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SYNERGY Home Care Offers Help to Assist the Elderly with Caregiver Shortage

October 18, 2013

Baby boomers are at retirement age and may require medical support devices and home caregivers.

San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) October 18, 2013

More and more baby boomers are retiring every day. As they age, many need at home care and help around the house. There is a shortage in medical staffing and in-home caregivers. According to a recent Public Policy Institute study, in 2010, the caregiver support ratio was more than seven potential caregivers for every person in the high-risk years of 80-plus. In 2030, that ratio is expected to fall to four-to-one, and to less than three-to-one in 2050. Rising demand and shrinking families to provide care call for new solutions to the financing and delivery of care and family support. To read more visit: http://www.aarp.org/home-family/caregiving/info-08-2013/the-aging-of-the-baby-boom-and-the-growing-care-gap-AARP-ppi-ltc.html.

The problem could potentially get worse as younger generations struggle to support a growing aging population. It is important to plan ahead in these situations and to be ready when care is needed. SYNERGY HomeCare provides non-medical private duty home care services, senior/elder care, and respite for family caregivers. They keep clients and their families informed, involved, and confident that their loved ones are enjoying a healthy, safe, and independent lifestyle. SYNERGY caregivers can assist a loved one with transportation and scheduling of doctor’s appointments, monitoring adherence to medical orders and instructions, shopping guidelines and proper food preparation.

SYNERGY HomeCare of Greater San Antonio is located at 14310 Northbrook Drive, Suite 230, San Antonio, TX 78232. For more information, visit the website at http://www.SYNERGYhomecaresatx.com or call (210) 267-1252 to schedule a free in-home assessment.

About the company

SYNERGY caregivers can help seniors with daily living activities, as well as provide companionship, light housekeeping, meal preparation and some personal assistance. Disability care may include help transferring between beds, wheelchairs, and walkers. They can provide companionship for a loved one while the family caregiver runs errands. SYNERGY can help with in-home care services that are versatile, flexible and customized for comfort and peace of mind. In-home care is affordable. SYNERGY will work with clients to tailor a care plan that meets their needs, and provides independence and freedom for a few hours or 24/7 continuous care.

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