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Companion Care And Choosing A Home Care Company For Your Senior Loved One

Sep 29, 2017 by Garrett Hafler

Companion care offered by home care companies can provide your loved one with the care he or she needs and the companion can help fight the feelings of loneliness and depression that your loved one may face. While you may be tempted to hire the first home care company that offers companion care, you want to make sure you choose a reputable company that will place your loved one’s needs above all else.

Before you do choose a company, take some time to investigate the company further to find out if they can provide companionship services. Many seniors suffer from loneliness and depression and a companion can help them overcome these feelings.

It can be difficult to choose a company, especially when you know your loved one’s care is in their hands. Before you hire anyone, take a moment to ask some questions about the companion care company you choose. Here are some questions you may want to consider asking:

  • Are you companions licensed, insured, and trained or certified?
  • What types of services do the companions offer?
  • Will the companion accompany my loved one to their doctor appointments and more?
  • What happens if an emergency occurs while outside of the home?
  • How will my loved one’s companion handle adversity or an issue that arises?
  • Are the companions supervised and are the supervisors available should a problem develop?

Companion care works to keep your loved one happy throughout the day. Each one of the companions at Comfort Keepers will play games with your loved one, engage in thoughtful conversations, and even plan day trips to keep your loved one entertained. Call Comfort Keepers now to discuss what options are available to you. 

Comfort Keepers of Pittsford, NY is proud to offer essential companion care services to seniors and families throughout Monroe County & Ontario County:

Bath, Bloomfield, Brighton, Canandaigua, Corning, East Bloomfield, East Rochester, Fairport, Farmington, Geneva, Gorham, Henrietta, Honeoye Falls, Honeoye, Mendon, Naples, Penfield, Penn Yan, Pittsford, Rochester, Rush, Rushville, Shortsville, Sodus Point, Sodus, Victor, Webster, West Bloomfield, and more

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