VISITING ANGELS GREATER ST. CHARLES, MO 636-244-3777
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Senior Care in Cottleville

Senior Care in Cottleville

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When You Feel Guilty Asking For Help

It’s not at all uncommon for family caregivers to feel guilty asking for help. In fact, at Visiting Angels® Greater St. Charles, our senior care team in the Cottleville area, deals with this issue all the time. We find it helpful for family caregivers to take the time to examine the faulty reasoning behind these undeserved feelings of guilt.

Why You Shouldn't Feel Guilty About Asking For Help

Most family caregivers have a strong sense of duty and commitment to their loved one. This is absolutely commendable and a sign of good character. The problem arises when the idea of self-sacrifice is taken to the extreme and the caregiver becomes sleep-deprived, run down, irritable, unable to concentrate, and constantly torn between competing obligations and priorities.

A good caregiver is a healthy caregiver. As our mental, emotional, and spiritual reserves are diminished, the level of care we provide to our loved one suffers, as does every other area of our lives. It’s totally unrealistic to think that one person can handle all that goes into caring for an aging elder, especially as their needs naturally increase.

Reaching out for help to other family members or professional senior care providers like Visiting Angels Greater St. Charles actually honors your commitment. It doesn’t take away from it. 

About Our Senior Care in Cottleville

At Visiting Angels Greater St. Charles, our team of compassionate and professional caregivers and administrators is locally owned and operated. Our caregivers all undergo an exhaustive vetting and interview process before earning their wings. Besides senior care experience, we look for individuals who possess important qualities like patience, respect, and empathy.

We personalize your care based on your specific needs. We can help with a wide variety of assistance, such as:

  • Meal planning and prep
  • Medication reminders
  • Companionship
  • Safe accompaniment and transportation to appointments and outings
  • Incontinence aid
  • Dignified bathing and grooming help
  • And much more

We offer hourly rates, no minimums, and payment is processed after services are rendered. We will customize our availability to your needs–from just a few hours a week to 24/7 care if you need us.

Using our Life Care Navigation™ system, we customize your senior care plan by combining elements of our entire line of in-home care services including companion care, personal care, palliative care, Ready Set Go Home, social care, dementia care, Alzheimer's services, End Of Life care, fall prevention, respite care, certified palliative care, and long distance caregiving.

Our Senior Care Area

  • Cottleville
  • Greater St. Charles
  • Weldon Spring
  • Orchard Farm
  • St. Peters
  • St. Charles
  • And the surrounding community

Don’t let undeserved guilt and faulty reasoning prevent you from seeking out the help you need. Reach out to Visiting Angels Greater St. Charles today to learn more about our senior care in Cottleville or to schedule a free, in-home consultation and assessment.

Serving St. Peters, St. Charles, Orchard Farm, Cottleville, Weldon Spring, and the communities of Greater St. Charles

Visiting Angels GREATER ST. CHARLES, MO
221 Spencer Rd #K
St Peters, MO 63376
Phone: 636-244-3777
636-244-3778
Fax: 636-244-3780