There is an old proverb that says:
“Travel East, Travel West, After all HOME is best.”
Home is not merely a geographic location, nor is it just a sweet spot in our memory. Home is where you feel at peace with yourself and most comfortable and secure.
Many health care treatments that were once offered only in the hospital, doctor’s office or nursing facility can now be done at home and are every bit as effective . Some of the benefits of aging in place include:
Comfort and Familiarity – Aging can be hard, so why make it harder? In their own homes seniors can have a sense of independence, helping them feel safe and secure because they are familiar and comfortable surrounded by positive memories. There is just something about being at home that brings joy to the heart. It’s cozy, low-stress space where family can visit at any time.
Overall Happiness – According to AARP 2011 survey, nearly 90% of seniors want to stay in their own home as they age. http://assets.aarp.org/rgcenter/ppi/liv-com/aging-in-place-2011-full.pdf
Continue To Be Independent – Living at home allows you to maintain your independence longer and not have to follow a mealtime or activity schedule. A loss of independence can have serious emotional effects especially for those who are used to taking care of themselves.
Keep All Personal Possessions – Clearing out decade’s worth of possessions can be overwhelming and cause emotional pain.
Minimize Change – Maintain usual routines, having to make all kinds of adjustments to one’s daily life can be stressful.
If you or a loved one are looking for quality home care services, the Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) and Home Health Aides (HHAs) referred by Granny NANNIES are trained to provide the special care required and can do so in the privacy and comfort of home. CNAs and HHAs assist in routine, daily activities, such as personal care as well as with monitoring cognitive risk factors.
Granny NANNIES was established in 1990 to provide seniors with in-home care. Operating under the founding premise that reliable and affordable senior home care should be available to everyone; Granny NANNIES offers personalized services to meet the requirements of any individual, regardless of age or need, in their home. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, we refer quality and trustworthy in-home care for you and your loved ones. For more information on how we can help you, call 800-316-2669 or visit our website at: GrannyNANNIES.com