In-home senior care consists of many levels. Physical assistance with daily tasks and responsibilities is important for maintaining independence. Care that focuses on a person’s mental health and emotional well-being is significant for staying sharp and happy with age. Finally, our Social Care program is essential in preventing isolation, loneliness and depression, which are all too common among seniors today.
At Visiting Angels Carlisle, our caregivers can help your loved one with all activities of daily living and make sure they stay socially connected with family and friends.
When family members live near each other, it is fairly easy to organize social visits. You can stop at your loved one’s home after work or a caregiver can drive them to your place for a Sunday meal. But what happens when you do not live close or your obligations simply prevent you from seeing your loved one as often as you would like?
At Visiting Angels Carlisle, our quality home care services can help solve this problem. By using modern technology, our social care program lets seniors regularly communicate with family and friends via social platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Skype. By utilizing social networks and VoIP services, seniors can easily stay in touch with everyone they care for. They can view photographs and videos posted by their grandkids, chat with their adult children whenever possible and even make video calls.
Since not all seniors are tech-savvy and some have never even used a smartphone or computer, our quality home care services include teaching older adults how to:
If you believe your loved one could benefit from our Social Care program, please do not hesitate to reach out to our Carlisle office or our drop sites in Gettysburg and Chambersburg. We are here to answer your questions and schedule a free, no-obligation consultation with your family.
Our quality home care services are based not just on experience, but science too. Namely, recent studies have shown that:
* Washington, D.C. based Phoenix Center
** Journal Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking