According to the US Census Bureau over a quarter of seniors over the age of 65 are living alone. You may even have an elderly mother or father who lives alone. This number is not surprising when you consider the desire of many seniors to remain at home for as long as possible. As our loved ones lose spouses or family members, experience a decrease in mobility, or deal with chronic health concerns, they may end up spending more and more of their time alone. This can lead to feelings of senior isolation. Thankfully, Visiting Angels® Mentor OH can help combat the effects of senior isolation with our caregivers and their joyful companionship.
As you may suspect, there are many negative effects when a loved one begins to feel isolated. Visiting Angels Mentor has caregivers who are well versed in caring for seniors and understand what to look for. Some ways feelings of loneliness or isolation can affect your loved one include:
Thankfully, aid from a compassionate caregiver, such as those at Visiting Angels Mentor, can help your loved one avoid feelings of isolation.
Senior caregivers from Visiting Angels Mentor are knowledgeable when it comes to helping seniors feel connected. Some of the ways they help include:
If your loved one is looking for a professional caregiver to provide companionship, call Visiting Angels Mentor today and ask about our care.
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