The Need for Reliable Home Health in Sugar Land, TX Continues to Grow

A study conducted by the United Nations and HelpAge International revealed that by 2050, the world’s elderly population would surpass the number of kids aged below 15. This means that reliable health care will be a great need for senior citizens in the future, even though the global situation for healthcare is barely holding up in general. Moreover, a article explains that while healthcare for elders still has plenty of room for improvement, “…wealthy nations are in general better prepared for aging than poorer ones.”

The article discusses the top countries ideal for seniors to live in: “Sweden, where the pension system is now 100 years old, makes the top of the list because of its social support, education and health coverage, followed by Norway, Germany, the Netherlands and Canada. The United States comes in eighth.”

World not ready for aging population

The last statement exemplifies the quality of caregivers in the U.S., such as those employed by Comfort Givers in Sugar Land, which provides reliable services for home health in Sugar Land, TX. Not only do they attend to the medical needs of their clients, but they also help them be more proactive and independent. This allows clients to do away with the old stereotype of the “dullness” and “idleness” of the life of a retiree.

These professionals take the idea of care giving to a completely new level. They provide companionship and personalized care not seen in many retirement homes. For instance, providers of in home health services in Sugar Land, TX assist in physical therapy not only by administering medication, but also by joining the seniors in outdoor exercise routines every day. Having a companion join them in their daily lives sends a message to senior citizens that they are never alone even at this point in their lives.

This kind of healthcare is important because the US would need about 1.6 million additional caregivers by 2020. A lot of effort is being taken to encourage more people to tend to the needs of parents and grandparents, as care giving is one of the healthiest and most-fulfilling professions there is. Of course, a number of things like politics and the economy still get in the way of fulfilling this need. However, only reliable caregivers can ensure that retiring by 2050 and beyond will not be as bad as studies reveal.

(Article Image and Excerpts from World not ready for aging population, Times Record News, Published September 30, 2013)

About Obaid Memon

Demetrius Flenaugh is a 20 year U.S. Army Veteran and is experienced and highly qualified in addressing the home health care needs and concerns of seniors. His passion for helping others led him to volunteer with various organizations throughout his military career.
After spending the better part of the last 20 years moving from one assignment to another, he decided that moving to Sugar Land, TX provided an excellent opportunity to grow his family and serve his community. His dedication to providing quality, in-home care enables him to have a direct impact on enhancing the quality of life of seniors and other adults who need assistance with the activities of daily living.
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