually vibrant.
Getting Rid of Negative Emotions
Feeling and emotions have a very deep and intricate connection with the spiritual beliefs and practices that one have. A strong spiritual inclination can help one to go a long way in the fight against negativity of all kind. Proper spiritual culture can fend off depression, stress, nihilism, sense of isolation and the sense of unnecessary guilt, fear and incontinence.
Maintaining Inner Peace
Yes, peace is necessary in all the stages of one’s life but it becomes indispensable when you are aging. The fear of the approaching inevitable can suck all the life and mind away from an individual if it is not backed up by the essential spiritual force. And there are all the other problems to deal with. So, maintaining a robust spiritual health and achieving inner peace is a must for the seniors. Our Comfort Keepers at In-Home Care Services San Jose are dedicated to make that happen.
So, now you know how it is quite possible to live as happy, energised and rejuvenated a life as like a young fellow even in your declining years with Comfort Keepers elderly care services.