SUPPORTING COPD CLIENTS AT HOME WITH SERVING SENIORS
According to the COPD Foundation, “COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) is an umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and refractory (non-reversible) asthma. COPD is a progressive and (currently) incurable disease, but with the right diagnosis and treatment, there are many things you can do to manage your COPD and breathe better.”
Serving Seniors can be of great assistance to the person with COPD. Maintaining safety, providing education and support, and assisting the client in maintaining their diet, medication and exercise protocols are some of the key ways Serving Seniors can assist you or your loved one in managing COPD at home.
Non-medical in-home support through Serving Seniors gives clients individualized care tailored to their specific needs. This can mean assistance with activities of daily living (ADLS), medication reminders, motivational exercise, meal prep – caloric intake goals, tubing management, home safety and supervision as well as transportation assistance. Helping the COPD client with their plan of care adherence can make all the difference when it comes to the successful management of their disease.
The goal of treating COPD is to prevent more damage to the lungs and to maximize their function. COPD can be a frightening condition for the client, and in-home care can help the client to feel supported, to reduce the risk of falls, and to reduce the need for ER and Urgent Care visits. Serving Seniors can help the client take action and address concerns before there is a need for hospitalization.
Most seniors can live independent lives for quite some time with just minor assistance. Family and friends cannot always be there to help with daily tasks, but Serving Seniors can help fill the need for transportation, errands, housekeeping, and more. Just a few hours a week can enhance your senior’s independence, happiness and overall quality of life.
Joan assists concerned families seeking a trained caregiver who will treat their loved ones with dignity, respect and compassion. Serving Seniors provides the highest level in-home non-medical care and companionship. Families and seniors can be assured of friendly, personalized service from dedicated, compassionate caregivers.