A TYPICAL IN-HOME VISIT

At a regularly scheduled time, the Helpercorner Helper arrives, at the home of your loved one. Typical weekly visits last approximately 3 hours.

Partial List of activities offered by the Helpercorner Helper:
  • Minimize clutter including organizing drawers and closets
  • Running errands such as drop off and pick up dry cleaning, prescriptions, mail bills and letters etc.
  • Prepare grocery lists and shopping for nutritious meals
  • Participate in crafts, gardening, baking, woodworking, etc.
  • Light housekeeping
  • Recommend and patiently demonstrate the use of technology to help seniors live independently including personal computers, FaceTime or Skype, and personal emergency response systems
  • Perform ongoing safety assessment including:
    • • Fall prevention - floors safe, uncluttered and slip resistant, stairways easy to navigate, etc.
    • • Adequate lighting throughout house
    • • Telephones working with emergency numbers handy
    • • Check expiration dates of food and medications
    • • Monitor high-risk areas like the kitchen and bathroom including shower and tub
    • • Confirm temperature of house, working furnace/AC and the proper use of space heaters
    • • Test smoke and carbon monoxide detectors
    • • Emergency kit stocked with water, blankets, flashlights, etc. and at the ready for potential power outages or natural disasters