Personal Care at Home

Personal care at home helps people to age in place with assistance instead of an assisted living facility or nursing home. Our skilled caregivers can assist with bathing, dressing, hair care and more.

Personal Care at Home in Tennessee and Georgia by Senior Solutions

Providing Personal Care at Home in Nashville, Memphis, Knoxville, Cookeville, Jackson, Atlanta, Roswell, Hapeville, Johns Creek, Sandy Springs, College Park, Milton, Chattahoochee Hills, Alpharetta and surrounding areas.

As our population ages and life expectancy increases, more and more people are choosing to remain in their homes instead of moving into long-term care facilities. 

In fact, according to the US Department of Health and Human Services, 90% of seniors wish to stay at home as they grow older. 

That’s why it’s so important for family members to recognize how providing simple personal care can help keep their loved ones safe and well-cared for while preserving their dignity.

Benefits Of Personal Care at Home

First, it helps seniors maintain dignity and independence. Rather than having to rely on family members our caregivers help with tasks such as bathing and toileting, personal care allows them to carry out these activities without needing assistance or feeling embarrassed. 

Additionally, this type of care also enables seniors to engage in meaningful activities that may have become more difficult due to physical limitations or age-related changes.

Having someone they can trust provide this type of service can make all the difference when it comes to alleviating stress and anxiety for seniors who are aging in place. 

Personal care helps promote emotional wellbeing by providing compassionate companionship during activities like:

  • Grooming
  • Dressing
  • Bathing
  • Eating
  • Transferring
  • Ambulating
  • Toileting

Personal care at home is an invaluable support system for seniors who want to age gracefully and comfortably at home. It not only facilitates greater independence while providing dignified services but also offers families assurance that their loved ones are being taken care of with love and respect during old age.

With this level of assistance, aging in place becomes much more manageable for both seniors and their families alike.

At Senior Solutions, we have refined our care management skills and developed high care standards to ensure the best care for our clients and their families, find out what makes us different.

How Personal Care Services Help Seniors and Families

Personal care can have far-reaching benefits for both seniors and their caregivers. 

  • It can reduce stress levels by providing extra help with daily activities, allowing more time for relaxation and recreation. 
  • It can also improve the quality of life by creating a strong social connection between the senior and the provider. 
  • This connection helps build trust that encourages healthier behaviors, stronger relationships with family members, and greater emotional well-being overall.
  • By offering a range of non-medical personal care services tailored to meet individual needs, seniors are able to remain independent and enjoy the comfort of their own homes as they age gracefully. 

With this level of assistance, aging in place becomes much more manageable for both seniors and their families alike.

Does Medicare Pay For Senior Home Care?

When it comes to senior home care, many families have concerns about how they can pay for the necessary services. Does Medicare cover senior home care? This is a very common question and the answer is complex.

Medicare does not directly cover in-home care services, however there are certain programs that can help you pay for some of these costs. Here are five things to keep in mind:

  • Medicare Part A may cover some skilled nursing services that are provided by a licensed professional in your home, such as physical therapy or speech therapy.
  • Medicare Part B sometimes covers some medical supplies used at home, such as walkers or wheelchairs.
  • State Medicaid programs may provide additional assistance with costs associated with personal care services and other needs.
  • VA Aid and Attendance Pension Benefit may cover the cost of long-term care partially or in full.
  • Finally, long-term care insurance plans may offer coverage for some in-home care services.

Speak with the professionals at Senior Solutions Home Care. We can answer your questions and point you in the right direction for financial resources.

Our caregivers

Available for long or short-term care, our caregivers are required to receive ongoing skills training, and have all passed both state and national background checks.

Personal Care at Home in Tennessee and Georgia by Senior Solutions

We offer a variety of solutions and services—all customized to your specific wants and needs! We’re here to serve your family with comprehensive care so you don’t have to navigate the challenges of aging alone.

Maintaining Dignity & Respect During Personal Care Services

Maintaining dignity and respect while providing non-medical personal care to seniors is essential in helping them age in place. This means respecting the senior’s autonomy and allowing them to make their own decisions while keeping their safety and comfort in mind. Here are some key points that can help ensure that elderly individuals receive dignified care:

  1. Respect their privacy: Allow the individual to have control over who is present during personal care activities, such as bathing, grooming, or toileting.
  2. Provide choice when possible: Offer choices on what type of clothing they would like to wear, or what type of products they would like for hygiene purposes.
  3. Give the individual time and space: Allow the individual enough time to complete tasks at their own pace without rushing them. Provide a comfortable amount of space between you and the individual while providing care if needed.
  4. Keep communication respectful: Speak with kindness and respect when communicating with the seniors and listen attentively to any concerns they may have about their care plan or treatments.

Senior Solutions is not a franchise company. We are family owned, and our experience, compassion, and quality of care are at a higher level because of our personal touch. We are here to serve you when you need us. Our services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. All of our caregivers are thoroughly screened, insured, and bonded. They’re also our employees, meaning that we handle all the details: taxes, insurance, and backup support whenever it’s needed.

We use a Care Managed Approach. You and your family will have access to geriatric care managers and senior advisers who will become part of your care team. We can coordinate with your doctors, specialists, and other professionals. At Senior Solutions Home Care, we take pride in our leadership team and all that they do for our company. Our leaders are trained in all aspects of our business and are constantly educating themselves on the healthcare and home care industries as a whole.

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