Increasing Demand for Senior Care Providers

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It’s quite common for adult children to worry about their aging parents. Whether they are dealing with arthritis, diabetes, poor vision, surgery or something else related to health, elderly adults frequently develop a serious need for help in getting along in their own home. Because seniors often slow down physically and struggle to take care of their own daily needs, adult children need to step up and make some decisions.

Senior Care Bellville OH - Increasing Demand for Senior Care Providers

Beautiful mature daughter hugging her senior mother.

Most of the time, adult children are happy to step into the role of family caregiver. This means they look after finances, medical appointments, household management and more. Often, however, the family caregiver isn’t able to be with their aging loved one all the time. They may have jobs, civic duties or families of their own. However, seniors with health issues should not be living at home alone, either. That’s when savvy family caregivers often hire senior care providers to help with their aging parent’s daily needs.

Experts say that the number of elderly Americans who will need in-home senior care providers will increase as the baby boomer population reaches their 80’s and 90’s. Demand for different aging services continues to grow, giving aging adults and their family caregivers many options to choose from. One thing that is increasingly more common is aging in place, or where the senior doesn’t go to an assisted living facility. Instead they hire the senior care providers to take care of many daily needs and help seniors live comfortably at home while avoiding lots of risks.

The demand for senior care providers has never been higher as aging adults often battle more than one chronic condition. Many of these illnesses and diseases rob the body of self-sufficiency and independence. Seniors should not be alone for most of the day anyhow. More than a third of all aging adults live alone as they lose family members, spouses and friends. From lots of little age-related issues to severe disabilities, senior care provider can make a big difference in how well aging adults function as they age in place.

Senior care providers assist aging adults in a number of significant ways. They are experienced in helping seniors get in and out of bed, bathe or shower and dress. Senior care providers can also help around the house with light housekeeping, laundry, and errands. Other ways that senior care providers help out is with medication management, pet care, companionship and to act in the best way during any health emergencies. Family caregivers certainly feel better knowing their elderly relative is being well-cared for by a responsible and effective person.

As demand for senior care providers continues to increase, family caregivers and aging adults will need to be quite clear about what they can do and what they will need help with. Working together to create a support team for the senior means greater success in health and wellness.

If you are considering Senior Care Services in Bellville OH, call the caring staff at Central Star Home Health at (419) 610-2161.  Providing services for families in Mansfield, Lexington, Bellville, Mt. Gilead, Loudonville, Crestline, Galion, Shelby, Ashland, Wooster, and the surrounding areas.
About the author: Stephen Sternbach
Stephen Sternbach has been the Chairman of the Board of Directors, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Star Multi Care Services since 1987. After the sale of the New York and New Jersey operations of Star Multi Care Services, Sternbach brought the company private where he remains President and CEO of this newly developed $22M home healthcare company. With Sternbach at the helm, Star Multi Care Services employs more than 550 employees, in six offices throughout Florida, Pennsylvania, Ohio and New York. From 1978 to 1986, Sternbach was associated with Automated Data Processing, Inc. (“ADP”)–a provider of information services, where he held several marketing positions before becoming the Director of Sales. 1999-2008 Sternbach was an active participant on the Board of Directors for Proginet–a computer software company based in Garden City, New York. He also served on the Board of Trustees of the Long Island Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society from 1996-2002. In 1996, Stephen Sternbach was named “Entrepreneur of the Year” by Ernst & Young, Paine Webber and NASDAQ. Sternbach was also named in Crain’s New York Business Article, “40 Under 40” Successful Business Executives/Future Business Leaders in 1995. While maintaining a diversity of business and personal interests, Sternbach concentrated most of his efforts over the past 28 years towards continuously improving the quality of services delivered by the Star Multi Care Services’ family of companies. Stephen Sternbach holds a Master of Public Administration from Syracuse University – Maxwell School of Public Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Relations and Personnel Administration from Ithaca College.