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Common Concerns

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Dementia

Concern: Loved one needs to socialize and/or be out in community
  • Solution: Help your loved one reconnect with the world. Personal Care Aides can get loved ones out into the community, including going out to eat, going to see a movie, going shopping, or attending events.
  • Solution: Personal Care Aides can also provide socialization in the home, playing cards, working on crafts, or any other activity that your loved one enjoys.
  • Solution: SameAddress provides access to highly vetted Personal Care Aides, matched to the interests and needs of your loved one. Call us today if you could use assistance: 1-866-SENIOR-1 or 1-248-262-9999.

Dementia

Concern: Loved one requires assistance with showering/bathing or other personal care
  • Solution: Have a qualified Personal Care Aide come as needed throughout the week to help your loved one shower and/or get hair done, and to assist with other grooming or household tasks
  • Solution: Leverage a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) to install shower bars, bath seats, or other appropriate safety hardware
  • Solution: SameAddress provides access to highly vetted in-home care, matched to the needs of your loved one. We also have Certified Aging in Place Specialists to ensure that the home is safe – and to fix it if it isn’t. Call us today if you could use assistance: 1-866-SENIOR-1 or 1-248-262-9999.

Dementia

Concern: Loved one requires constant supervision and direction
  • Solution: Have your loved one attend Adult Day Service for six hours, two times a week
  • Solution: Utilize In-Home Respite once or more a week, leaving your loved one with a trusted resource while you get out into the community
  • Solution: SameAddress provides both In-Home Respite and Access to Adult Day Services throughout Southeastern Michigan. Call us today if you could use assistance: 1-866-SENIOR-1 or 1-248-262-9999.

Bedbound

Concern: Unable to get loved one to doctors or other service providers
  • Solution: Leverage in-home tele-doctor service for routine checkups and ailments
  • Solution: Arrange for in-home doctor visits
  • Solution: Arrange for grooming or other care services to be delivered in-home
  • Solution: SameAddress understands all the options to receive medical care in the home, and will help create a personalized plan suited to your specific needs. Call us today if you could use assistance: 1-866-SENIOR-1 or 1-248-262-9999.

Bedbound

Concern: Reducing stress of the Care Giver
  • Solution: Have an In-Home Care Aide come two times a week to do laundry, help with shopping and food preparation, or any other in home tasks
  • Solution: Leverage qualified Case Managers to manage the medical, financial, legal, and other issues required to care for your loved one
  • Solution: Utilize In-Home Respite once or more a week, leaving your loved one with a trusted resource while you get out into the community
  • Solution: SameAddress provides access to all the services a Care Giver might need to help keep their loved ones safe, comfortable, and exquisitely cared for. Call us today if you could use assistance: 1-866-SENIOR-1 or 1-248-262-9999.

Bedbound

Concern: Loved one is alone at times
  • Solution: Keep your loved one safe. Get a Personal Emergency Response System that will allow emergency personnel to be summoned at the touch of a button in case of emergency
  • Solution: Personal Care Aides can also provide socialization in the home, playing cards, working on crafts, or any other activity that your loved one enjoys.
  • Solution: SameAddress Senior Concierge is an industry leading Personal Emergency Response System, which also provides access to any other services a senior might need. SameAddress is also an expert at matching Personal Care Givers to seniors based on their needs and interests. Call us today if you could use assistance: 1-866-SENIOR-1 or 1-248-262-9999.

Bedbound

Concern: Loved one requires assistance with bathing and personal care
  • Solution: Have a qualified Personal Care Aide come as needed throughout the week to help your loved one shower and/or get hair done, as well as to assist with other grooming or household tasks
  • Solution: Purchase alternating pressure mattress to prevent skin breakdown and undergarment supplies
  • Solution: SameAddress provides experts who know just how to help people who are bedbound. Additionally, we can help find any medical supplies or equipment needed to aid in safety or comfort, and can help install them for you. Call us today if you could use assistance: 1-866-SENIOR-1 or 1-248-262-9999.

Wandering

Concern: Concern: Reduce stress of the one providing care
  • Solution: Have an In-Home Care Aide come two times a week to do laundry, help with shopping and food preparation, or any other in-qhome tasks
  • Solution: Leverage qualified Case Managers to manage the medical, financial, legal, and other issues required to care for your loved one
  • Solution: Utilize In-Home Respite once or more a week, leaving your loved one with a trusted resource while you get out into the community
  • Solution: SameAddress provides access to all the services a Care Giver might need to help keep their loved ones safe, comfortable, and exquisitely cared for. Call us today if you could use assistance: 1-866-SENIOR-1 or 1-248-262-9999.

Wandering

Concern: Loved one needs to socialize and/or be out in community
  • Solution: Help your loved one reconnect with the world. Personal Care Aides can get loved ones out into the community, going out to eat, to see movies, to go shopping, or to attend events.
  • Solution: Personal Care Aides can also provide socialization in the home, playing cards, working on crafts, or any other activity that your loved one enjoys.
  • Solution: SameAddress provides access to highly vetted Personal Care Aides, matched to the interests and needs of your loved one. Call us today if you could use assistance: 1-866-SENIOR-1 or 1-248-262-9999.

Wandering

Concern: Loved one requires constant supervision and direction
  • Solution: Have your loved one attend Adult Day Service for six hours, two times a week
  • Solution: Utilize In-Home Respite once or more a week, leaving your loved one with a trusted resource while you get out into the community
  • Solution: SameAddress provides both In-Home Respite and Access to Adult Day Services throughout Southeastern Michigan. Call us today if you could use assistance: 1-866-SENIOR-1 or 1-248-262-9999.

Wandering

Concern: Loved one wanders during the day and/or night
  • Solution: Leverage GPS technologies that allow a lost senior to be found if they wander
  • Solution: Leverage motion sensors, alert pads, and other technologies designed to help manage where someone is able to wander
  • Solution: Have a Certified Aging in Place Specialist do home safety check, to ensure a house is well suited to someone who wanders
  • Solution: SameAddress provides all the solutions, both high and low-tech, to help make sure your loved one is safe and secure, and to ensure that you know where they are. Call us today if you could use assistance: 1-866-SENIOR-1 or 1-248-262-9999.

Driving

Concern: Driving is no longer an option
  • Solution: Some people may need counseling and/or medical help for depression when they stop driving. The experience may cause the same stages of grief similar to that of when a death occurs.
  • Solution: Many transportation services exist, and transportation is typically available where ever and whenever needed.
  • Solution: SameAddress is able to arrange transportation to and from almost any location, and can accommodate almost all medical conditions. Transportation can be simple pickup/drop-off, but the Care Aides we provide are also available to accompany you or a loved for the duration of the outing. Call us today if you could use assistance: 1-866-SENIOR-1 or 1-248-262-9999.

Driving

Concern: Is my loved one safe to drive?
  • Solution: Age by itself is not an indication of driving ability. Some medical conditions can be compensated for with the use of special equipment/rehabilitation
  • Solution: Leverage a Senior Driving Assessor for an objective 3rd party opinion on whether a loved one can/should drive. Assessors are typically able to help, if necessary, manage any painful conversation with your loved one arising from the results
  • Solution: SameAddress provides access to Senior Driving Assessors and related tools, and our nurses and social workers are also able to assist in sensitive conversations on this or any topic with your loved one. Call us today if you could use assistance: 1-866-SENIOR-1 or 1-248-262-9999.