Options for Senior America- Merrillville, IN

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OPTIONS is dedicated to helping senior adults cope with the expediencies of everyday life while in the comfort and safety of our care recipients’ homes. We provide distant or busy families with a break from daily care giving responsibilities, and reassurance that their loved ones are attended to by the team that has the most experience and the widest resources.

Options For Senior America Care Providers provide assistance and can help foster wellness with services that include:

  • Activities of daily living (bathing, dressing, toileting, feeding,etc)
  • Light housekeeping: vacuuming, dusting, cleaning client’s bathroom, kitchen maintenance, cleaning after meals and other tasks per client’s request.
  • Meal planning and preparation
  • Personal laundry and linens
  • Medication reminders
  • Grocery shopping and running errands
  • Safety supervision
  • Transportation
  • Socialization
  • Cognitive stimulation
  • Help with organization
  • Out-of-town travel assistance
  • Respite care for family caregivers
  • Features of Options for Senior America- Merrillville, IN


    Licenses

    • Licenses: Personal Service Agency license

    Agency Type

    • Full-service agency. (We directly employ the caregivers we work with.)

    Range of services

    • Companion care
    • Personal care assistants
    • Range of services extra: home maker, transportation (non medical)

    Travel

    • Travel: Staff will travel 15-30 miles to provide care

    Screening

    • We interview every team member in person
    • We check references
    • We ensure that our team members are immunized for influenza, hepatitis b, tuberculosis, and other communicable diseases
    • We check driving records
    • We confirm legal U.S. residency
    • We require fingerprint-based background check
    • We require drug screenings
    • We check sexual offender databases

    Training

    • Staff members receive ongoing/continuing training

    Training Areas

    • Patient Transfers
    • Stress Management
    • Memory Care
    • Ethics
    • Training areas extra: Cultural Sensitivity

    Payment options

    • Insurance
    • Credit card
    • Check
    • Payment options extra: Auto debit

    Payment details

    • We handle payroll, benefits, and taxes for our caregivers

    Bonded/insured

    • Our business is bonded and insured

    Business Address

    • 707 E. 80th Place, Suite 104,
      Merrillville, IN 46410

    Transportation

    • Yes

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