Being a family caregiver takes a lot of time and energy , so when families hear about making sure their elderly parents’ legal affairs are in order, it’s often something that gets overlooked in the day to day tasks of care-giving. There are, however, important legal documents that seniors and their caregivers (whether family caregivers or professional caregivers) should have and refer to when making medical decisions. Many people don’t think about these types of medical decisions until an emergency happens and decisions need to be made quickly. Not having a plan in place could mean that seniors’ wishes about medical care aren’t known or honored, or even worse, having their children have to go to court for the right to make their parents’ wishes followed.
Music is the universal language.
In individuals suffering from dementia, music has a way of reaching back in time and awakening memories. Many of Aspen Senior Care’s caregivers use music regularly with their clients to lift and brighten their moods. Some current studies have even shown what family members and caregivers have known for years: music has an incredible ability to calm, uplift and revive.
It’s very important for family caregivers to understand the difference between 24-Hr Hourly Care and 24-Hr Live-in Care. Many people think it’s similar care with live-in care being a lot less expensive. However, there are a number of differences that seniors and their family member should be aware of. Quality of care and caregivers being the main differences.
Aspen Senior Care has a sister company: Aspen Senior Center in Provo! The Aspen Senior Center in Provo is a day program especially designed for people with dementia. Family caregivers can drop their loved one off in the morning knowing that they will be well taken care of, with a variety of activities, lunch and snacks throughout the day, and then pick them up in the afternoon.
The caregiver is sympathetic, accommodating, and has gotten to know my grandfather so they have a friendship. She brings over newspaper clippings that she finds funny and they sit and talk at the table about life and the past.
Aspen Senior Care has a phenomenal process and the leadership of the company is solid. When there are issues, they are solved. They have great communication.
My mom can't do anything for herself so the services from Aspen Senior Care have helped a lot. The caregiver helps my mom with bathing, dressing, and getting her up. They talk to her and handle her with care.
Dear Aspen Senior Care,
We wanted to thank you for providing some very kind care for our dad! It was a short time but it really helped us as a family when we really needed it. Thanks to his caregiver, AJ, for his time and energy as he worked with Dad! He really enjoyed visiting with him!
The Webster Family
My mother has an excellent quality of life with the help from Aspen Senior Care. They allow her to stay in her own home and she is 97 years old and we have a great team taking care of her. They are so supportive and they make my mother's life so pleasant.
My caregiver really cares about my wife. She helps my wife get around better, visits with her, keeps her company, and they go on walks together. My caregiver does anything we need done.
Having the services helps so that someone is with my mom while I'm at work, and the caregivers show compassion by the way that they talk to my mother. It shows a lot.
The services from Aspen Senior Care made me feel like my father was being cared for by people that truly care about him.
They're a great relief. I work full-time, so there's no way that I could help my father every day. It's a relief to know that there's someone there every day. They're reliable, their caregivers are excellent, and they always have a backup schedule if someone can't come.
Aspen Senior Care has built a good relationship with my mom over the past 5 years. The caregiver assesses whatever needs my mother has, like changing batteries in her hearing aids and providing companionship. I have been pleased with their hard work and services.
I have been with Aspen Senior Care for several years now and have nothing but praise for the caregivers and office staff. My mom needs a lot of help with daily living activities and her caregivers are always ready to help with anything they can. I would recommend Aspen Senior Care to anyone who needs help to stay in their home.
Aspen is wonderful with my mom. They are very kind and gentle. I now have time to get dressed and do dishes. My mom does better with some else, rather than me.
The caregivers listen and the services have always been excellent. They ask me about my mother, they know about her and observe what they need to do. This was penicillin to the soul.
The services were quite helpful. It gave me a little bit of freedom. Aspen Senior Care did a lot of things that we had been doing such as helping my loved one with chores, cleaning, and talking and visiting with her.
I absolutely need Aspen Senior Care. I couldn't get everything done that they do for me. They help me with my physical needs and housekeeping.
My mom really enjoys the caregiver's company and is comfortable with them in the home. Aspen Senior Care has caring, good, and kind caregivers.
Mary Ann W.
The caregivers have done a great job and are really professional. They communicate with me well. I have been really impressed with them!
Can't thank you enough for all the support, effort, and work you all gave us when mom was a client. I truly know her life was enriched by [Aspen] Activity Days! I will be forever thankful to you and your program! Special thanks to Adam and Kara, we love them forever!
Holly S. and Family
The caregivers are always so positive, encouraging, and happy!
Aspen Senior Care has made a positive difference in my mom's life because she likes the caregiver. It takes the stress out of my life!
Thanks to you all for the care you gave to my mother. You are all so wonderful and caring.
Aspen Senior Care is very caring, and they start to become like family.
I appreciate the great care and service that your team of employees has given to my mother and our family. I have always been impressed with the caliber of your caregivers that have come to my home to care for my mom -- they are truly amazing!
Thanks for the great service and wonderful caregivers you provide to care for my mom.
The caregivers from Aspen Senior Care are on time, work hard when they are here and are knowledgeable of my needs.
We have used Aspen for several years in the care of both our parents. We needed a company that would be dependable, professional, and flexible to the changing needs our parents were having. It has been a relief to know that someone would always be there. The caregivers and office staff have been excellent to work with any specific needs we have. We would highly recommend Aspen!
A great company with a big heart!
Aspen Senior Care has made a positive difference in my mom's life because she likes the caregiver. It takes the stress out of my life.
I like the fact that Aspen Senior Care is always dependable and I love my caregivers. They are like family to me.
The caregivers are close to perfect and are very thoughtful and caring for my wife and help her with everyday life. They are available when she needs them to help with things like bathing, eating, and dressing.
I like that my caregivers are upbeat and positive, that they are prompt, and that this service helps me get nights of complete rest. I couldn't go without them.
Thank you so much for the loving care you gave to our mother since she was diagnosed with a terminal brain tumor. It is impossible to list the many people and services that were provided, but please know how much each and every one of you was loved and appreciated by our family. We know she counted each of you as a friend. The caregiver became a dear, dear friend to our mother. She truly went the extra mile in every way. We know that it is a very special work that you do each day, and you were truly a blessing in our mother’s life. Thank you!
Aspen took care of my beloved Aunt Kitty for years and this month, we hired them for my mother. This is a great caring company!
Thank you so much for years of follow through and kindness to me and my family. We love and appreciate your whole staff! Thank you for all you do! We are so happy you are in our lives.
The services have had a huge impact on my life because the caregivers do all the things that I can't do.
Aspen Senior Care has great caregivers who do what I want and who are very helpful. The caregiver makes the bed, washes my hair, and is kind, patient, gentle, and gives me a hug when she leaves.
The most helpful things they do are prepare meals, clean the house, and help me with projects. They know what they are supposed to do and they do their best to keep busy from the moment they come to the moment they leave.
Aspen Senior Care makes my mom's life easier by giving her more independence. It allows her to retain some of her previous freedom. The caregivers assist her with doing her hair, shopping, and putting groceries away.
The services from Aspen Senior Care certainly make things easier for me. I have been very satisfied with their services. The caregivers don't waste time, they stay busy, and they do a good job.
The caregivers are very good at communicating and have been great. They are genuinely compassionate.
When my Aspen caregiver comes she provides good company for me, does a really good job with things I have asked her to do, and she makes me laugh. My caregiver really helps me because she does a lot of cleaning for me since I have a bad back and can't do it.
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