I work in senior home care as a nursing assistant, and I can say whole heartedly that I have formed some amazing relationships with my elderly patients. One thing that I have struggled with the most is trying to find ways to allow seniors to retain their independence. Some elderly individuals have mobility problems, dementia difficulties, and serious illnesses that keep them from getting around like they used to. In many cases, I have to help seniors with their most basic needs due to safety reasons. Thankfully, simple meal decisions, outdoor walks, and clothing choices can help an individual retain a sense of independence. So can rollators, toilet rails, and mobility scooters. For patients with dementia, large clocks, weekly calendars, and note boards can offer assistance. If you have an elderly family member in your home, let me help you find the perfect balance between proper care and independence.