Care Staff Assists Elderly Management of Diabetes
Here are 5 quick benefits on how homecare staff can assist older adults managing diabetes:
— Meal preparation: Home caregivers can prepare meals that align with their senior‘s dietary guidelines or even shop for groceries on behalf of their clients.
— Medication management: Home care workers can help older adults monitor blood glucose levels and ensure that any other medications are taken at their regular schedule.
— Symptom management: A home caregiver notices when elderly are displaying symptoms of high or low blood sugar and gets them immediate medical help.
— Mobility: Whether it is a drive to appointments or walking around the house, home care staff make sure elderly can move around safely.
— Physical activity: Regular physical activity is crucial for diabetes management. Home caregivers can help make an exercise plan and assist their clients in safe and appropriate physical activity.
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John D. Miller is the founder/owner of Home Care Partners, LLC, a Massachusetts business providing private duty, personalized in-home assistance and companion care services to those needing help in daily activities and household functions.
Phone: (781) 378-2164