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Home Care Queens

Many Queens and New York City seniors or those with illnesses or disabilities balk at the thought of an assisted living facility. While they might need some help with daily activities, older adults in the Queens, New York area who do not have serious health conditions have another option – companion care / home care services.

 

What is Home Care?

 

Senior home care is a service that allows Queens, NY seniors to age in place, staying in their own homes rather than going to an assisted living facility. Home care services can help you or your loved ones with the activities of daily living like grocery shopping, meal prep and other cooking, light housekeeping, laundry, pet care, personal care, assistance with physical activities, transportation to appointments and events, and companionship and supervision. All of our companions are caring, highly qualified, and ready to provide short or long term services and support all over Queens.

Because we provide home care services whenever it’s needed, home care professionals make it possible for Queens, NY seniors to age on their own terms, in the place they love and feel most comfortable – their own home.

Elder care is very beneficial to those who are finding certain daily chores a little more difficult. Many New York seniors dread the idea of giving up the home where they’ve raised their family and built a lifetime of memories. With companion care for seniors, you or loved one can build a care plan that allows you to continue living according to your own terms.

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Home Care on Long Island

What care services are available?

 

Every client and situation is different, which is why home care / senior care is so versatile. It can be personalized to meet the needs of our diverse aging community here in Queens, NY as well as those with conditions that require them to seek extra assistance.

Companion home care of Queens, NY specializes in tailoring elder care services / services for the disabled, etc. to your needs, allowing you, your spouse, or your mother or father to have peace of mind and live the way they want to live. Caregivers can help with grocery shopping, menu planning, meal preparation, light housekeeping and laundry, errands, transportation to appointments and activities, medication reminders, specialty care services, and more – anything the client needs, even if it’s just companionship and conversation. Clients and their families or loved ones are our number one priority.

Our mission is to provide you or your loved one with a caregiver who is also a friend. Care providers work hard so seniors and others seeking help across Queens know they’re not alone – they always have someone to turn to for personal care, help with errands, dementia care, elder care, and much more. Every client is important to us, and we let them know through our compassion and the service we provide to Queens, New York, and the surrounding area.

What are the benefits of companion home care?

Home care services have many advantages over nursing homes for those New York seniors who don’t have serious health problems. Companion care in Queens, New York has been shown to allow older people to stay mentally and physically fitter, and many find they enjoy life more. Companions take care of basic needs like cooking, personal care, and other daily chores, so if you cannot be there to assist a senior loved one, you can rest assured our team is providing the support they need.

Independence and Dignity:

When someone has set their own routine and lived their way every day, going to live at a facility where meal times and activities are prescribed can be jarring and unpleasant. Some people don’t want to do the same things every day – eat at the same time, go to bed at the same time, and so on. Many people like their possessions a certain way, and they value their privacy and time alone. For a senior who likes to set their own schedule, a home care agency provides the assistance they need to hold on to the agency they’ve always enjoyed. Senior care allows you or your loved one to watch television, go for walks, visit with friends, participate in activities – or not – whenever they choose. Our caregivers will take care of the basics in the mean time.

Comfort and Familiarity:

Because companions come to you, you or your loved one receives the services they need while surrounded by the home they’ve built and the things they love. Companion home care can provide the services necessary to improve the quality of life for older people all over New York. Clients and their families enjoy more time together.

Happiness and Community:

Queens, NY seniors can enjoy a better quality of life and will often be more content overall in their own home. They are closer to friends and neighbors, religious institutions, and community events. It’s often easier for loved ones to gather than it might be in a nursing home, and people can remain in the place they’ve chosen and love. For many, a companion caregiver allows for a much higher quality of life. Senior care services simply add another friendly face to the support network.

One-on-one attention:

In Queens, New York, senior care means you or your loved one is the sole focus of a caregiver’s attention. Even the best live-in facility with the most dedicated staff is unable to focus a single person 24 hours a day; there are just too many other residents. You may not come to any harm because of this, but it can mean waiting to get what you need. With companion care services, you or your family members will get undivided attention. With home care, you or your loved one will also get instant assistance from one of our highly trained caregivers based right here in Queens, NY.

Health and Healing:

There’s a good amount of evidence that people stay healthier and heal faster in their home than in a hospital or assisted living facility. It probably has a lot to do with people being more comfortable, under less stress, and better able to rest and be mobile.

