Find COVID-Safe Social Support: Elderly Care In North Vancouver, BC
Are your loved ones getting enough social support? Today’s post reviews research on how COVID-19 has impacted seniors sheltering-in-place, then explains how our elderly care service can optimize their social wellbeing.
Read on to learn more or call (778)-945-3010 to speak directly with an elderly care coordinator in North Vancouver, BC.
Research Finds North Vancouver Seniors Need Social Support
In an effort to avoid the spread of COVID-19, and protect our most vulnerable populations, we’ve made some big changes to our day-to-day lives. Pandemic protocols, such as social distancing, reduced capacity for businesses, and sheltering-in-place have effectively slowed the spread in North Vancouver, but at what cost?
A growing body of research is now highlighting the hidden health risks of pandemic safety protocols for seniors, as the rates of social isolation and loneliness are rising at alarming speed.
Of course, the “cures” for social isolation and loneliness are well-known, and they’re one and the same: companionship.
But providing adequate social support for seniors during the pandemic can be easier said than done, especially when one-third of family senior caregivers are already reporting high levels of stress due to caregiver burden. And for those members of the Sandwich Generation, already stretched thin between child care and senior care responsibilities, it can be downright impossible.
According to a new report published by Statistics Canada:
- Nearly one-quarter (21.3%) of adults aged 65 to 69 report having insufficient social support during the pandemic, up from 17.6% in 2016.
- Over 1 in 10 seniors with mental health conditions report low levels of social support
- Low-income seniors are at highest risk of inadequate social support
Find COVID-Safe Social Support With Elderly Care In North Vancouver, BC
Are you struggling to provide social support for your loved ones due to pandemic restrictions, transportation problems, caregiving conflicts, or career obligations? Take heart: you’re not alone, and our elderly care service is here to help.
For the past 7 years, we have been helping seniors optimize their social wellbeing through companionship care visits, telephone check-ins, and stress-free visits with family and friends. Whether you need a few hours of respite, or a full-time, live-in companion to make life better for your loved one, we’ll ensure all of your care needs are met, whenever and wherever you need support, and all of our services are completely COVID-safe. You can learn more about our employee screening, contact tracing, rapid testing, and safety protocols on our COVID-19 policy page.
Get A Free Quote On COVID-Safe Elderly Care In North Vancouver, BC
Always Best Care is a leading provider of COVID-safe elderly care services throughout North Vancouver and all the surrounding communities, including:
- Upper Lonsdale
- Stride Avenue
- Sullivan Heights
- Second Street
- Mount Pleasant, and beyond
To get a free quote on your custom elderly care plan, you can:
- Call (778)-945-3010
- Email [email protected]
- Book online using our quick contact form