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Essential Personal Home Care in Oklahoma City: What to Look For and How to Find Peace of Mind

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As we age, our abilities change. Sometimes the changes are subtle, such as taking a little more time to go up and down a flight of stairs or choosing fast food instead of preparing home-cooked meals. If your loved one is beginning to struggle with everyday tasks, essential personal home care from Visiting Angels® Oklahoma City can help. 

Signs Your Parent Could Benefit From Essential Personal Home Care in Oklahoma City

As the adult child of a senior parent, you try to visit as often as you can to see how they're doing. However, work and family commitments can make it hard to be there as frequently as you might like. Regular phone calls can help you notice changes in mood or behavior, but home visits are the best way to check-in and see how they're really doing. 

If you're planning on traveling to Oklahoma City to visit a parent this holiday season, look for signs they may need essential personal home care, including:

  1. Change in hygiene and grooming. If your mom has always been meticulous when it comes to her appearance, but now she hardly brushes her hair and has bad breath or body odor, it could be a sign that she's having trouble caring for her personal needs. 

  2. Mood swings. Everyone has good days and bad days, but sudden and extreme changes in mood or personality can be an early sign of dementia. If you suspect your loved one may be in the early stages of dementia, talk with a doctor.  

  3. Keeping spoiled food. Your loved one may not have noticed that the milk has gone sour, or the cheese is moldy because they are confused by "best by" dates or haven't been eating as often as they used to. It can also be a sign that they are experiencing changes in cognitive or physical ability. 

How Essential Personal Home Care Helps Seniors in Oklahoma City

If you've noticed your loved one could use a helping hand with daily activities, but you're unable to help when needed, essential personal home care from Visiting Angels Oklahoma City is the answer. It brings support and companionship into your loved one's home exactly when they need it and can be an affordable option for family budgets thanks to our customized plans.  

Our customized home care plans ensure seniors in Oklahoma City receive the essential personal assistance they need without having to pay for services they wouldn't use. Caregivers are available on an hourly basis to accommodate any schedule, and we have after-hours support in case of emergency needs. 

Ready to learn more? Call Visiting Angels Oklahoma City today to schedule a free in-home consultation. Our essential personal home care services are available to seniors and their families in Oklahoma City, Yukon, El Reno, and the surrounding areas.

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.