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When Home Care Is Hired Through an Agency, You Won’t Need to Worry About Illness

Home Care Options for Seniors in Bordentown NJ

Home Care Options for SeniorsIt’s something a lot of family members worry about, especially when they are caring for an aging loved one. Illness. What would happen if you were to get sick? Who would take care of your elderly mother?

You might have other family members or friends in the area who would be more than happy to help out in a pinch, but what if you didn’t? What if, when push came to shove, no one responded to your call for help?

It’s a lonely feeling, but one far too many family caregivers learn too late. They might get sick, run down, or are completely exhausted and they simply don’t have any energy left to stop by their elderly loved one’s house. They may not be able to prepare them a healthy meal. They might not be able to check in on them, make sure they’re safe and protected, or take them to a doctor’s appointment.

You don’t have to worry about that when you understand the value of home care aides through agencies. Agencies are the best option when you’re looking into support for an elderly or disabled loved one. Not only are these caregivers most likely trained, they also have a lot of experience.

You might believe your best suited to take care of your elderly mother, father, or other loved one. That might be the case, but nothing beats experience when it comes to caring for the elderly.

Those moments when you need help.

Even though you’re reluctant to consider various home care options because you feel this is your responsibility or you might feel guilty if you even mention the prospect of home care support to your aging mother, there are going to be times when you need help.

You can hire somebody for just two hours one day a week. That could be more than enough for you to take care of things important in your own life. You can hire caregivers for temporary assignments, such as for a week or two. That could give you enough time to get over whatever illness you’re dealing with at that time.

Many family members discover the value of home care aides who work for agencies, often when they seem or feel like they have no other choice. Suddenly they realize so many wonderful benefits to hiring these experienced caregivers through an agency.

If you or an aging loved one are considering home care in Bordentown, NJ, please call the caring staff at Care Street Home Care. You can reach our Mercer/Burlington Division at (609) 496-5666.

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Dr. Shelly Chinkes, DPM

Administrator at Care Street Home Care
Dr. Shelly Chinkes, DPM, Care Street’s able administrator has more than 30 years of clinical experience in private practice and Skilled Nursing settings, with specific experience in clinical case management in Gerontology.

Dr. Shelly, as he is fondly known, has served as an Alzheimer’s Support Group Facilitator in Mercer County and is a Certified Dementia Instructor. Knowledgeable, compassionate, and unusually devoted, his guidance is crucial in helping families understand their options and render decisions for their loved ones’ care plan. Dr. Shelly’s extensive experience, sincere and pleasant demeanor, and professional affiliations have made him a vital asset to Care Street.

Care Street Home Health Care LLC is a division of Ocean Healthcare, a network of New Jersey-based healthcare centers and services founded in 1973 by Melvin and Debbie Feigenbaum. Melvin and Debbie both came from warm, close-knit backgrounds that emphasize the centrality of family. The values of respect, responsibility, and dignity run deep in the Feigenbaum family; they share a strong sensitivity to the importance of caring for others, particularly the elderly and disabled.

The Care Street mission is straightforward and compelling: to provide a comprehensive range of the highest quality home health services in a professional and efficient manner that will enhance our clients' quality of life and empower families to keep their loved one at home.
Care Street has earned a reputation of excellence among hundreds of families, and is recommended by medical professionals and hospital discharge planners throughout the State.

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