Visiting Angels Answers the Greater Bangor and Auburn, ME Areas' Elderly Home Care Service Questions

Frequently Asked Questions About Elderly Home Care Services in Greater Bangor and Auburn: 

Q. What kind of care services do you provide?

A: At Visiting Angels Mid Maine we offer various personal care services for seniors including personal care and companionship. No matter which care elderly home care services you choose, our plans are designed to support older adults while they age in place in the comfort of their own home. With one of our professional senior care aides, they will be able to do so safely and with dignity. As well, our care services often include added features like bathing or grooming assistance, help with running errands, reminders for fluid, meals, and medication. We even perform light housekeeping, as well as fall prevention support.

Q: What does the term "aging in place" mean exactly?

A: Aging in place, refers to the practice of allowing a loved one to continue to live at home, even when living assistance is required. This may include a variety of elderly home care services like help with mobility challenges and daily routines, which do not require medical intervention, but the caring help of someone that is there to provide support.

Q: Do you provide care services in assisted living facilities?

A:  Yes, we do. At times, families discover that the level of care being given to their senior at a nursing home or assisted living facility is simply not enough. In these instances, a senior care aide can help assist an older adult to regain some of their independence.

Q: How quickly can my family implement a care plan with Visiting Angels Mid Maine?

A:  Usually, we can send a caregiver to your loved one’s home within 48 hours, depending on the care needs. In urgent cases, we may be able to provide care coverage on the day you call.

Q: Will I be able to change the care schedule if I have an urgent appointment I need to go to?

A: Yes, it is possible to change your loved one’s care schedule, however, we do request a 1-week notice to do so. At Visiting Angels Mid Maine, we work with your loved one’s schedule and are committed to providing them with the care they need. As such, we'll always do our best to adapt to your loved one’s schedule and consider your family's requests and needs.

Q: How do I start care services with your office?

A: We make it easy to enlist in our elderly home care services and to start care with an in home caregiver. Contact us today at 207-605-8288 and we will book a free, no-obligation in home visit to better assess your loved one’s situation and care needs. Once you decide on which services your loved one needs, you'll be able to choose your own caregiver. Once you approve of them, they'll begin providing your loved one with elderly home care services and support.

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