How to prevent falls.

How caregivers can check for safety hazards to prevent falls
Falls are one of the most common—and most dangerous—accidents than can happen when you are caring for the elderly, so it’s important to be on guard for safety risks in your loved one’s home. A thorough inventory of potential hazards could help prevent accidents.

Follow home safety tips for older adults.

Remove small throw rugs. Use double-sided adhesive tape to firmly attach any large area rugs.
Be sure all electrical cords are tacked to the baseboards and out of the way.
Remove extra furniture that interferes with easy movement between rooms.
Install handrails and grab bars along stairways, next to the toilet, and in the bath or shower.
Don’t let clutter pile up on the floor.
Make sure all rooms have adequate lighting and install night-lights in bedrooms, bathrooms, and hallways.

Why you should consider Karen’s Assured Angels.

With age can come chronic health conditions or temporary medical emergencies, like a disabling fall, that may require assistance to remain in their home. To provide that assistance to this rapidly growing population of seniors requires an army of senior care providers, who can help with everyday in-home chores that may be difficult or impossible for many seniors, like meal preparation, light housekeeping, shopping and errands.

Often as little as 3 hours of help every day can enable seniors to remain in their own home longer, which is the preferred choice for 90 percent of them. At home, they are able to maintain their privacy, dignity and independence. Staying at home also benefits the children of seniors, the “sandwich generation,” who also have to work and raise their own children. With help from a senior care provider, visits to their parents can be more about quality time together rather than having so many responsibilities to deal with at every visit. This is much less stressful for both seniors and their adult children.

Let us help you!

Call and talk to an experienced Care Coordinator at [225] 339-9444.

We will recommend the best type of non-medical support for your situation. We can provide everything from 2 hours a day to live in care. And we can tailor services for every need – from lighter support or recovery care after illness or a hospital stay, to special needs such as Alzheimer’s, dementia or other chronic illnesses. Care duties can begin on a trial basis, or we can offer an initial FREE on-site evaluation to recommend the best care plan.
We’re flexible and understand that each client is unique. Our trained care coordinators will work with you and your loved one to get care services started in a comfortable manner. We’ll recommend several caregivers and you’ll have an opportunity to meet and interview them.

We work hard to match not just experience but also personalities to help provide a good fit for your loved one. You’ll receive regular progress reports from visits, each caregiver is carefully selected and trained. We believe in providing “layers of care” through a team approach.
That’s it! Because we employ our caregivers, insuring and bonding each of them, there’s nothing else for you to do. Let us help you.

Self Love

Self-love like self-care can be demonstrated in so many different ways:

-Eat healthy foods, that fuel you rather than those that spike your blood sugar and then rapidly depress you

-Forgive yourself for past mistakes- don’t let the shame consume you anymore. Name them, own up, and forgive yourself. Maya Angelou has a wonderful quote about this, “Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.”

-Send love to your physical scars- put your hands on those scars, talk to them gently and lovingly.

-Attempt body positvity- don’t focus on what you don’t like about your body, highlight what you do like!

-Stretch! Get your body moving and oxygen and energy flowing throughout it, feel gratitude for it

-Write a letter to your “younger you.” Be a big brother/sister to them, and write what you wish you could have told them

-Get a massage, acupuncture, Reiki- get the energy moving, and let your body feel pampered, appreciated

-Be aware of how substances make you feel after you partake. Remember alcohol is a depressant so if you are struggling with feeling down that may not be the best go to.

-Create self-love rituals- ex: taking a bath by candlelight and bubbles

-Be in dialogue with yourself and pay attention to how you are talking to yourself without judgment, redirect where necessary

Everything takes practice folks. Self-love and self-care are skills, which is great news! We CAN get better at both. See what you can implement into your life this next week. And remind yourself you deserve it.

Take care of YOU.

Our Mission

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Mission

Our mission is to provide programmatic leadership necessary in the design and development of services to afford people with disabilities and their families a seamless services system that is responsive to both individual needs and desires.

Vision

A society that promotes partnerships and relationships which empower people with disabilities to live fully integrated and valued lives.

About us

Working at Karen’s Assured Angels Home Care Assistance is more than just a job – it’s a higher calling. Each of our team members has a special part to play in our mission of providing exceptional, compassionate healthcare in the home to many patients and families each and every day.

We’re just as committed to building a positive and engaged work culture and providing opportunities for growth – including investing in our team members’ futures with ongoing training and support to better assist our patients and their families.

📞Call us at [225]339-9444 to discuss how we can help keep your loved one safe and happy at home.

📧Email address KAAHomecareA@gmail.com

Testimonal

Thanks for coming to our rescue once again! I really appreciate the immediate service especially since I was on the road and unavailable.

Love Tracy

I’d like to take this opportunity to thank you for all of your help with my mother. Sharon brings all the qualities of a genuinely caring and experienced caregiver. She has become much more to us than just a caregiver. We think of her as a new and valued friend. We would not hesitate for one second to recommend her for care giving services.
Thanks,
Linda