Why Boulder Seniors Should Consider In Home Care
Are You a Boulder Senior Who Should be Using In Home Care Housing?
About 90% of seniors (including Boulder/Broomfield seniors) plan to live in their current homes for the next 5 to 10 years, according to the United States of Aging Survey.
BankRate.com recently published an article exploring senior housing options, including aging in place at home. This can be a good option for seniors, but it's important to recognize the need to adapt the home for safety: "First and foremost, consider the kitchen and bath," the article states. "For instance, look at modifying the cabinets to make them easy to reach. Keep the microwave in a low spot so items can easily be removed after heating, and widen clearances to allow space for a walker or crutches. Handrails and an entry level shower in the bath can help as well."
Sure, your own home is a viable Boulder/Broomfield senior housing option and not just for independent seniors in good health. With the help of home care agencies like BrightStar Care, the elderly can receive the care and support they need to remain in the comfort and familiarity of their home. BrightStar Care CEO and Co-Founder Shelly Sun weighed in on the different levels of service, from basic companionship to personal care, which includes "activities of daily living such as bathing, grooming, feeding and ambulation."
for the full article to learn about what senior housing options might make sense for you, a Boulder/Broomfield senior. For more information about how BrightStar Care can help you or a loved one remain at home, contact your local BrightStar Care team
BrightStar Home Care of Boulder/Broomfield proudly provide Home Care and Support for Seniors, including 24 hour in home care, and support in independent and assisted living communities. We provide all levels of home care from companion services to Skilled Nursing. Medical Staffing, Home care, In-Home Skilled Nursing, In-Home Physical Therapy for pediatric, adult and geriatric patients, Companion and Personal Care for Elders with Alzheimer’s or Dementia. We also provide Home Child Care, Sitter and Nanny services for Children and Support for New Mothers. We Support Veterans as a partner of the VA/Veterans administration provider network and area a Home Care Provider for U.S. Department of Labor, Division of Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation, and a DOL DEEOIC provider. We Accept most Long Term Care Insurance benefits, provide Hospice care, Live-in care, CNA, Caregiver, RN, LPN, RN Supervision, Compassionate Care, and Compatibility Guarantees. We are an ALS Society partner, Alzheimer Association member, Colorado Health Care Association member, providing care for developmentally disabled and individuals of all ages with mental health and behavioral health diagnosis. Other services inlcude safe discharge and transportation from the hospital or rehab facility, Post Op care both short and long term, Pre Operation and preparation help and assistance, client monitoring for out of town family members. Our service area covers Denver, Thornton, Boulder, Westminster, Longmont, Brighton, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Broomfield, and Arvada in Colorado, inlcuding Northglenn, Superior, Niwot, Gunbarrel, Keenesburg, Boulder County, Broomfield County, Jefferson County, Weld County, Adams County.