Amada Senior Care Mesa
Kimberly Perkins-Akers and Kris Patmos are the owners of Amada Senior Care Mesa and longtime friends. Kris says, “We’ve been through many things together, including church ministry, raising our children, and now caring for our aging parents.” Just as Kimberly and Kris have been able to support each other as their families entered the world of senior care, they and the Amada Mesa team want to support you and your family with all of your senior care questions and needs.
Since Kimberly and Kris have both sought senior care for their own parents, they understand how important it is to ensure the highest quality of care for the people you love, and that this can have a dramatic impact on seniors as well as their family members. Kimberly says, “Like many sons and daughters, I am part of what we call ‘the sandwich generation.’ We have children at home, careers, spouses we invest our time in, and meanwhile, we are also taking care of the needs of our aging parents. As I have journeyed with my parents as the oldest daughter in our family, I have found freedom in having others come in and help my parents with food preparation, light housekeeping, medication reminders, exercise, and other activities of daily living. Now, when I’m with my parents, I am with my parents—I can be the daughter I want to be and enjoy the time I have with them.”
Our goal at Amada Mesa is to care for your loved one with the same level of dedication and compassion we would expect for our own parents and grandparents so that you can find peace in knowing they are not only safe, but also comfortable and content. We honestly take pleasure in seeing our senior clients smile, and seek to enrich their lives by offering personalized care and companionship.
At Amada Senior Care Mesa, we proudly provide comprehensive senior care services to families in Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler, Sun Lakes, Higley, Apache Junction, Queen Creek, San Tan Valley, and other nearby communities. This means that in addition to providing quality in-home care, we also help families with assisted living placement and even finding the best way to pay for a loved one’s care.
As Kimberly and Kris know from experience, it can mean the world to have a friend by your side as you navigate senior care. This is what we strive to be for our clients at Amada Senior Care Mesa.
Amada caregivers are trained to provide assistance with
Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) like:
If you or someone you love in the Mesa area could benefit from help with activities of daily living like those listed here, please contact Amada Senior Care today. Our goal is to create a care plan that is custom-tailored to perfectly suit each client’s unique needs, preferences, and family situation. We will be pleased to assist you and your family with any senior care needs you may have, from in-home care, to senior living advising and placement, to helping you figure out the best way to pay for the care your loved one deserves and more.
Long-Term Care Insurance Guidance
At Amada Senior Care Mesa, Kimberly Perkins-Akers and Kris Patmos are committed to treating our clients and their loved ones with compassion and guiding them through senior care with wisdom and understanding. As they say, “Our mission is to show grace, provide dignity, offer strength to family, and enrich lives.”
“Look at your Amada team as trusted friends who truly want the best for your family.”
Kris Patmos and Kimberly Perkins-Akers
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The care provided by Amada Senior Care is excellent. Much effort is put into matching caregiver with client and covering all needed shifts. Mom feels safe in the company of her caregivers and I feel confident that Mom is well taken care of while I am at work. Ann J. and Alma C. are compassionate, patient, kind and respectful. They are great caregivers.
The staff is great and very attentive when help is needed. They are very passionate about their clients as well as their carrgivers. They give equal and share detail to both.
Amada is so wonderful to work for! The staff is so caring and thoughtful to the clients and the caregivers. It is a real pleasure being here and I am blessed with these wonderful people. It is a very rewarding job.
Senior Housing Advising
At Amada Senior Care Mesa, it is our mission to walk beside our clients and their families wherever their senior care journeys take them. So when home care ceases to be the best option for seniors, we work with them to find the assisted living community that best fits their physical, emotional, and financial needs.
Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler, Sun Lakes, Higley, Apache Junction, San Tan Valley, and Queen Creek have been popular retirement destinations for years, and that means our Amada clients have many residential senior care options to choose from. We realize how overwhelming this can be for families unfamiliar with how senior living works, so we take time to explain everything and help them make important decisions with confidence.
First, it’s important for a family to know which type of senior living community is most suitable for their senior loved one. For example, a nursing home may be a good fit for a senior who requires frequent assistance with ADLs and access to complex medical services. On the other hand, an assisted living community will provide non-medical support and usually offers a more independent and active lifestyle.
Since we at Amada Senior Care Mesa have been working in the home care field for years, we have established relationships with most of the senior living communities in this area. Our deep insight into these communities allows us to guide seniors to the placement most ideal to suit their individual needs, such as location, activities and hobbies, lifestyle, and other personal preferences.
We realize that some families may be intimidated by the costs of residential in-home care. Fortunately, we have become experts at helping clients explore veterans’ benefits, long-term care insurance policies, life insurance, and other non-traditional methods of paying for assisted living. We are determined to help you find the best way to afford the care your loved one deserves.
At Amada Senior Care Mesa, we are determined to help our clients and their families feel confident that they have found the very best senior housing solution for their unique needs. We’ll help you explore every option, including:
- Assisted living communities
- Independent living communities
- Memory care communities
- Residential care homes
- Skilled nursing facilities
Home Care Technology
At Amada Senior Care Mesa, we have worked with multiple families in Arizona that have struggled to strike a compromise between their concerns about a senior’s safety and his or her determination to remain independent and at home. Because it has always been our goal to lead clients to the best possible solution to their unique senior care needs, we partnered with leading developers to create a revolutionary new senior care option: remote care with our BeClose system.
BeClose is a fully-customized home monitoring system that allows families to keep a “virtual eye” on beloved seniors from anywhere and at any time and feel confident in their safety. We offer devices such as medication monitors so you can be certain Dad took his morning meds, automated thermostats so Mom stays warm and comfortable at night, and even button-free alarms that immediately summon help in emergencies like falls, fires, or intruders. Each device in the BeClose system is designed to allow seniors to go about their daily business with few to no changes so that they feel as independent as possible, and the entire system provides real-time updates to their loved ones through a secure mobile app. BeClose can even notify your family if a change in a senior’s behavioral patterns or routine is detected so you can quickly address any potential issues.
If you’d like to learn more about our state-of-the-art BeClose monitoring system, Click Here for a Free Consultation with a Member of the Amada Team.
Veterans Assistance Programs
We specialize in helping families take advantage of every available resource to help them afford quality senior home care. One program that has been especially beneficial to many of our Amada Mesa clients is the VA Aid and Attendance benefit. Aid and Attendance provides significant monthly financial support to wartime veterans and surviving spouses who need help with ADLs. To learn more about Aid and Attendance and other benefits for veterans, please Click here for a Free Veteran’s Care Needs Consultation.
How is Aid and Attendance Eligibility Determined?
- Aid and Attendance benefits are for veterans who served at least 90 days’ active duty with at least one of those days served during wartime.
- This benefit is not available for veterans with a dishonorable discharge.
- Claimants of this benefit must currently need help with activities of daily living from another person.
- ADLs may include (but are not limited to) walking, eating, meal preparation, bathing, and medication reminders.
- Qualified veterans must spend most of their income on care.
- Benefits are determined, up to a set maximum, according to the percentage of income spent on care.
- Applicants must have assets below a threshold set by the VA.
- Determination of this limit will depend upon age and financial need.
For many veterans and surviving spouses, VA Aid and Attendance benefits can be the difference between “making do” and getting the quality of care they deserve. These benefits are:
- Paid directly to claimants every month by the US Treasury.
- Paid in addition to military and other pensions.
- Tax free.