When aging seniors are not able to get out and do things for themselves, concierge services can be a lifesaver. Concierge services can be arranged to take care of many of the tasks and errands that seniors can’t do for themselves. Many of these services help seniors to remain living in their homes rather than be admitted to a nursing home. Concierge, errand, and delivery services are also of great assistance to senior caregivers, as they tend to many of the senior’s needs. This frees up the caregiver’s time so they can give better quality time to the senior they care for, and to care for their other family members as well.
Concierge services can take the form of many tasks including grocery delivery, home repair services, auto repair services, mobile pet services, mobile spa services, pick-up and drop off services, and more. Here’s what you can find in Fresno.
Auspice In-Home Care takes care of the needs of homebound seniors and seniors with limited mobility. Auspice concierge workers have backgrounds in social work, case management, and patient advocacy. This program will tailor services to the senior’s needs in addition to providing a standard fare of commonly requested services. Trained concierge workers will run errands, arrange transportation, manage home services, make doctor appointments, do personal shopping, make referrals for medical equipment, offer personal assistance, and manage petty cash.
Get It 4 Me Delivery Service does the tough work that seniors and their caregivers can’t manage on their own. Delivery service workers deliver bulky items, help with moving, provide handyman services, and do housekeeping. They will also get rid of debris, clean out homes, and reorganize home furnishings. They will pick up and deliver large items like televisions, furniture, appliances, and building materials for home repairs and renovation. Seniors may request services Monday through Saturday.
Vons Grocery Delivery allows seniors to shop online and have their groceries delivered right to their doors. Vons’ drivers will also make stops to pick up gasoline, items at the hardware or home improvement store, and get other needed items. Drivers will go to the pharmacy to pick up or drop off prescriptions and pick up other items for delivery. Their website lists nutritious recipes and other information on diet and nutrition. Drivers will work with seniors to help them use coupons and take advantage of sales.
Paws Awhile is a family owned business that brings pet grooming to the homes of seniors and others who find it difficult to get to the groomer’s office. Groomers will do pet bathing, brushing, blow drying, ear cleaning, hair trimming, shaving, nail trimming, flea and tick protection, and sanitary clean ups. Services are usually performed within an hour. The service has many packages available to keep things affordable for seniors living on a tight budget.
Find assisted living in Fresno near you.