In Home Care in Dewey
Age in Place with These Home Upgrades
More than ever, seniors in Dewey, OK, are choosing to age in place and skip the move to assisted living. There are many reasons for the shift. In many instances, living at home is more affordable, even with in home care. In light of the coronavirus pandemic, many seniors feel safer at home. Perhaps most importantly, our homes are places of comfort and familiarity, full of memories and our favorite possessions.
If you or a loved one has decided to age in place, there are some simple and budget-friendly ways to improve the safety and accessibility of your home.
- Add task lighting above sinks and work areas.
- Install grab bars in the bathrooms to help prevent falls.
- Store frequently used kitchen and bathroom items between hip and shoulder height.
- Place non-slip rugs and mats in high traffic areas.
- Replace knob-style door handles with lever-style handles.
- Install a handheld shower head with adjustable height for use while sitting or standing.
Customized In Home Care Services Available in Dewey
While home modifications can improve safety and accessibility, they are no replacement for human connection and physical support. At Visiting Angels® Bartlesville, we are proud to offer a wide range of essential services and compassionate, professional caregivers available around the clock to fit any scheduling need.
Even though we are not technically a home health agency, we offer many of the same services, including:
- Specialized dementia care
- Wandering prevention
- Mobility assistance
- Temporary transitional care
- Housekeeping and organizing
- Personal care
- Medication reminders
- Respite care for family caregivers
About Visiting Angels Bartlesville
The decision to begin home care can be difficult for many families. You worry about your loved one's safety and happiness. You also want to ensure they receive skilled care from a caregiver that treats them with the dignity and respect they deserve.
That's why so many families in Dewey and the surrounding communities choose Visiting Angels Bartlesville. Locally owned and operated, we have strong roots in the community, participating in the Alzheimer's Foundation of America's National Memory Screening Day and Walk to End Alzheimer's.
Our caregivers have undergone multiple interviews and a thorough vetting process. We look for kind, caring individuals with strong skill sets, previous experience in home care, and spotless background checks.
In home care from Visiting Angels Bartlesville is available to seniors in Dewey, Nowata, Ramona, Skiatook, Barnsdall, and the surrounding areas.
Ready to learn more about in home care in Dewey? Call Visiting Angels Bartlesville today to schedule a free consultation.
Serving Bartlesville, Dewey, Nowata and Ramona
Visiting Angels BARTLESVILLE, OK1401 SE Washington Blvd
Bartlesville, OK 74006