Home Care Agency Helps Seniors Forge and Strengthen Social Connections

ComForcare offers companionship services to help seniors live a more socially active lifestyle within their community. COMFORCARE LOGO

Home care services are a great way to help elderly loved ones enjoy the companionship they need to live a healthy, independent lifestyle.  Research shows that seniors who participate in a more active social life experience more health benefits.  This is because social experiences help prevent loneliness, boredom, and depression that can stem from isolation.  ComForcare Home Care works with clients and their families to create customized home care services including companionship services on an as-needed, part-time, and even full-time basis.

Individualized Companionship Services

ComForcare home care providers go the extra mile to ensure their clients are happy and active in a way that is best for them.  For example, one family recently reached out to ComForcare Mokena to help with their aging mother.  The woman had withdrawn from social activities.  She lived in an assisted living center, but was not eating well because she did not feel well enough to go to the dining room for meals.  The family phoned ComForcare to see what could be done to help.

A ComForcare home care provider was matched to the client and spent time talking with her in her home to help alleviate her loneliness.  She also accompanied the lady on short walks through her living center, assisting her in a wheelchair when she was too tired to walk.  This way, the woman was able to visit with neighbors who were also out and about.

The home care provider also assisted the woman by preparing meals for her at home and inviting friends, family, and neighbors over to share the meals with her.  By partnering with the family, ComForcare was able to assess the best ways to help the mother regain her health and strength and participate in appropriate social activities.

“We have helped turn this woman’s life around and her daughter feels so much better about the situation knowing that her mother is enjoying her life as she ages in place,” shares ComForcare Mokena owner, Valerie Svenningsen.  “We’re so pleased that we could help them both.”

Supporting Social Interaction

ComForcare offers companionship services in addition to personal care, housekeeping, and transportation assistance to make life easier for each client.  Everyone needs social interaction, and seniors are especially vulnerable to feelings of isolation, loneliness, and depression if they spend long periods of time alone.  Having a home care provider in the home gives aging loved ones the gift of companionship.

ComForcare home care providers are there to listen and converse when clients want to reminisce about the past, talk about grandchildren, or discuss current events or hobbies.  If your loved one has limited mobility or is unable to drive, the caregiver can provide transportation and escort to social events, entertainment venues, club meetings, or visits with family and friends.

Whether a loved one needs help getting dressed, preparing a meal, taking a walk, or playing a game of cards, caregiver services from ComForcare will enhance your loved one’s health, life, independence, and happiness.

About ComForcare Home Care

ComForcare is a premier provider of private-duty, non-medical home care services to people of all ages, with offices located nationwide. Each office employs experienced, compassionate caregivers who 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 home. ComForcare offers home 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 its services.  Each ComForcare office is independently owned and operated.

ComForcare Home Care

2510 Telegraph Road, Suite 100

Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302



By |2017-01-01T11:31:27+00:00June 6th, 2013|ComForcare Home Care|1 Comment
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