Prepare for Holiday Company with the Help of Homemaking Care

It’s been several months since we have really had to think about the possibility of hosting family and friends in our homes. Many people travel over the holidays to visit older relatives for whom traveling is difficult, but traveling may not be the only difficulty your loved one is facing. Aging is difficult enough on its own, but even more so when there are issues such as chronic disease and arthritis. These medical issues make it difficult for older loved ones to take care of their appearance and their living environment in the way to which they are accustomed. Cleaning and other housework becomes a huge challenge. Movements required for sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, and other cleaning tasks can worsen joint pain and swelling. Enormous frustration can result from wanting to do the work that needs to be done, yet realizing you are unable to do it yourself. The pain and discomfort associated with these medical issues can be so overwhelming that some people will eliminate optional activities such as socializing or going to church. This results in feelings of isolation and depression that decrease our quality of life.


The act of growing older shouldn’t mean accepting a decrease in our quality of life. It is possible to get help from a professional caregiver. A professional caregiver can relieve the burden of everyday tasks like preparing meals, light housekeeping, and laundry. These services can be provided for seniors, adults with disabilities, or those recovering from injury or illness. A caregiver could have a full-time role for a loved one or help out for a few hours to make sure your loved one isn’t overwhelmed by the simple activities of daily living.


When loved ones need just a little bit of help to improve their quality of life, Griswold Home Care of Greater Orlando can help. Their Homemaking Care service includes many responsibilities of a homemaker such as home organization, pet care, plant care, and light housekeeping. When the amount of work to prepare for visitors starts to feel like too much, add the helping hand of a Griswold Home Care caregiver. With their help, your loved ones will continue to be proud of themselves and their home when the visitors start arriving for the holidays. To learn more about homemaking services, contact us today at (407) 638-8116.