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Top New Year’s Resolutions for Family Caregivers and their Summit Senior Loved Ones

Resolutions for Summit Seniors and Their Caregivers

 

New Year, New Resolutions: Resolution Ideas for the Summit Senior and Their Caregivers

A new year means it’s time for a fresh start. It’s time to grab the reins on the things we’ve all been saying we are going to get around to doing but haven’t yet. When you have an aging Summit senior loved one you are caring for, this means having to make New Year’s resolutions for not only yourself, but for them as well.

Take a look at our New Year’s resolution lists of our top suggested goals for 2017.

Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions to do with your Aging Loved One

  1. Senior woman communicating with her adult son. Focus is on senior woman. [url=http://www.istockphoto.com/search/lightbox/9786778][img]http://dl.dropbox.com/u/40117171/family.jpg[/img][/url]Fall proof the home of any hazards to help prevent future falls.
  2. Go through family photos and create an album showcasing the photo along with labeling who is in the photo, when it was taken, and a story behind the photo to help preserve memories for your ageing Summit seniors loved one and for future generations to enjoy.
  3. Make sure to keep your loved one active to not only stay strong, but healthy as well. This can be done through walks, water aerobics, and the like.
  4. Being healthy doesn’t only mean exercising daily, but also eating right. Make sure to have plenty of fruits and vegetables in the house, and less junk food.
  5. Make sure your loved one’s important documents, financial information, will, assets, etc. is in order. It’s not a fun task, but it’s a better feeling knowing it’s completed.

Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Family Members of an Aging Loved One

  1. Become educated on the medical conditions your loved one is living with as it will help provide comfort to both parties.
  2. Start asking for help. BrightStar Care is here to help you with the daily caregiving responsibilities for your Summit senior loved one.
  3. Seek financial advice from an expert to ensure your loved ones needs are covered and how to make the money last.
  4. Make sure to thank yourself for all you do every day. Your loved one might not be able to thank you out loud, but they are thinking it.
  5. Always remember to stay positive. You’re making a huge difference in your loved one’s everyday life.

BrightStar Care of Summit proudly provides 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, and 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 are a Home Care Provider for the U.S. Department of Labor, Division of Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation. We Accept most Long Term Care Insurance benefits. We provide Hospice care, Live-in care, CNA, Caregiver, RN, LPN, RN Supervision, Compassionate Care, and have Compatibility Guarantees. We are an ALS Society partner, Alzheimer Association member, and we provide care for developmentally disabled children and adults 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, and client monitoring for out of town family members. Our service area covers Summit Territory: Cranford, Garwood, Kenilworth, Springfield, Union, Vauxhall, Elizabeth, Roselle, Roselle Park, Hillside, Elizabeth, and Summit in Union County, NJ.

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