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Homecare Solutions For Seniors On Getting A Good Night Of Rest

Feb 3, 2017 by Diane Genovese

Getting a quality night of sleep is extremely important for any person, but it is even more paramount for seniors receiving at home care. However, for many elderly adults getting a full night of rest is more complicated than it seems, and many seniors are not getting the type of quality sleep that they need to be their healthiest. The good news is there are a few homecare solutions that can help.

Whether your loved one is receiving professional home care for most of the day or you are providing familial in home care yourself, it is important that you are helping your loved one focus on sleep. This is one of the biggest benefits of seniors getting homecare solutions, it means they have someone there to help them set a routine and help make sure they are getting the care they need and deserve.

If you are helping provide this type of home care, here are a few ways you can help seniors get a better night of sleep:

  • Help them set their internal clock, by waking them up with natural sunlight in the morning.
  • Don’t let them drink too much water in the evening so they aren’t having to use the restroom in the middle of the night
  • Avoid letting seniors eat a big meal right before bed, it can make it hard for them to fall asleep
  • Create a pre-bed routine that is soothing and relaxing
  • Make sure seniors are going to bed and getting up at the same time every day
  • Don’t let seniors stare at a screen right before they go to sleep

Keep these tips in mind, the more you can do to help your senior loved one get quality sleep, the better off they will be. These simple homecare solutions may seem rather small but they can make all of the difference in the world when it comes to your loved one’s overall quality of life.

Homecare solutions can be found at Comfort Keepers of St. Joseph, MI | 3820 M 139, St. Joseph, MI 49085

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