Making Healthy Aging the Goal of Your Senior Care Plan in Caldwell, NJ

Just because your aging loved ones are getting older, doesn’t mean that they can’t enjoy an active and productive lifestyle. Many seniors actually report that after respite-careretirement they are able to start a fresh chapter in life that features more social involvement and participation in a wide variety of activities. Encouraging your aging loved ones to remain as independent and energetic as possible is an important part of being a loving caregiver. This is why senior care services emphasize the importance of making healthy aging the goal of a senior care plan.

 

All too often, people consider senior care an option only for seniors coping with serious medical concerns. Seniors that still feel energetic and independent may reject senior care services because they feel that these services will interfere with their life and their ability to enjoy the types of activities and freedom that they appreciate. On the contrary, when healthy aging is the goal of a senior care plan, aging adults are given even greater freedom and the ability to enjoy a higher quality of life than if they didn’t have access to care.

 

When you are considering hiring senior care services for your aging loved one, make sure that you openly and honestly discuss his aging goals so that you are prepared to make decisions that will help him achieve these goals. Make sure that you understand how your loved one perceives aging, and the type of help that he thinks he could benefit from so that you are able to devise with him a senior care plan that will give him the assistance that he needs without him feeling constricted or as though he is being “treated”.

Some considerations for healthy aging include:

  • Ongoing nutrition support to make sure your aging loved one is eating a balanced diet to keep his body healthy and strong
  • Medication compliance to make sure he manages any medical concerns that he may have effectively
  • Encouraging frequent physical activity that he enjoys to give him the benefits of exercise in a way that he will want to participate in a regular basis.

A senior care plan is not about preparing your aging loved one for the ends. Healthy aging is about enjoying life and taking advantage of all of the opportunities that are available. Support your aging loved ones continued physical and emotional health by including healthy aging considerations in all care plans created for him.

For Senior Care Services in Fairfield, NJ Area call 973-244-9400, Serving Caldwell, Clifton, Montclair, Bloomfield, Nutley, Cedar Grove, Verona, Little Falls, Belleville, Totowa, Essex Fells, Roseland, Glen Ridge, West Paterson, Fairfield, Passaic 

About Zack Demopoulos

Zack and Phyllis Demopoulos are the Owners of ComForcare Senior Services of Fairfield, NJ.

Whether it’s in business or in life, finding the right partner is vital to the success of any union.Fortunately, Zack and Phyllis Demopoulos have found the perfect counterparts in each other.After 21 years of marriage, the couple decided to join forces in a new way with ComForcare.Zack had over two decades in healthcare at Warner-Lambert and Pfizer, and Phyllis was a stay-at-home mom of three and former Estée Lauder trainer.Their strong family values and personal experience with helping relatives who required continuous assistance led them to a business
centered on providing top-notch care to those needing it most. ComForcare is committed to providing caregiving, resources and education to families in Northern Essex and Southern Passaic counties.
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