Practical Home & Independent Living Services
Fairport, NY                                    Compassionate care for you and your home                       585-455-0322
PERSONAL ASSISTANCE
Companionship
  • Sitting with, watching over, and caring for
  • Check-ins: daily, weekly, periodically
  • Accompany to: appointments, church, social/cultural outings, dinner, and shopping
  • Engage in conversation: current and historical events, interests, and family
  • Visiting: family, friends, or hospitals 
  • Recreational activities: walks, travel, crafts, cards, games, and hobbies

Advocacy:Decision Making and Communication
  • Scheduling appointments/send reminders
  • Sorting mail: prioritize, organize, and respond
  • Reading the fine print on forms
  • Bill paying in person, by mail, or on-line
  • Settling minor disputes/excessive fees
  • Writing letters and correspondence
  • Balancing checkbook or record keeping
  • Car maintenance and repairs
  • Home maintenance and repair
  • Major purchases: appliances, furniture, etc.

Errands and Shopping
  • Picking up prescriptions and dry cleaning
  • Preparing grocery list and shopping
  • Shipping and picking up packages

Planning and Preparation
  • Planning and cooking meals
  • Entertaining family and guests
  • Hosting parties: set up, serving, and clean up
  • Preparing and decorating for the holidays
  • Planning visits, outings, vacations, and trips
  • Moving/downsizing: packing/unpacking

Home Monitoring 
  • Vacations and extended trips
  • Snowbirds
  • Hospital and recovery
  • Plant and pet care