"It is a wonderful thing that you are able to be part of my mother’s life. It is a great help to me as I am having to spend more time managing my father and his health issues."
A Comforting Companions Client
Caring Companions Make the Difference
When your loved one is aging, living with illness or dementia, you often wish you could do more to help because you know that life for them can be lonely. You’re managing your family, your career along with so many other responsibilities, and you’re doing your best. You can trust Comforting Companions to bridge that gap by providing additional companion care and at the same time, be there for you.
Our services are always personal and start by meeting you to learn more about your loved one, their likes and dislikes, their abilities and what you want for them along with the visit frequency. We will then carefully choose a companion that we feel is the best fit and work with you to introduce them to your loved one. Our companions truly want to make a difference in their lives and will always meet them where they are day to day, moment to moment. Our office stays in close touch with you and our companion, always ensuring that your needs are met too, there is a reason that our services are always referral based… we truly care!
Did you know that depression is not a normal part of aging and is brought on by loss: Loss of health, mobility, family, and friends and brought on by loneliness?
A recent survey of over 50,000 seniors living in care tells us that over 40% are either diagnosed with or show signs of depression! In the general community, the rate of depression is 1% to 5%.
Seniors quality of life can improve drastically by ensuring that feelings of purpose and self-worth continue at any age and at any stage of illness as well as staying connected to others and forming friendships
Those who have meaningful companionship and can stay engaged do much better and have an improved quality of life.
We offer personalized visits that are tailored to the person’s interests, abilities and capacity, understanding it can change day to day. With the help of family, we get to know more about their personal, professional life to help us create meaningful visits for each person we see. Think of us like an extension of family helping to support you when you need it most.
We understand how difficult it must be for those courageously facing illness, for those who love them the most. Companions are skilled in dementia care and receive on going support and training ensuring your loved ones needs are always met. Companions will spend meaningful time with your loved one no matter where they are with their illness, helping them remain active and engaged during the visit.
We believe that no matter what illness people are living with or where they are on their journey, the person is still there and responds to care and kindness. If your loved one is having difficulty communicating, were committed to finding ways to engage them to help them feel loved and cared for during our visit.
If you normally visit your loved one regularly and are finding it difficult to visit often or going out of town has you worried about who will visit in your absence, let us help. We will visit on your behalf while you are away and keep you updated on each visit, helping relieve some of the pressure you may face.