Though they are not home health aides, caregivers offer dementia care, and clients with cognitive decline almost always fare better in a familiar setting than an assisted living facility. Senior care services can provide caring supervision to those with memory or cognitive issues.

Our home care agency is following all covid 19 precautions put in place by the New York State Department of Health to protect clients as well as our team. We offer assistance in your Queens or New York, NY home in the safest and most sanitary way possible.

Peace of Mind:

If your home has a family member in Queens, NY, who you cannot be with all the time, either because you live far away or have to go to work, knowing a professional caregiver will be on hand to help with chores and care services to see to the well-being of an elderly person can be very reassuring. If you are older, you don’t have to struggle with tasks that have become frustrating or worry about how you will run necessary errands. For those who need it, our team can be available 24/7, providing whatever assistance you need.

High Quality Services at a Lower Cost:

Your professional companion will be a well trained caregiver ready to provide all the non medical services you’d find at a nursing home. Every care plan and situation is different, but for many New York clients, home care is less expensive than an assisted living facility. This is especially true if you only need caregivers to stop by a few times a week with groceries or to help with household chores.

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Queens Home Companion Services

Is Senior Home Care for Us?

Who can benefit from companion care? Almost any senior in Brooklyn, NY, New York City, or the nearby communities who might need assistance with daily tasks can benefit from a professional caregiver. If you or a loved one finds themselves struggling with chores, needing transportation, or needing companionship and a friendly face to check in, senior care provides a great alternative to a nursing home.

The only caveat is that home care staff are not home health care providers. If you or one of your family members has medical issues that require home health care, they will need to look beyond a senior care provider. Companion caregivers are not licensed as nurses, and beyond simple medication reminders, they are not equipped to provide medical care.

Essentially, a professional caregiver can provide almost any non medical service you or a senior loved one needs. If you or your family member is in generally good health and in need of quality care, live in the Brooklyn or Queens, NY area, and will benefit from some daily assistance, caregivers can enhance your life and make activities easier and more pleasant.

 

How are home care services different from home health care?

 

Companion care assists older adults and the mobility challenged in Long Island, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and the rest of New York City with daily tasks such as running errands, doing laundry, preparing meals, and so on. Nurses and other health professionals can provide more specialized medical services in the home. If you need further information on medical home care in Long Island, Brooklyn, Queens, or Manhattan, we can provide resources.

Home Companion Services in Queens
Home Care Queens

Customized Care for Older Adults in Queens New York

 

One of the best things about working with companion caregivers is the flexibility of the care plan. We understand and appreciate that older people in New York can have vastly different needs and preferences, so the senior care we provide is tailored to your wants and needs.

We can provide long term care around the clock to a senior who needs it, and we also offer live-in care. On the other side of the equation, quality care is available even if it’s only needed for weekly grocery shopping. Whether seniors need care once in a while or 24 hours a day, seven days a week, there is a senior care plan for you. Caregivers can schedule visits in any way that meets your needs, and we also understand that needs may change. Care options can adjust accordingly.

We are a independently owned and operated agency of quality, compassionate caregivers serving Queens, Long Island, Nassau and Suffolk County, Brooklyn, New York City, and the surrounding areas. We encourage you to reach out to us with any questions about senior care, home care, or the services our agency provides. Call or email us for more information today.

What is the next step?

 

If you’re considering companion care as an alternative to a nursing home for your senior care needs, or as assistance to a person with mobility or cognitive challenges, your next step is to contact us today to discuss your individual situation with our home care agency. There is no “one size fits all” plan – our company mission is to provide personalized care according to the needs and preferences of you or your loved one and other family members. Our service area includes Nassau County, Suffolk County, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and all of New York City. We will be happy to answer any questions you might have, including those regarding COVID-19 and the precautions we’re taking to protect our caregivers and your loved one here in New York.

We are an independently owned and operated home care agency dedicated to the highest standards of customer service and companion care. We will treat your aging mother, father, or other relative like family, and you’ll have peace of mind knowing they are getting the care they need while living the life they want. We are locally based right here in Queens, NY and have a deep investment in the community.

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Toll Free: 1-800-473-4427 
Phone: 631-473-0700
Fax: 631-473-9507

425 Old Town Road
Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776

Susan Farrar, Administrator
sfarrar@homecompanion.com

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