Senior Alternatives

Care Management and Home Care Services
I get by with a little help from my friends

January 7, 2020

Senior Friends

“I get by with a little help from my friends” is not just a famous lyric from the Beatles! It also describes the boost that some seniors need in order to retain their quality of life when their body or mind isn’t fully cooperating.  If your elderly parent or loved one is showing a few signs of struggle with shopping or cooking and mostly needs a companion as opposed to a caregiver, a part-time personal assistant can be the perfect fit. 

Often adult children or their parents think that caregivers are only available on a full-time basis.  This is not the case at all. Many families start with some part-time help and stay with that level of support for years. If their needs change, we can help you with more comprehensive options- but starting with a part-time option is often the best match. 

A part-time personal assistant can take your parent on their regular errands and support them with companionship and an extra set of ears and eyes. Your parent retains more independence and doesn’t rely as much on you or other adult family members. 

If you would like a free assessment to see if this would be a good option for your parent, reach out to us here at Senior Alternatives via phone: 888.451.4290, email or by filling out the form on our contact page.  Our care managers can help you find the right fit!

A part-time personal assistant can take your parent on their regular errands and support them with companionship and an extra set of ears and eyes. Your parent retains more independence and doesn’t rely as much on you or other adult family members. 

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