Home care services like ComForcare are seeing a pleasant trend among clients – optimism. According to a recent poll conducted by the National Council on Aging, United Healthcare, and USA Today, more aging Americans are optimistic about aging and the future. Of the 2250 individuals aged 60 or older surveyed, many anticipate their retirement years to be better than their working years, even amid current financial concerns. They claim they are confident they will be able to maintain their health and their stress levels effectively.
Americans are Living Longer
This positive attitude may be a result of the fact that seniors are living longer than ever. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the baby boomer generation is the fastest growing population in the States with 10,000 people turning 65 every day for the next ten years. With so many others reaching older ages, it is easy to feel more confident in your health and lifestyle. As they approach their senior years, those questioned in the survey stated that they are optimistic about aging, expect the best to come still, and plan to have the same quality of life or better during the next decade.
Seniors are Staying Active
Seniors are not only aging happily, but are still participating in many aspects of life including working part- or full-time, participating in social activities, and being able to “age in place” in the comfort of their own home. These activities and lifestyle habits provide a sense of purpose and enjoyment and may contribute to lowering stress and improving health. They also give seniors more reason to want to stay at home within familiar communities, rather than move to a nursing home or across the country to live near other family as they grow older.
Home Care Allows Seniors to Age at Home
Although “aging in place” is a common goal for many seniors, less than half of seniors in their 70s said they could live independently. In addition, more than 25 percent of those polled in their 60s were not confident there would be resources and facilities in their community to allow them to live independently. This has been a big factor in the rise of home care agencies and elderly care services in recent years. Without adequate community and federal resources, many families are turning to local home care services to provide assistance with home care responsibilities for senior parents and grandparents. Home care services enable clients to avoid moving to a nursing home, allowing them to stay comfortably in their own home near friends and family.
ComForcare Provides National Home Care Services
Home health agencies like ComForcare provide part-time or full-time care which helps senior clients live independently and comfortably at home. ComForcare is a premier provider of private-duty home care services to people of all ages with offices conveniently located nationwide. They can help make life easier for those coping with a chronic medical condition, recovering from an illness or injury, or dealing with the challenges of aging – in the comfort of their own homes. ComForcare offers elderly care services including personal care, homemaking, transportation, companionship and family respite services to improve the quality of life and level of independence for every individual and family receiving home care services. Each ComForcare office is independently owned and operated.
ComForcare Home Care
2510 Telegraph Road, Suite 100
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302