Auburn, NH Blog

Companion Care During the Holidays in Auburn, NH

The holidays can be a difficult time when trying to care for an aging loved one. With running errands, cooking meals, cleaning the house, and having the responsibility of keeping your loved one safe, it can be overwhelming. If you and your family are helping to meet the needs of an aging loved one, companion care from Visiting Angels of Auburn can make a difference in their long-term well-being and ability to remain independent at home. Companion care allows them access to a wide range of services, as well as vital emotional and mental health support - something that can be very beneficial during the holiday season!

Ease the Responsibility of Caring for an Aging Loved One with Companion Care from Visiting Angels of Auburn

At Visiting Angels of Auburn, we understand that each family has their schedules, needs, preferences, and personalities. Our companion care plans are built around your loved one's unique needs and can also change over time as their needs evolve.

For example, if your loved one needs to go to an appointment, our caregivers are happy to provide transportation and can even take notes for family members to read later.  Our aides are also there to provide one-on-one attention for seniors, which has been proven to reduce depression, anxiety, and social isolation.

Home care services to utilize during the holidays:

  • Meal planning, specific to your loved one's dietary needs
  • Transportation to appointments, family functions, and more
  • Mobility assistance, especially during the icy months
  • Light housekeeping, laundry, and linens changing
  • Running errands
  • Medication reminders

Giving Back to the Community

While it can be difficult to care for a loved one during the holidays, there are still ways to show support and love for your senior community! Spend time with elders in your family and community. Invite them to join in on celebrations, visit with them, or offer to assist them with writing cards. By showing support, we can make the holiday season brighter for everyone! If you know of someone needing living assistance this holiday or year-round, Visiting Angels of Auburn can help! Call us today at (603) 838-3126 and let’s spread some holiday cheer!

Each Visiting Angels agency is a franchise that is independently owned and operated. The Franchisor, Living Assistance Services Inc., does not control or manage the day to day business operations of any Visiting Angels franchised agency.