Senior Care Services in Pittsburgh: When Is It Time?
Posted: 1/28/2019 9:41 AM by
At Interim HealthCare of Pittsburgh, we know that making the decision to find in-home senior care services can be challenging for the entire family. Your parents may not be ready to admit they need help, and you may be struggling with feeling that you aren't doing enough to help them. That's when a professional senior care services agency can provide the most help and support. We understand the difficult position you are in and can help you decide if now is the time to get your parent or aging loved one the assistance that will make it possible for them to continue aging in place.
Signs It's Time for Senior Care Services
One of the most common questions we get at Interim HealthCare of Pittsburgh is about the timing of senior care services. When is the right time? How do you know if the time is right? There are some key signs that can indicate your loved one in the Pittsburgh area could benefit from senior care services. Some of the most common signs include:
- Changes in diet and weight loss
- Trouble transitioning from a seated to standing position
- Trouble with balance, walking, or general mobility, including navigating stairs
- General confusion about daily activities or tasks that used to be routine and familiar
- Forgetfulness, especially related to medications
- Missing appointments, forgetting to pay bills, or go grocery shopping
- Lack of personal hygiene, cleanliness around the home, or changes in personal grooming habits
- Unexplained bruises or injuries
If you have noticed your loved one in these signs, it may be time to start investigating the benefits of in-home senior care services. At Interim HealthCare of Pittsburgh, we can help your loved one continue to live safely at home and prevent the need for them to move to an assisted living facility. Our senior care services help seniors throughout the Pittsburgh area by providing help with common household tasks, personal hygiene activities, transferring assistance, and a wide variety of other tasks and activities. We can develop a plan that meets all of your loved one's needs.
Learn More About Our Senior Care Services in the Pittsburgh Area
Interim HealthCare of Pittsburgh is proud to support families in the Pittsburgh, PA area, including the surrounding communities of Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Lawrence, Washington, Westmoreland, and Mercer, through our specialized senior care services. To learn more about our care services, call us today at (412) 436-2200 to arrange a no-obligation consultation.