Penfield Senior Home Care Services

Touching Hearts at Home – Penfield, NY senior home care services support healthy and happy aging in place in the greater Penfield area.  Just as every person and family situation is unique, our in-home care is personalized for maximum positive impact. The elder care services described in this section are among the most prevalent supports requested by families for their loved ones.

Touching Hearts in-home care service niche is non-medical in nature and is called “companion care”. Our senior companions serving greater Penfield can do MANY things that enable elders to remain at home as long as possible.  However, they are not home health aides or nurses, so they are not permitted to provide direct “hands on” care such as bathing and toileting (though we can provide “stand by assistance” for these activities).  Likewise, we cannot directly perform hand-feeding, wound care, weight bearing transfers or medication administration (though we can do medication reminders and tracking).

Our senior companions are available 24 hours a day, every day of the year across Monroe County, NY. Services around Penfield can be requested “as needed” or pre-scheduled.  We can respond quickly to schedule changes driven by our clients’ circumstances.

Individualized Non-Medical Home Care Services - Penfield, Monroe County

Our most common senior home care services around Penfield:

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Housekeeping and Chores

Housekeeping Chores

  • Light housekeeping
  • Washing and arranging dishes
  • Taking out garbage
  • Change and wash linens
  • Ironing laundry
  • Change beds
  • Dust furniture
  • Organize and clean closets/cupboards
  • Sweep and wash floor
  • Clean kitchen appliances
  • Sewing or mending assistance
  • Care for house plants
Meal Planning and Preparation

Senior Meal Planning and Preparation

  • Meal planning, preparation and clean-up
  • Monitoring diet and eating
  • Record and arrange recipes
  • Grocery shopping near Penfield
  • Monitor food expirations
  • Clip coupons for shopping

Transportation around Penfield

Transportation for Seniors around Penfield

  • Doctor Appointments
  • Airport, departure/arrival
  • Walks
  • Friends, relatives, social functions
  • Church, other religious functions
  • Entertainment events – Plays, Concerts, and Sports
  • Prescription pick-up
  • Dry cleaning drop-off/pick-up
  • Grocery shopping
  • Running miscellaneous errands

Alzheimer's and Dementia Care

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care near Penfield

  • Positive and patient companionship for Alzheimer’s patients
  • Prompting and cueing daily routines
  • Respite for those caring for loved ones with Dementia
  • Transport/Escort to appointments
  • Outings, activities and events appropriate for Alzheimer’s patients
  • Personal organization help
  • Prevent wandering and unsafe behaviors

Medication Reminders

Medication Reminders for Seniors

  • Medication reminders
  • Monitor Medication usage
  • Assist in scheduling appointments
  • Pick up prescriptions near Penfield

Home and Safety Monitoring

Home and Safety Monitoring

  • Notify family of any changes in health or appearance of client
  • Correspond with and update family on client’s activities
  • Supervise home maintenance
  • Monitor home safety

Hygiene and Grooming Assistance

Hygiene and Grooming Assistance

  • Prompt and encourage personal hygiene tasks
  • Stand by assistance for bathing, toileting, teeth brushing, shaving
  • Help selecting clothes and assisting proper dressing
  • Monitoring and recording proper self medication, e.g. Insulin
  • Fall prevention assistance

Social Companionship

Social Companionship around Penfield

  • Friendly conversation
  • Discuss current or historical events
  • Play games, cards, or other mind stimulating activities
  • Help with hobbies or crafts
  • Rent and play videos/DVD
  • Read and discuss books, papers, and magazines

Mobility Assistance

Mobility Assistance around Home

  • Stand by assistance for walkers and other mobility devices
  • Provide safety support
  • Transportation to appointments near Penfield, etc.

Laundry and Changing Bed Linens

Laundry and Changing Bed Linens

  • Wash, dry, fold and iron clothes
  • Put away clothes
  • Clean and change bed linens
  • Encourage use of clean clothing
Respite Care

Respite Care near Penfield

  • Provide 24/7 in home care to “cover” when family caregivers cannot be there
  • Give primary caregivers daily or weekly breaks
  • Check in to monitor safety while family is away

Organizational Assistance

At-Home Organizational Assistance

  • Answer door and telephone
  • Bring in and sort mail
  • Letter writing and other correspondence
  • Assist with walking and exercises
  • Birthday and anniversary reminders
  • Assist with gardening
  • Assist in decision making
  • Arrange family photos

Research about the town of Penfield

Penfield is a town in Monroe County, New York, United States. Penfield is a suburb of Rochester, New York. The town’s motto is “A Town of Planned Progress”.

The town was incorporated in 1810 by the proprietor, Daniel Penfield, who purchased the town lands in 1795 and moved to the area in 1809. His house still resides at 1784 Penfield Road.