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Providing The Best In-Home Care, Elderly Care & Senior Care
Nobody knows your elderly parents or loved ones better than you do, so when it’s time for you to allow us to provide senior care or homecare services to those residing in Akron and the North Canton area, we are more than willing to listen to your input. We fully understand that your goal is for them to enjoy the best quality of life as well as retain their independence for as long as possible— that’s our goal too! We will keep you informed and involved in all the senior care or homecare services we provide your elderly parents or loved ones so that you can have the security that you need, knowing your loved one is being properly cared for in the same loving manner you would provide them yourself. We also want to make sure that your elderly parent or loved one feels comfortable around us, and that’s why we talk to them to help put them at ease.
Here are some of the ways that we can help:
What is Senior Care or Homecare?
No matter what type of care your elderly parent or loved one needs, at FirstLight, we are more than willing to provide the best senior care or homecare services for those residing in Akron and the North Canton area. Some of the household duties that we provide include cooking, cleaning and laundry services. Other personal tasks we perform that each individual may need help completed include, assistance with hygiene and bathing, getting around the house, feeding, continence and toileting care and much more. FirstLight Home Care of Akron and the North Canton area offers round-the-clock care that is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year, and we deliver this service on a short-term or long-term basis to accommodate your needs.
We provide senior care or homecare services to people of all ages including seniors who need assistance in order to stay in their homes, as well as elderly people who have chronic illnesses. We even service families who have loved ones with special needs, people with disabilities, new mothers, families of deployed military personnel and people who need assistance recovering from surgeries and illnesses. FirstLight serves our clients in the surrounding Akron or the North Canton area wherever and whenever they need any type of senior care or homecare service, and we even offer assistance to people who just need something to talk to.
What Are the Advantages of Home Care Versus Senior Care in a Facility?
Freedom is the most notable benefit that home care services can offer over a senior care facility. In-home care makes it so that seniors can remain physically active longer than they would be, if they were placed in a senior care facility. At home, they can maintain their own daily living schedules and still retain a certain degree of mobility. Plus, it can be emotionally better for seniors to remain at home since so many of them end up developing depression that can cause their quality of life and health to deteriorate prematurely, when they are put into nursing homes.
In instances when your loved one is in a nursing home and needs assistance with getting to and from doctor’s appointments, going on outings to their favorite restaurants or running errands, FirstLight’s senior care or homecare givers are there to assist residents needing help in Akron and the North Canton area. We also provide assistance to seniors in assisted living facilities, retirement communities and nursing homes.