As "baby boomers" began to officially turn the population tide on January 1, 2012, the increased need for senior in home care became a national discussion. In the past, families were faced with few choices when their senior loved ones needed care. Fortunately, in the last several decades clinicians and other healthcare professionals have recognized the health and well-being benefit to receiving care while remaining in the comfort of home. As our country's population continues to enter their golden years in record numbers, senior in home care is finally being not only recognized, but celebrated as the preferred option for many in lieu of the traditional institutionalized care approach from years past.
Assisting Hands® offers a wide range of in home care services for the senior, disabled, and otherwise in need client. Some of the specific services offered for the senior in home care client include: Bathing, grooming, meal preparation, and housekeeping, Home safety evaluations, Recommendation for and placement of assist devices in the home, Fall risk assessments and individualized fall prevention plans, Care Coordination with all members of the clients healthcare team, Transportation and accompaniment to vital healthcare appointments, Specialized care for the Alzheimer's or other dementia client, Compassionate, one-on-one end of life care for clients on Hospice, Automated medication reminders, Medical alert system, Video monitoring services.
If you or someone you know is struggling with the care of a loved one and would like to better understand the options for senior in home care, do not hesitate to call an Assisting Hands® office today to learn about how we can be help.
Marina Joe is co-owner and administrator of Assisting Hands of Pasadena. Marina has a BS in Nutrition from UC Berkeley and an MBA from USC. She has extensive experience in program management and business development. Marina also has over 15 years of healthcare experience in clinical as well as management roles in both in-patient and out-patients settings. She has been a resident in the San Gabriel Valley for over 25 years. Marina, Ken and their 3 sons are big soccer and volleyball fans and have been active volunteers in the sports programs in the local schools and with the American Youth Soccer Organization.
Ken Joe is co-owner of Assisting Hands of Pasadena. He has over 20 years’ experience in management consulting and was employed as a Management Development Consultant at the Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center. He has extensive experience working with physicians, nurses and other healthcare providers. Ken is actively involved in the community through his local church and as a youth soccer coach and referee.
“We and many of our friends are in that generation facing challenges with caring for aging parents. Ken’s mom in Northern California has had caregivers in her home for the past several years and we have experienced first-hand the difficulties of finding caring and trusted caregivers. We recognize the importance of high quality home care and are deeply committed to Our Core Purpose – To provide exceptional home care that enriches the lives of our clients and provides peace of mind for their families.”