About Us

Our Local Story

When Nate Stokes was ready to change careers in 2008, he knew he wanted to be in the business of helping others. A few years earlier, his family had traveled the same path that many of our clients have been down. As his grandparents’ health declined, the family gathered to make a plan for their care that would help them safely maintain their independence. After discussing different options, they chose a home care agency, which allowed Nate’s grandparents to continue living at home rather than entering a nursing home facility. 

Over time, Nate saw how beneficial home care services were to his family. When he heard a Visiting Angels advertisement on the radio, Nate knew he wanted to serve the elderly and their families by opening an in-home senior care agency in Joplin. Now, Nate and the Visiting Angels staff are able to offer the kind of home care services that his family benefited from in their time of need. Inspired by our own experiences with elder care, we see the seniors we assist not merely as clients but as part of our family.

Our Senior Care Philosophy

At Visiting Angels Joplin, we prioritize the dignity, independence, and wellness of our clients. Our goal is to provide the best care possible to seniors, as well as others who need non-medical, in-home care. Because every situation is unique, we build personalized care plans with individual needs in mind. Schedules, personalities, family dynamics, and other factors vary from person to person. Our customized care plans ensure that we provide the senior care that fits perfectly with your loved one’s needs.

Visiting Angels Joplin also prioritizes matching the right caregiver to the right senior. We know that having a caregiver in your home can be a difficult adjustment, and we want our clients to feel comfortable. Our goal is for your in-home care provider to feel like a part of your extended family. 

Additionally, we believe one of the most important ways we can serve our clients is by making sure our caregivers have the very best in training and support. At Visiting Angels Joplin, we invest time and training into our caregiving staff, ensuring that they feel prepared and supported as they bring top quality home care to our clients. We see ourselves as a family of in-home caregivers who come alongside your family to provide the best care possible for your loved ones. 

Each Visiting Angels agency is a franchise that is independently owned and operated. The Franchisor, Living Assistance Services Inc., does not control or manage the day to day business operations of any Visiting Angels franchised agency.