Why Your Loved Ones Need A Companion At Home

by | Oct 15, 2018 | Uncategorized | 0 comments

Picture of retired woman having professional care in rest home

Families avail of in home care in Montgomery County, Md to provide their loved ones with the help they need to age well. The elderly usually need assistance with eating a proper diet and taking their medication.

However, most people forget that the emotional well-being of seniors should also be considered. How they feel affects their overall health.

Fortunately, companionship has a positive impact on the emotional well-being of your aging loved ones. Whether you or a provider of home health care in Rockville, Maryland offers it to them, here are some reasons why they should have companions at home:

  • Companions provide support and assistance.
    At their current stage in life, your loved ones may not be able to do tasks at home. Companions can give them assistance to help them do so without fear of feeling pain or getting injured.
  • Companions look after your loved ones’ safety.
    Aging causes many changes in the body, such as limited vision, loss of balance, and reduced flexibility. These effects can compromise the safety of a senior. Companions providing home care services in Silver Spring, Maryland can keep your loved ones safe by looking after them and keeping their living environments as clean and as safe as possible.
  • Companions are people your loved ones can talk to.
    When people stay at home alone, they feel isolated and lonely. These emotions can deeply affect how they perceive life, how they interact with others and how they take care of themselves. With companions around, senior family members have someone to converse with. They get to pour out what they feel, knowing that someone is there to listen to them.

Companionship is typically offered by providers of in home care in Bethesda, Maryland. If you understand the importance of companionship for your senior family members, make sure to consider availing of the services of a reputable provider.

Nest & Care is a dedicated in-home care in Montgomery County, MD. We provide services in Rockville, Bethesda, Silver Spring, and its neighboring communities. Excellent service to our clients is of paramount importance to us. Call us today for your free in-home assessment by one of our registered nurses.

Katharina Villanueva

Katharina Villanueva

RN, BSN, CCRN-K, SCRN, CNRN, DN, CDP

Kat is the founder of Nest & Care LLC, a Private Duty In-Home Care agency providing companion care, personal care, and skilled nursing services to families in and around Montgomery County and Howard County, MD.

For the past 15 years, she has devoted her nursing career to caring for patients with Neurologic or Neurosurgical conditions in the acute, subacute and chronic phases. She worked at Keck Medical Center of USC in Los Angeles, California before moving to Maryland where she exclusively worked with patients with stroke as a stroke program coordinator at Providence Hospital.

She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing at University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines in 1998. Kat is married to Mikael, a pediatric surgeon. They have 3 boys and 3 dogs.