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5 Reasons You Might Choose Seniors Helping Seniors

Dec 6, 2023 | News

At Seniors Helping Seniors (Solihull & Warwick), we want to help you make the right decision for your home care needs. We know that asking for help at home doesn’t come easy to many, but when it comes to maintaining your independence at home, we like to think we’re pretty good at it. Our concept is simple, but also unique. Active local senior people, helping less active local senior people that need support at home. A service exclusively for and by older adults in the community.

So why might you choose our services over another home care provider? Let’s take a look…


  1. Relatable Companionship: Seniors assisting like-minded seniors fosters a unique companionship. There’s a shared understanding of challenges, making the relationship more relatable and comforting. We meet so many clients that are instantly put at ease, knowing the person that will help them is of a similar age demographic.


  1. Empathy and Understanding: Older adults providing care can sometimes better empathise with the needs of their peers. They understand the physical, emotional and mental challenges that come with aging.


  1. Promotion of Independence: Rather than solely focusing on providing care, our carers assist clients in discrete ways that also prioritise maintaining independence at home. They encourage autonomy while offering necessary support. Examples might be doing the shopping, but going along together in order to keep active. Or making a meal, while the client sets the table for themselves. We tailor this approach according to the needs and capabilities of our clients.


  1. Cultural Connection: Shared experiences and cultural backgrounds can lead to a deeper connection. Seniors from the same era might share similar memories and values. Indeed, we often witness our carers and clients striking an instant connection from the very first visit because they have shared a similar experience or they might have the similar likes / interests.


  1. Community and Social Interaction: Our services foster a sense of community among seniors. Our service proves the value people can bring to their local community, no matter their age, and we know that our clients benefit greatly from that too. That really is the true magic of the Seniors Helping Seniors concept.


After our first year of operation, we see first-hand the benefits that Seniors Helping Seniors offers. We love hearing from happy clients and we equally love hearing from our amazing carers who find the work truly rewarding. We’re doing our level best to spread this across the Solihull and Warwick area, including towns and villages such as Balsall Common, Kenilworth, Knowle, Meriden and Hampton in Arden. For more information, please take a look around our website or contact us for a chat.

Thank you for reading,

Michael & Cathy



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