Though seniors typically hire a home care service to meet their basic needs, leading providers take a more comprehensive approach to care, striving to meet their clients’ physical, cognitive, and social needs as well.
This approach can be more complex and time consuming, but it is highly rewarding for both clients and caregivers. As you work to promote a client’s overall health, you may want to try a variety of stimulating activities that clients and caregivers will both enjoy. Here are a few simple activities for boosting physical, cognitive, and social health:
Exercise doesn’t need to be boring or even overly strenuous. Try to mix it up by getting outside, watching video exercise classes, or trying a new routine. If the senior has fun as they get moving, they’ll be more likely to want to do it again.