Williston, VT -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/01/2019 -- For most seniors, a fall can cause injury not only to the body, but to the mind as well. After experiencing a fall, many seniors become fearful and often limit their activity. In 2016, 35% of Vermont adults age 65 and older experienced a fall; one in three of these individuals sustain injury as a direct result of their accident. With winter weather in full swing, bring icy driveways and sidewalks, the risk of falling is even higher for Vermont residents. For those who have experienced a fall and are in need of in-home care services, Griswold Home Care is there to help.
Griswold Home Care offers live-in senior care in Chittenden County and the surrounding areas for individuals recovering from fall-related injuries. In 2014, 5,445 Vermonters visited the emergency room for falls. 1,600 more people were hospitalized for their fall-related injuries. Many of these people, when returning home, were in need of care — that's where Griswold Home Care provides assistance.
The caregivers at Griswold Home Care understand the importance of post-surgery recovery. Often, this recovery will determine the success of the surgery and the ability for an individual to return to a lifestyle that is normal to them. The care given by the team at Griswold Home Care is in-home, meaning individuals can recover from their falls in the comfort of a space that is familiar to them.
Caregivers can provide services like meal preparation, light housekeeping, accompaniment or transportation to appointments, personal care and more. The hours and amount of care an individual receives can change as their needs change. They even offer live-in care in Chittenden County for seniors who require 24-hour assistance after a fall or other injury.
To learn more about these services, visit Griswold Home Care online at http://www.GriswoldHomeCare.com/Northern-Vermont/ or call 1-800-474-7965.
About Griswold Home Care Northern Vermont
Griswold Home Care Northern Vermont is a non-medical home care agency that has been proudly serving the Burlington, Vermont, area for over 15 years. David Rosen, a Registered Nurse (RN) and Executive Director of Griswold Home Care Northern Vermont, became passionate about the home care industry when he found his grandmother needed care. Since then, it has been his mission to help others age in place and live the most independent lifestyle possible. In addition to David, other devoted staff members include Sue Richardson, VP of Operations, Lauren Chase, Senior Care Coordinator/Community Liaison, and Kim Bombard, Care Coordinator. Sue, Lauren, and Kim work closely with every client to ensure his or her needs are met with the highest level of compassion, professionalism, and customer care. Ultimately, everything about the agency's culture is very personal, from the level of service to the extensive caregiver screening processes.
To learn more about Griswold Home Care and the services it offers, please visit http://www.GriswoldHomeCare.com/Northern-Vermont/.