Maintain Your Independence with Second Family Services

Maintain Your Independence with Second Family Services

Sometimes the simplest services can provide the biggest benefits when you or your loved one needs a little extra help with daily living activities. Second Family support services from Friendship Haven help people enjoy continued independence in the privacy and comfort of their own home, at a much lower cost than traditional assisted living or nursing home care.

Many of the people we serve only need about one hour of assistance per day from Second Family, which is available at Friendship Haven.

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When you rely on Second Family, you or your loved one can:

  • Gain a helping hand with everyday living. Even something as basic as changing the bed sheets or doing laundry can be tough if you don’t have enough strength or dexterity. Second Family offers light housekeeping services and can also offer temporary assistance when you or your loved one returns home after an illness, injury or surgery.
  • Manage medicines safely. Did you know that medication mismanagement is one of the leading causes of health issues among older adults? Second Family’s caring staff will ensure that you or your loved one takes the right medicine at the right time.
  • Benefit from patient advocates who are available during your visits to healthcare providers. The Second Family team can be the go-between who shares updates with family and community medical team. People appreciate the comfort of knowing they are not alone in this process.
  • Receive trusted advice. A variety of networking resources from wellness counselors are available through Second Family’s case management system, which offers families greater peace of mind. Second Family staff members can also notify family members if they spot any significant changes in you or your loved one’s needs.

Second Family’s goal is to keep people as independent as possible, for as long as possible, while protecting their safety and their dignity. To learn more about Second Family, contact Friendship Haven at 515-573-6904.

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