Home Care Assistance offers holistic approach to independence

Who better to help families with decisions regarding home care than a family who knows firsthand how complicated the process can be?

Kirk Febus and his son, Mark Febus, own Home Care Assistance, located at 6109 Far Hills Ave. in the Washington Square shopping plaza, just a stone’s throw from Dorothy Lane Market.

Home Care Assistance is unique in that it takes a different approach to home care.

“We saw firsthand how exhausted the caregiver can become when my mother-in-law became ill,” said Kirk Febus. “It can make the caretaker lose their role as daughter, son or spouse.”

Mark Febus agreed. He said they witnessed a big change in his grandfather when they found assistance for his grandmother.

Home Care Assistance takes a holistic, non-pharmacological approach that includes a healthy diet, physical activity and activities for the mind — all overseen by high-caliber, intensely trained caregivers.

Although they specialize in around-the-clock care, professionals at Home Care Assistance evaluate each situation individually and suggest the best approach. The whole goal is to allow seniors to live well at their home, with services ranging from dressing, meal preparation, companionship and light housekeeping to transportation to appointments and medication reminders.

Caregivers are trained in the Cognitive Therapeutic Method™, a one-on-one activities-based program designed to keep aging minds sharp. Home Care Assistance allows seniors to live safely and comfortably where they want to be – home. The Febuses take their slogan “Changing the Way the World Ages” very seriously.

“We have a storefront and want to be a community resource,” said Kirk Febus. “I want people to stop by and have a conversation.”

Mark Febus said the Balanced Care Method™ is what sets Home Care Assistance apart from other home care programs.

“We want to be the best of the best,” Mark Febus said.

For more information, visit www.HomeCareAssistanceDayton.com or call 1-866-4-LiveIn.

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