Home Care Services in Ballantyne, NC: June is National Zoo and Aquarium Month

Caregivers working in the home care service profession are a kind and compassionate group of people. They seem to tirelessly give help, love, service and assistance to our nation’s elderly population. They are also companions and friends to each elderly adult in their care. They plan for, do activities with and provide social experiences for their elderly seniors.

June marks National Zoo and Aquarium month, the perfect time to go for a visit to the zoo or aquarium. Exploring the local zoo or aquarium is fun, enjoyable and a great outing for all those who are mobile enough to get out for a day. Elderly seniors who can’t tolerate a lot of walking but want to go to the zoo can rent a wheelchair for the day.

For the elderly who can’t go in person to the zoo, there are excellent resources online. The websites of the great zoos and aquariums in the US provide videos, facts, photographs and even audio of real animals. See the Association of Zoos and Aquariums for a more detailed list of links to their sites. There are nearly 200 accredited zoos Home Care Services in Ballantyne, NCand aquariums worldwide. Accredited ensures that the facility is dedicated to the providing of excellent animal care and also to provide visitors with a fantastic experience that will give you a renewed appreciation for all living things.

Some fun activities with a zoo theme

  • Play bingo with a zoo-related bingo board.
  • Take a virtual trip of the zoo from the comfort of home using the internet.
  • Watch a documentary about a specific species of animal and at the end, have a friendly contest to see who can remember the most facts about that species.

Elderly seniors who have several health difficulties need more than just someone who will come into their home and help them with the daily activities of life. They need someone who will give them companionship. Loneliness and depression are two of the biggest hardships of aging. The in home care provider plans activities they can do together and also looks after the social and emotional needs of the elderly adult.

Finding celebrations and days of observance that the caregiver and senior can enjoy together is a great way to bring some variety and spice back into the senior’s life. It fosters both mental and physical health and well-being to feel that life can be interesting and exciting again.

If you or someone you know needs help with home care services in Ballantyne, NC contact the caregivers at Affordable HomeCare. We provide quality and affordable senior care for many disabled and elderly loved ones in our community. Call us at (704) 323-5454  for more information.

Our service area:

Charlotte, Gastonia, Waxhaw, Matthews, Huntersville, Concord, Ballantyne, Mint Hill, Weddington, Pineville, Cabarrus, Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Union

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About Ted Nagraba

I am the Owner of Affordable HomeCare of Charlotte, North Carolina. Affordable HomeCare provides an alternative to the traditional solutions of nursing homes or other retirement institutions. Now, even with physical limitations, you can live the most independent and enjoyable life possible. With our personalized live-in or hourly care, you can continue to live in the comfort of your own home.