Comprehensive Speech and Language Therapy Services for Seniors Throughout the Philadelphia Area

Caring Family Home Health offers speech and language therapy in Bucks County, Lehigh County, Montgomery County and Philadelphia, PA, for seniors experiencing trouble communicating due to a wide variety of health reasons.

Our therapists may help individuals who suffer from:

  • Heart Attacks
  • Strokes
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Difficulty speaking
  • Recovery from surgery
  • Significant decline in function
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Read on to learn more about when speech and language therapy might be necessary, and how Caring Family Home Health can help remedy the situation.

Why Do Seniors Need Speech and Language Therapy?

The natural aging process can take its toll on the ability to communicate. In fact, our vocal cords and the muscles we use to talk do weaken as we age.

Age-related communication issues can manifest themselves in several ways. If you’ve noticed that you or a loved one struggles with hearing, swallowing, or even forming words due to tooth loss or ill-fitting dentures, all of these tend to be a normal part of getting older and might not be a major cause for concern.

However, with more severe communication problems, it might be necessary to seek help from a professional who’s experienced with speech pathology.

When is it time to consider speech and language therapy? If you or a loved one has noticeable trouble communicating following a stroke or a head injury, or if dementia has taken its toll on speech, these issues should not be ignored. Imagine experiencing severe pain, a health emergency or an accident and not being able to articulate what’s wrong or ask for help!

Some signs that it’s time to call Caring Family Home Health for help with speech and language therapy:

  • Difficulty responding to questions or asking for assistance
  • Reluctance to speak or unusual, prolonged periods of silence
  • Inability to manage day-to-day life, including finances, medical appointments, or family obligations

A skilled professional from Caring Family Home Health will be able to assess the situation and develop an informed, effective plan for speech and language therapy that suits the needs of the individual and gets the desired results. Our private in-home caregivers approach every individual case with the utmost compassion and patience, striving to earn the trust of seniors and their families and provide peace of mind at a challenging time.

Working together, we can overcome any communication challenge that’s hindering quality of life.

Better Communication Starts With Caring Family Home Health

Seeking speech and language therapy for yourself or an elderly loved one can make a world of difference in quality of life during the Golden Years. However, having to turn over some of your or a loved one’s care to a professional, whether it’s for speech pathology, physical therapy, or private skilled nursing services, can be a bitter pill to swallow.

Caring Family Home Health understands. That’s why all of our trained caretakers take the time to listen to your concerns and provide care that’s specifically catered to your needs. We never take a one-size-fits-all approach to our services.

If you live in Bucks County, Lehigh County, Montgomery County or Philadelphia, PA, help for speech and language issues or any other health challenges a senior may be experiencing is just a quick phone call away. Contact Caring Family Home Health today to discuss how our speech and language therapy services can work for you or your family!