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Parkinson's Care in Oklahoma City

provider of Parkinson's care in Oklahoma City sitting with elderly patient

For the nearly 1 million Americans who are living with Parkinson's disease, reliable care is essential to maintaining their quality of life. Visiting Angels® Oklahoma City OK provides non-medical aid to adults who are living with the disease. Parkinson's is a progressive disorder which affects both motor and non-motor function. While Parkinson's is not considered to be fatal, complications from the disorder make it the 14th leading cause of death in the United States. Professional aid can help those with Parkinson's manage the effects of the disease and remain safely at home.

Some of the recognizable motor symptoms of Parkinson's include:

  • Postural instability
  • Tremors
  • Rigidity
  • Cramping
  • Bradykenesia (slowness of movement)

Non-motor symptoms which may be present with Parkinson's disease:

  • Constipation
  • Sleep disorders
  • Depression
  • Psychosis
  • Loss of smell

How Parkinson's Care Helps Seniors in Oklahoma City 

Parkinson's care from Visiting Angels Oklahoma City helps seniors by providing customized aid to meet their changing needs. Because the nature of Parkinson's is progressive, the needs of those living with the illness are bound to change over time. Providing personalized care allows us to adjust our services as needed. Our custom aid can bring your family peace of mind. One of the major concerns for those living with Parkinson's is the increased fall risk due to motor symptoms. We provide mobility aid to help your loved one get around safely.

Some additional services available with Parkinson's care from Visiting Angels Oklahoma City include:

  • Going for walks and helping with exercise
  • Transferring and fall prevention measures
  • Preparing dietary conscious meals
  • Dignified toileting and bathing assistance
  • Dressing, grooming, and personal hygiene
  • Medication reminders and monitoring
  • Light housekeeping such as laundry
  • Running errands and going grocery shopping
  • Meaningful companionship and social care

Trusted Care for Your Loved One

Families throughout Yukon, Reno, and the surrounding communities trust the Parkinson's care from Visiting Angels Oklahoma City. Our caregivers will work to improve your loved one's quality of life by supporting a healthy lifestyle. We can assist with diet and exercise to help your loved one prolong functionality and combat the symptoms of Parkinson's. Regular care from our agency also provides your loved one with companionship and social interaction, which can be difficult for those with Parkinson's. 

If your parent has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, call Visiting Angels Oklahoma City tody and ask about our care. We can schedule a free consultation to help you get started.

 

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.