Companion care services for seniors and elderly adults in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Staten Island and Nassau County.
When the skills of a home health aide are not necessary, families often turn to companions as a way to provide care and supervision of their elderly loved ones. When seniors are too fragile or unsteady to be left alone but are still not in need of a home health aide to perform the activities of daily living (ADLs), companion care is the perfect solution. Furthermore, since companions are less skilled than home health aides, they are also a more affordable option for many households.
A companion can accompany a senior on a walk, errands or a fun outing. As such, companions help keep them safe while they enjoy much-needed social opportunities.
Personal interaction makes a dramatic difference in a person’s attitude and mood. Moreover, isolation need not be an inevitable outcome to aging. Never discount the value of companionship and conversation.
Of course, companionship is not the only part of their duties. Companion care includes non-skilled senior care tasks such as: