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Now browsing: Hometown News > Business & Finance > St. Lucie County

Couple strives to bring comfort, companionship to older generation
Rating: 3.92 / 5 (12 votes)  
Posted: 2013 Oct 04 - 06:56

By Anna-Marie Menhenott

news@hometownnewsol.com

PORT ST. LUCIE -- When aging parents or loved ones need services that caretakers are unable to perform, such as a trip to the doctor, light housework or food preparation, Companionship & Senior Assistance of Port St. Lucie can step in and provide much needed peace of mind.

David and Aura Munoz of Port St. Lucie decided that helping the segment of the community that has a hard time helping itself was their calling. They are passionate about their clients and go above and beyond to make sure each and every one of them are taken care of.

"We accommodate clients anyway they want," Mr. Munoz said. "We know that the older population doesn't always have a way to get to the doctor or somebody who can sit with them while they wait for the doctor. It can be lonesome and sometimes scary for them, so we want to eliminate that fear and be there."

Without a traditional office, C.A.S.A. operates out of the Munoz's home.

"We are just starting out but we feel such passion about this," Mr. Munoz said. "Although we live in Port St. Lucie, we will travel anywhere on the Treasure Coast to get a client and take them where they need to go. We will do home visits, and make sure that they have meals for the week, do light housekeeping and make sure that they are living comfortably."

C.A.S.A. tries to step in and fill the gaps left when caretakers are either working or live far away.

"It's sometimes hard for family members to leave work and run their loved ones to and from the store and places like that," Mr. Munoz said. "We want to eliminate the caregivers worry that their loved one is going without food or medications. We are the go-between. We are the ones that can be called when the caretaker has to work or is in another city and can't make it."

C.A.S.A. also spends time with clients as companions.

"We know it can be a lonely existence for some of the elderly," Mr. Munoz said. "Nobody should have to spend their days not talking to anyone. There should always be someone checking in on them, making sure they're alright."

For more information about C.A.S.A., including pricing and availability, call (772) 882-1681.




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