Visiting Angels Des Moines: What is Home Care?

Home care is non-medical assistance provided to seniors and disabled adults in the comfort of their own homes. It is not a secret many seniors wish to age in place. Home care from Visiting Angels® Des Moines IA helps seniors remain independent and avoid unwanted moves to residential care. Families throughout Urbandale, Windsor Heights, Clive, West Des Moines, and the nearby communities rely on our agency for companion care, transitional care, companion care, dementia care, Alzheimer's care, personal care, respite care, palliative care, and more.

Visiting Angels Des Moines is a locally operated and owned home care agency. We understand the needs of local seniors, and we want to help a loved one remain independent for as long as possible. We aim to provide services in a dignified and respectful manner, just as we would care for our own loved ones. In fact, it is no wonder why many families prefer our compassionate care.

How Home Care Helps Seniors in Des Moines

The care services from our agency helps Des Moines area seniors by providing customized services in the comfort of home. When a loved one receives our aid, they will have one-on-one attention from a knowledgeable professional. While there are countless ways we can assist a loved one throughout the day, some of the most popular services we provide include:

  • Meal preparation and going to the grocery store
  • Help with personal hygiene, dressing, and bathing
  • Running errands like going to the post office
  • Monitoring medications and offering reminders
  • Walking assistance, transferring, and fall prevention
  • Conversation, friendly games, and companionship
  • Transportation to doctor appointments & therapies
  • Help with dishes, laundry, and other light housekeeping

Getting Started with Home Care in Des Moines

Getting started with home care services from Visiting Angels Des Moines begins with a free in-home assessment. Our agency's care coordinator will schedule a time to meet with a loved one at home and learn about their needs. While we have helped countless seniors age in place, our approach to care is personalized to meet individual needs. You can chat with our administrator to help us gain a sense of a loved one's needs. When we are confident about your family's needs, we will create your customized care plan.

If your elderly mother or father is in need of home care services in the Des Moines area, call Visiting Angels Des Moines and ask how we can help.

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.