Long Distance Elder Care: When You Can’t Be There in Person

In this day and age, it is not uncommon for families to be separated by distance. Whether you travel for work, moved away due a job transfer, or your loved one retired to a milder climate, you may find  yourself living far away from an aging parent or family member. You are diligent about checking in with your loved one on a regular basis, but what happens when you discover your loved one needs assistance at home? You don’t have to fret because you can’t be there in person. Visiting Angels® Longview has elder care professionals available to provide the assistance your loved one needs.

Stay Informed of Your Loved One’s Elder Care Status

Elder care providers from Visiting Angels Longview can keep you up to date on your loved one’s status, even when you are far away. Aside from the regular care provided by their caregiver, administrative staff from our agency checks in with your loved one to ensure quality of care. Should anything important come up, we will notify you. You are also welcome to call our agency at any time, day or night. If we are unable to take your call, we will get back with you within 15 minutes. Elder companion care from Visiting Angels Longview can help you gain peace of mind while away from your loved one.

Long Distance Elder Care Services Provided

There are many areas of your loved one’s daily living routine you may have concerns about. Elder care professionals from Visiting Angels Longview can help with these tasks. Family members often worry about their loved one’s nutrition. Are they eating enough? Is mom following her dietary restrictions? What if dad forgets to turn off the stove? These are common concerns, ones that are easily addressed by the elder care providers from Visiting Angels Longview. We can assist with meal preparation and planning as well as other daily tasks such as light housekeeping, running errands, transportation, walking assistance, and other non-medical tasks.

Elder Care Provides Valuable Companionship

Elder companion care from Visiting Angels Longview can provide joyful companionship to your loved one. Particularly if your loved one lives far from friends and family, they may be lacking in companions. Caregivers form a special bond with their clients and can give your loved one something to look forward to.

Call Visiting Angels Longview today to learn more about long distance elder care and how it can help your loved one.

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