Senior Care for Baby Boomers of Owensboro, KY
Comfort Keepers offers an elevated standard of care for seniors and their families.
Present day count of baby boomers shows that baby boomers make up just under 80 million of today’s population. They currently cover about 20 percent of the population of the United States Within the next 17 years, some of these baby boomers will have passed on, but with growing improvements and advancements in health care, medications, and living quality, it is possible that some baby boomers may live to be at least 70 or 80 years old. In some cases, some could actually live to be 100 years old. It has been projected that nearly 65 million Baby Boomers will be between 65 and 85 years old by the time 2030 arrives. In addition, nearly 15 million of the 65 million will be more than 80 years of age.
Although improvements to the health of seniors are expected over the years, aging adults will still need assistance with daily activities. Some will need assistance following an injury or illness, while others may suffer from chronic diseases and need around-the-clock care.
Senior Care in Owensboro, KY
A large portion of senior care is provided by family members of the elderly. It is estimated that at least 40 million Americans are in some way responsible for the care of their senior loved ones on a daily basis.
Baby boomers attempt to prioritize senior care, but demographics makes doing so quite challenging. Many seniors are single, as their spouse or mate has passed on before them, which leaves them alone without a partner to assist with caregiving. Baby Boomers were the prime generation to exhibit an increasing number of dissolved marriages which ended in divorce.
Studies have shown that more than likely, children of divorced households will probably opt to not act as primary caregivers for their parents if the need were to arise. Therefore, it is essential that the elderly have quality care services available when needed. Seniors may require help with errands, household chores, simple tasks such as scheduling appointments or similar. These are simple things that Comfort Keepers can assist seniors with while they reside in the comfort of their own home.
In many ways, it is ideal to have a family member assume the role of primary caregiver. However, they should have quality relief when necessary to prevent from becoming overwhelmed with their duties. Comfort Keepers delivers quality care to seniors and relief to families all around Owensboro, KY.