Older or disabled adults living at home often need daily assistance with personal care and basic daily living tasks. These might include help with bathing, meal preparation, medication monitoring, providing transportation to doctor appointments, and light housekeeping.
Some are fortunate enough to have a family member step in to help, or a friend from the community or a church parish member they trust.
Others need to hire a local caregiver because they don’t have family nearby or they don’t want to trouble friends and neighbors, or they simply want to maintain privacy with regards to receiving help with personal care. [Read more…]