with a new routine
While it may sound elementary, studies have shown that routines can significantly improve the lives of loved ones by reducing levels of anxiety/depression, improving sleep, and even increasing their safety. In fact, there’s even a science to setting up an effective routine. With a little planning, you and your loved one can set up an effective, fun routine that helps them worry less and enjoy life more.
Growing old doesn’t have to mean growing bored. Your aging loved one has many activities they enjoy doing, so make sure you are building a routine that takes their interests into account.
for snacks and meals
Many older adults experience challenges in the kitchen, making meal prep a necessary topic of discussion when creating a schedule.
The pacing of your loved one’s schedule should fit their unique needs.
we all have busy days!
There are plenty of templates available for establishing an older adult’s daily routine. Look at some sample routines for some ideas to get you started.
Creating a routine for a loved one requires balance and communication. This may be challenging to establish with your loved one. Luckily, staff at Beverly’s Daughter are here to help. If you’re struggling to establish a routine for your loved one, consult with their primary care physician and send us a message – we’d be happy to help you troubleshoot and will respond within 48 hours with a customized routine to help simplify your loved one’s life. Let us take the stress out of making a routine for your loved one so you can both lead happier, healthier lives.
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