Getting around is an important part of your loved ones total care plan. Aging parents who are no longer confident in their driving skills may not know how to arrange for transportation and may miss important doctor’s appointments versus placing a burden on their children by asking for a ride. Before you broach the subject of hanging up the car keys, it’s best to have good alternatives in mind. You may want to consider senior care transportation assistance offered by Serenity Home Care.
But how do you know when your loved one needs options for transportation?
You may notice:
calls from your loved one getting lost
run out of gas
Any new ding or dent to a car is an immediate sign your loved one needs help to get around. This damage may be a sign that driving safely is becoming an issue due perhaps due to vision problems, delayed reaction time or confusion.
Examples of Transportation Services
Whether your loved one needs an errand every day or transportation once a week, we have the perfect caregiver for:
Driving. We take take your loved one to complete tasks themselves, or drive them to events, or to meet family and friends.
Errand help. We complete tasks while your parent enjoys time in the garden or reading a good book. Many elder adults ask us for help in picking up prescriptions, going grocery shopping and returning library books. We can even taking the car in for an oil change.
Schedule Planning and Keeping Appointments. Our caregivers can help schedule and keep medical appointments as well as follow doctor’s orders. For medical appointments, we suggest a companion to not only drive your loved one, but also to stay with them for the extra support.
We Transform Lives with Transportation Assistance
Your loved one’s life will transform with transportation from a caregiver. Having reliable and safe transport is often a lifeline for anyone who no longer has the energy, motivation, or physical well-being to comfortably handle a car. This type of care helps your loved one continue to feel secure, warm, and valued.
Seniors aren’t the only ones whose lives are improved by help with transportation. Family caregivers find respite, relief, and peace of mind knowing their loved ones are safe whenever leaving the home.
Starting with Transportation Service
Starting is easy with Serenity Home Care. The first step is to coordinate an initial meeting, which we can do in the comfort of your loved one’s home. Contact us today to schedule a free, no-obligation care assessment.