Senior Services for Older Adults 

“What types of senior services are out there and available for older adults?”

 

Michelle Eliason, MS, OTR/L, C.D.S., CKTS 

 

As more and more indiviudals reach 65+ years of age, many individuals are looking for supplementary services not only for themselves, but for their aged parents as well. The truth is, people are living longer and the ‘sandwich generation’ is finding themselves responsible for the care of their parents living 100+ years. What types of senior services are available? Where do you start? What should you be typing into google?? Below you will find some of the most popular senior services available in today’s society.

TYPES OF SENIOR SERVICES AVAILABLE

IN BUFFALO, NY

PATIENT ADVOCACY

Patient Advocacy for Older Adults in Buffalo, NY.  Are you receiving documentation you don’t understand from medical providers? Is your loved one in the hospital, long term care, or rehab facility and unable to advocate for themselves? Do you or your loved one require help when talking to medical insurance companies?   Start Senior Services in Buffalo, New York Today!

MANUAL LABOR

Manual Labor for Older Adults in Buffalo, NY. Needing some heavy lifting, lawn care, installation, or manual labor done in your home? Start Senior Services in Buffalo, New York Today!

CAREGIVER RESPITE

 Caregiver Respite Services for older adults in Buffalo, NY. At Aging with Purpose Buffalo, we know caring for your older loved ones is a rewarding experience, but can also be exhausting and frustrating without taking time for yourself! We support caregivers in every way and treat your loved one as our own.   Start Senior Services in Buffalo, New York Today! 

GROCERY SHOPPING

 Grocery Shopping, delivery, and unpacking services for older adults in Buffalo, NY. Do you need someone to pick up, drop off, and/or put groceries away? Many older adults rely on fast food because groceries are not readily accessible! Start Senior Services in Buffalo, New York Today! 

ADL ASSISTANCE

 Activities of Daily Living (ADL) Assistance for older adults in Buffalo, NY. Activities of Daily Living include eating, bathing, getting dressed, toileting, transferring and continence. Aging with Purpose Buffalo Senior Service packages provide light ADL assistance non-medical in nature.   Start Senior Services in Buffalo, New York Today! 

MEAL PREPARATION

 Meal preparation services for older adults in Buffalo, NY. Do you need assistance preparing your meals or would ilke someone to do it for you? Start Senior Services in Buffalo, New York Today! 

CLEANING

Cleaning services for older adults in Buffalo, NY. Aging with Purpose Buffalo performs light housekeeping for and with older adults! After rehab or major events, cleaning may not be safe to perform independently, or sometimes at all. Let us help you! Contact us today to see if we would be a good fit!   Start Senior Services in Buffalo, New York Today! 

BILL PAY ASSISTANCE

Bill pay assistance services for older adults  in Buffalo, NY. Let’s be honest, automated telephone systems are BRUTAL! They are difficult for every age but even worse for individuals who have difficulty hearing! Let Aging with Purpose help you go through your mail, pay your bills, and call businesses with or for you!   Start Senior Services in Buffalo, New York Today! 

COMPANION CARE

Companion Care Services in Buffalo, NY. Companion Care Services for older adults are generally non-medical in nature including light housekeeping, meal preperation, socialization, minimal assistance with activities of daily living, bill pay, assistance making telephone calls, etc. These services are generally for indiviudals who want to age in place or live in their own home throughout the aging process, but can also be performed in an ALF or Nursing home environment as well. Start Senior Services in Buffalo, New York Today! 

Are you looking for a list of SPECIFIC service providers? Please feel free to e-mail  info@agingwithpurpose.org  for more information and we will do our best to direct you to appropriate senior services in Buffalo NY!

Aging with Purpose LLC is the Buffalo NY headquarters of occupational therapy services supporting aging in place by offering a variety of occupational therapy services such as  in-home occupational therapy, a dementia care and maintenance program, and home safety assessments and aging in place services. Head to the Start Here page to find out your next steps! Aging with Purpose is based on the scope of practice offered by occupational therapy and a mission to serve older adults and their caregivers throughout the aging process. More importantly, AWP allows for continuity of care and monitoring throughout the course of Alzheimer's and other related dementias. Check out our blog which offers valuable insights about the nursing home industry, current events in elder care, and useful resources for aging in place. 

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