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Bob and I would like to thank you for your expression of love and kindness. Your compassion by being with our family is appreciated. We feel so fortunate and blessed to know you and to thank you for all you have done for our family. God Bless you always, and thank you for the privilege of knowing that you and Jessica were always there to help in any emergency situation.
Written by: Sonja and Bob B.
When living with a chronic condition exercise and proper nutrition are extremely important. Our caregivers are trained to assist client with written or printed exercises, go on walks with the client and to help provide the client a well-balanced diet that take into consideration any special diets requirements or food allergies. At Homewatch CareGivers serving Fairfax and Arlington Counties and the City of Alexandria, our caregivers have great compassion and concern for each of their clients. In one case, before we started caring for that client she had lost a lot of weight. Once there, our caregivers tried different ways to stimulate the client’s appetite. She was really concerned and sought out suggestions on ways she could help the client to eat more. The caregiver was and continues to be willing to prepare any foods that might help the client improve her appetite and gain weight.
Our caregivers receive ongoing training and education about chronic conditions so they have the knowledge and experiences to assist the client as required. If you need extra support when providing care for someone with a chronic condition, we're here for you. We want to make sure your loved one doesn’t suffer from boredom, helplessness or loneliness; the three conditions many elderly (and particularly those with chronic conditions) face daily. We want to help our clients so they look forward to each day and doing the things they enjoy. We want them to feel that they have a life worth living without boredom, loneliness or helplessness.
For someone living with diabetes, even small daily changes can make a big impact on future health and wellbeing. Our professionally trained caregivers enable your loved one to live healthier by encouraging lifestyle choices that help manage their diabetes and give them more time to enjoy with family. Home care, no matter where one resides in Fairfax, Arlington, Alexandria or anywhere in between, is a critical service for those living with diabetes seeing that healthy meal planning and preparation are essential to promote overall health; we will take your loved one to the grocery store and encourage healthy choices within their prescribed diet plan, taking into consideration their tastes and preferences. Our professionally developed Homewatch CareGivers University training equips our caregivers with the tools they need to report changes in foot appearance so we can share this with the medical professionals treating your loved one.
Homewatch CareGivers in Fairfax can provide support for those living with heart disease through our personalized care plans that encourage your loved one’s commitment to their new, healthy lifestyle. Specific services include assistance with grocery shopping and meal preparation to promote a heart healthy diet. We can recommend Remote Care Technology devices that monitor important health measure such as weight, blood pressure and oxygen levels, personal grooming assistance, housekeeping, errands, and transportation to and from appointments.
Caring for a loved one who is often short of breath and anxious can be overwhelming and sometimes even scary. While you are at work or taking care of errands outside of the home, our trained and educated caregivers help keep an eye on your loved one day-to-day and are trained to report any important changes, provide assistance adjusting to a new lifestyle with an oxygen tank, facilitate ease of social outings and daily errands which can alleviate family caregiver burnout.
Different diseases and treatments—such as cancer treatment and organ replacement surgery—can leave a person with a compromised immune system and in need of additional home care as they heal. Homewatch CareGivers in Fairfax can be there to help maintain a healthy diet, provide medication reminders, and assist with activities of daily living.
Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and other types of arthritis can be extremely painful and affect a person’s ability to take care of themselves. Homewatch CareGivers in Fairfax is here to provide in home care when you or a loved one experience a flare up of osteoarthritis symptoms or rheumatoid arthritis pain. Know when to ask for additional help so that you can continue to live a full and independent life.
When someone has a stroke, they need time to readjust to a new normal with new abilities. Let Homewatch CareGivers in Fairfax provide relief for you and your family with knowledgeable caregivers who understand the chronic care needs of those who have experienced a stroke. Our compassionate caregivers patiently work through your loved one’s communication difficulties to promote their dignity, preferences, and lifestyles choices. With specialized training through our Homewatch CareGivers University, our caregivers know the strategies to help promote a healthy diet and lifestyle.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease affects 24 million people in the United States. This umbrella term includes progressive lung diseases such as emphysema, chronic bronchitis, refractory asthma, and some forms of bronchiectasis. Caregivers can give much needed assistance with remaining socially active, reduce stress, sticking to a pulmonary rehabilitation plan, and more.
Cancer treatment and recovery asks a lot of the person with the cancer diagnosis and their family, so a strong support network of care is important. Cancer care services can help with transportation to and from medical appointments, maintaining a healthy diet and lifestyle, and respite care for loved ones who may have multiple responsibilities.
Developmental disabilities can cause severe physical or mental impairments that can slow learning, limit mobility, inhibit expression, and make the individual dependent on others for care and assistance. Without a caring and secure environment, those living with developmental disabilities are at an increased risk of compromised health and safety, and are subject to learning and developmental delays. Our caregivers are equipped to promote independence while assisting these clients with the activities of daily such as bathing, dressing, oral hygiene, healthy meals, and more.
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