March 16, 2011

Nourishing a person’s mind, body and spirit are essential when helping a person with MS stay motivated and enabled. Due to the changeability of the disease, the type and degree of help needed will vary from person to person and may even vary from time to time for the same individual. As with any ailment that requires caregiving, family members can become burnt out or simply not know how to help. Continuum recommends turning to a professional caregiver for some respite help.

Continuum, providers of the best in home care St.Louis and the surrounding area can find, can help family members with their understanding of MS and their ability to make lifestyle adjustments. For instance, our caregivers can help establish a daily routine, stressing the importance of limiting activities and taking regular rest periods to prevent fatigue and symptom exacerbations. They can also provide tips and techniques for easier bathing and dressing, assisting as needed.

We’re happy to make available for you the following MS resource sheets. Click the links to view, or right click to print or save to your computer.
How Home Care can benefit a person with MS
Multiple Sclerosis fact sheet