A touch of green can cure a case of the blues. Does your senior parent have a little green in their home? Scientific studies have proven that household plants reduce stress, increase productivity, and improve mood and air quality. Certain household plants are simple to care for and grow – even for seniors who may suffer with limited mobility. A few plants that require little care, yet remain beautiful year-round, include:
Peace Lily Plants: Peace Liliesare very common houseplants because they are easy to grow. They produce white flowers in the early summer and continue to bloom throughout the year.
Soft Succulent Plants: Succulents are the perfect plant for forgetful gardeners. Succulent care is easy, and succulents can brighten any indoor space.
Philodendron: Philodendron houseplants thrive indoors throughout the year, but they enjoy an occasional stay outdoors in a shady spot (when the weather permits).
Aglaonema: Also known as Chinese evergreen, the Aglaonema is easy to care for and can be maintained at home.
English Ivy: English Ivy care is easy, and the plant acts as a beautiful accent. It is a popular natural remedy for removing mold spores from indoor air.
If you and your senior parent are looking to add some greenery to their home, head to a local nursery or garden care center and select any low-maintenance indoor plants and follow the care directions on the plant’s tag.
Adding a few plants to your loved one’s home can have a positive impact on your senior parent’s concentration, memory and productivity, according to numerous studies. If you’d like to add some greenery to your aging parent’s home, but you’re still concerned about your parent’s ability to care for each plant, call Synergy HomeCare Corona, Riverside or Anaheim Hills. Our caregivers can help your senior parent plant, water and transport the indoor plants, along with many other tasks and services including:
- Errands and transportation: Driving to the doctor’s office or an appointment, picking up prescriptions, going grocery shopping, etc.
- Meal assistance: Complete and nutritious meal planning, preparing and cleanup.
- Light housekeeping: Assistance with laundry, ironing, changing linens, kitchen/bathroom cleaning and organizing, etc.
- Companionship: Encouraging friendly and supportive conversation, active thinking (structuring pastimes, hobbies and games), light exercise, etc.
- Medication management: Medication reminders, assistance with safe medication intake.
About SYNERGY HomeCare of Corona/ Riverside
Synergy HomeCare of Corona/ Riverside is the name you can trust in Corona, Norco, Riverside, Chino, Chino Hills, Diamond Bar for personal home care. Synergy HomeCare of Corona/ Riverside is part of a national franchise of non-medical home care offices dedicated to providing exceptional and affordable service to anyone of any age. Synergy HomeCare caregivers are available 365 days a year, 24 hours a day, to those in need - including seniors, expectant moms, those suffering from sports injuries and debilitating illnesses, and more. Synergy HomeCare of Corona & Riverside can be found online at /agencies/ca/corona/ca18/. The location also hosts active social media pages on Facebook and Twitter. Ken and Anna can be reached at 951-280-9808 and [email protected] .