When someone requires care that is not medical in nature, it’s called private home care or a private caregiver. In many cases, our clients request a live-in caregiver. LifeWorx can provide all of your private home care needs.
People who can benefit from a private home care include those with mild dementia, frailty, depression, or loss of faculty. Sometimes, they may just need someone to converse with or help with household management needs. No matter your family’s specific needs, we can provide home care.
LifeWorx private caregivers are available for as little as a few hours per day or as much as live-in when needed. In addition to taking care of basic household chores like cooking and cleaning, they provide conversation and companionship, accompanying your loved one on errands and to lunches, dinners, and shows. They can also communicate with other family members to let them know how your loved one is doing, imparting joy and peace of mind to the individual and his/her relatives.
Most elders want to be fairly independent and will welcome live-in care only if they feel good about the chemistry. That’s why, at LifeWorx, we focus on finding a private caregiver who really “clicks” with your loved one. We assess the caregiver’s communications skills, as well as the activities they can offer your loved one, like playing word games and cards, or suggesting films to watch together. We are careful to suggest caregivers who will not only keep your senior safe, but also entertained and occupied. For example, our patented software enables us to search for a strong male caregiver who is an expert in playing chess. We know that when it comes to 24-hour care, attention to detail is critical.
If your loved one needs private home care but is resistant to the idea, we recommend starting small and getting him or her deeply involved in the selection process. Many times, families try to dictate what should be done for their elder without getting his or her consent. They figure he or she will simply go along with the change, but this generally backfires. Why? Because seniors are smarter—and more stubborn—than family members give them credit for! Instead, be candid and upfront, sharing your concerns.
One way is to say, “I think you could use someone to keep you company and help you out.” Start with just a few hours a week of private home care and see how the relationship develops over time. Once your loved one and the companion have bonded, it will become increasingly easier to transition to 24-hour care.
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While all our offices work together as a team, it is best to contact the location closest to where care is needed. The care consultants and candidate relations managers are familiar with the available pool of local caregivers and can provide the most fitting candidates for you.
Approximately 25 miles from our Sarasota Office, Venice is in Sarasota County, the small Florida coastal town known for soft sandy beautiful beaches, large green parks, and rich history. The surrounding area offers plenty of breathtaking natural beauty and teems with Wildlife. Whether you’re a beach bum or outdoor adventurer, Venice will keep you entertained for days. It has a vibrant downtown district, with unique shops, and restaurants.
1) Spend a day or two at Venice Beach – Located right off Venice Avenue, this beach is well-known for beachcombing for fossils such as shark teeth. Fun fact: Venice Beach is also a certified Blue Wave Beach (a national environmental certification for beaches).
2)Discover Historic Downtown Venice – Home to over 100 unique and independently owned stores and restaurants. The three main streets include Miami Avenue, with its independently owned antique stores, boutiques, and high-end consignment shops.
3) Visit Centennial Park – Centennial Park is a luxurious green space located right in the heart of downtown. Surrounded by boutique shops and unique restaurants, this popular public park is a perfect place to blow off some steam after a day of wandering around.
4) Take a tour of the Venice Museum and Archives – VMA has a collection of 30,000 + photographs, archives, objects, and publications pertaining to the area’s history and is housed in the historic 1927 Triangle inn building.
5) Experience waterfront dining – Venice offers a wide variety of bayside and beachfront restaurants to choose from. One of the most popular restaurants for visitors is Sharky’s on the Pier for some of the best Florida seafood in a laid-back, fun environment.
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