Senior Companionship

Loneliness can be a big problem for seniors – We can help

You do a lot.  You call her every day, take her shopping, make sure the house is safe and clean, but your home and family life suffer and still, sometimes Mom is lonely.  She doesn’t like to complain, but you can tell.  As more of her friends face declining health and move to be closer to family, it will only be more difficult.

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My wife and I and our family would like to thank Contrenda and all managers and caregivers who have helped us care for our parents over the past 4 years. Your folks have been very loving and helpful and, we have come to think of several of these folks as part of our extended family. Thanks and God bless all of you, your families and you endeavors. - Bodi Family

Home Instead Senior Care’s® companionship services not only relieve your stress and worry, but they also provide the healthy interaction and activity that are vital for seniors in retaining cognitive abilities, physical health and of course – happiness! Our kind and thoughtful CAREGiversSM truly enjoy working with seniors. And we find that most seniors are much more likely to accomplish tasks and participate in favorite activities when they simply have a companion with whom to enjoy them.

It can be even more difficult if Mom or Dad are temporarily hospitalized or in a nursing home.  Should that occur, we can provide companionship, monitoring and reporting and more. More information on hospital/nursing home companionship services.

Companionship Services

  • Offer companionship and conversation
  • Discuss current and historical events
  • Reminisce about the past
  • Participate in crafts
  • Play games and cards
  • Aid with reading
  • Stimulate mental awareness
  • Read religious materials
  • Record family history
  • Rent and play movies
  • Maintain family scrapbook
  • Assist with entertaining

Activities

  • Provide respite care
  • Plan visits, outings and trips
  • Visit neighbors and friends

Maintain calendar

  • Arrange appointments
  • Provide reminders for appointments

Monitor diet and medications

  • Prepare grocery lists
  • Clip coupons for shopping
  • Check food expiration
  • Record and arrange recipes
  • Provide medication reminders

Assist with Personal Tasks

  • Aid with morning and wake-up
  • Help with clothing selection
  • Assist with evening and tuck-in
  • Assist with walking
  • Monitor TV usage
  • Buy magazines, papers and books
  • Organize mail
  • Mail bills and letters
  • Write letters and correspondence

Supervise home maintenance

  • Oversee home deliveries
  • Answer the door

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