Senior Care Resources and Information in Charlotte, NC

Home Care is a Great Option for Someone Fighting Cancer

Home Care Options for Seniors in Charlotte NC

Home Care Options for SeniorsCancer is one of those words that can cause dread in just about anyone who hears it. Whether it’s a diagnosis for yourself, a family member, friend, or somebody you know, it can change everything. It can change the dynamic of the relationship, it can cause people to begin paying more attention to that person, and it can even elicit a lot of offers of assistance, support, and help around the house.

The best thing anyone can do when they have been diagnosed with cancer is to develop a strong and reliable support network. There are many different home care options available for people of all ages who are going through any type of short or long-term battle, whether it’s recovering from a heart attack or stroke, getting back to full strength after an accident that resulted in some serious injuries, or if they’ve been diagnosed with cancer.

The best home care option.

The best type of care and support comes from experienced home care aides. These are men and women who often work for agencies and can provide an incredible support network. In fact, when you hire through an agency, you can choose just a couple of hours a day once a week, if that’s all that’s truly needed.

If the elderly individual fighting cancer requires more care or is determined that those two hours a week isn’t enough, through an agency that’s an easy transition to make.

Some people believe that short-term care is all that’s going to be needed, especially when they realized the radiation or chemotherapy treatments will only carry on for about eight weeks or a couple of months.

The more experience a person has providing support for elderly individuals, especially those who are going through some type of cancer treatment, the better it’s going to be for that senior. That’s because somebody with experience will have great insight into what other seniors have gone through, what they can provide and offer as for support, and they can even understand the value of encouragement, playing games and staying active, and helping the senior get out of bed or around the house when they feel their strength has completely left them.

Cancer is a word no one wants to hear, but it’s prevalent in our day and age, and when you truly care about someone, encourage them to look into home care support as an option. That will allow family and friends to spend quality time with their loved one rather than running around trying to get everything done for them.


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Natalie Smith

Natalie Smith, Founder and Co-Owner of Golden Heart Senior Care of Charlotte is hands on with every detail of Golden Heart’s business. Natalie emigrated to the United States from Ukraine. Coming to this country, she did not know a word of English and her and her mother had virtually nothing. Through hard-work and determination as well as through the assistance of social organizations, Natalie learned English, educated herself and grew to be a business owner. It was while working as a caregiver and putting herself through school that Natalie came to love working for, and with, seniors. It was this passion for taking care of others (as well as her past experience where she herself was on the receiving end of help) that led Natalie to always want to open her own home care agency. She takes a tremendous amount of pride in providing quality care to the clients of Golden Heart Senior Care of Charlotte. As such, she uses her corporate experience in management to oversee the selection and hiring of caregivers for Golden Heart Senior Care of Charlotte. In addition, Natalie continuously engages with clients to ensure they are more than satisfied with the care they receive and constantly looks for ways to improve herself and her company.