When I told my father that I would need to get senior home care in Queens for him, he was against it. He didn’t want anyone else but me taking care of him, but I couldn’t do that, because I was at work for most of the day. I couldn’t quit my job, because then I wouldn’t have any income, and then we would both be out on the street. After a long talk, we agreed that home care was the best option.
I heard some good things about a local home care company from one of my coworkers who has it for their grandfather. I called the company, and we were able to make arrangements for my father. I made my father make a promise that he would be as agreeable to the home care assistant as possible, and wouldn’t do anything to make their job more difficult than it probably already has to be. (more…)