Many seniors begin their elder care journeys only needing a small amount of assistance throughout the day or even help just a few days a week, but then their needs progress. This can result in them having challenges and limitations that can make it less safe for them to be in their home alone at night. Issues such as fall hazards, wandering tendencies, and low vision can put your aging loved one in a difficult situation at night, possibly putting him at risk of serious injury. Taking steps to improve your elder care efforts to address the increased needs of nighttime care can help you to feel more confident in his safety.
Consider these tips to help you make your nighttime elder care safer and more effective:
For more information about how the caregivers at La Jolla Nurses Homecare can help your aging parents remain in their own homes, call 858-454-9339. We are a home care agency providing quality and affordable elder care in La Costa, CA, and the surrounding communities.