Love is the most powerful of human bonds, not easily broken or forgotten. Love continue to love those who have passed long after they are gone, and memories of first loves remain well into old age.
To love, and to age, is a privilege, and the ability to love and find love is bound by the constraints of neither age nor time. You may not know it, but Valentines’ day represents family, love, and unity. Home care agencies are the same! they represent family, love, and unity. It’s why they’re closer together than you think!
Importance of Relationships
As we celebrate Valentine’s Day there couldn’t be a better time to talk about the importance of love and its relationship to home care. There’s no denying it, healthy romantic relationships are most definitely good for the heart.It’s why
However, science confirms that healthy relationships in any form, from spouses to trusted associates, are the key to happiness and to living a healthier, longer, more fulfilling life.
When providing home care, we focus on social connections, community engagement, and building relationships. Some people it may be as simple as a perfectly matched caregiver who becomes a close friend.
There may be trips to community group activities, time spent online connecting with overseas friends and family via social media networks. Therefore, those with adventure in their bones, could go on a trip overseas with a caregiver to provide companionship and assistance whilst traveling.
Home Care Considers Relationships
Home care considers and seeks to maintain a person’s relationships and their engagement in their communities. It prevents them from suffering the risk of anxiety and stress due to loneliness.
A study published in November 2018 found that one in four Americans report being lonely. Higher levels of social anxiety and depression and poorer psychological health. Additionally, being physically alone due to loneliness stemming from a lack of meaningful relationships, can be harmful.