Amada Senior Care Tucson
Dr. Chris and Christina Ram, owners of Amada Senior Care Tucson, have been advocates of health and wellness for as long as they can remember. Their eyes were opened wide to the very real need for compassionate, responsible senior care within their Tucson community after Christina’s mother fell severely ill to a urinary tract infection (UTI) that went septic. Christina remembers getting the call from her aunt informing her that her mother had been found after spending 12 hours on the floor of her bedroom, burning up with fever and unable to get to her feet. Once she was admitted to the ER, the doctors where having a very difficult time chasing the infection and informed Christina’s family of the delicate situation their mother was facing.
“I remember walking in to see my mother who didn’t recognize me initially,” says Christina. “Once she realized who I was, we both started crying and she proceeded to tell me about her no resuscitation wishes. I was praying that my mother would pull through. When she finally did, the doctor was ready to discharge right away and we found ourselves scrambling to find her a caregiver because she could not be left alone and she was still extremely weak.”
Adds Christina, “It was a stressful whirlwind of activity trying to prepare for my mom’s return home—home modifications, purchasing of equipment, and, most importantly, a caregiver we could trust to keep her safe, well nourished and comfortable. We finally found Jonathan and he was perfect! Jonathan was attentive to my mom’s needs, respected her space and privacy while keeping her safety a top priority. He cooked for her and kept her house tidy, drove her to get her medications and talked long hours with her in shared conversation about their common interests. My mom adored Jonathan, and it was her positive experience that convinced me that we need more caregivers like Jonathan in Tucson.”
With the large population of elderly individuals in Tucson, Chris and Christina agree that well-vetted, compassionate and committed caregivers are a necessity. Chris and Christina are proud to own Amada Senior Care Tucson and are committed to improving the quality of lives of seniors residing in Tucson, Oro Valley, Marana, Catalina, Catalina Foothills, Saddlebrooke, Green Valley, Sahuarita, Sierra Vista and surrounding communities.
Dr. Chris Ram has helped thousands of patients (many of them seniors) with chiropractic care in Tucson and Southern California for more than 20 years. Christina has been by his side on the chiropractic end, while both have professionally advised people on nutrition, physical fitness and lifestyle choices to create optimum health and longevity. They have made it a goal that Amada Senior Care Tucson caregivers exceed clients’ expectations. Daily tasks such as cleaning, preparing meals and attending personal care needs add up to small essentials of what we do. Their true benchmark for providing superior care are the myriad things done to enrich each client’s life by creating positive experiences whenever possible.
Amada Caregivers are Trained to Provide Assistance with
Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
If you or your loved one would like assistance with these or other ADLs (activities of daily living), we encourage you to contact us today for a Free Care Needs Consultation with an experienced member of the Amada Senior Care Tucson team. We know that each of our clients has unique needs, desires, and budgets, so we can customize a care plan ideal for any situation.
Our personal involvement doesn’t simply end with caregiver placement. We frequently review our caregivers’ performance and regularly check in with clients as well as family members to ensure that we are doing all we can to help our senior clients live safer, happier and more fulfilled lives. Amada Senior Care Tucson caregivers understand how vital it is establish and maintain a personally meaningful connection with clients. The transitional journey from total independence to in-home care often comes with emotional challenges for seniors and their families. Our unlimited reserves of patience, compassion and friendship are dedicated to make the journey easier.
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For the members of our team at Amada Senior Care Tucson, this is much more than just a job; it is a fulfillment of our personal goal to enrich the lives of our clients at every level. We truly enjoy what we do—whether helping our clients adjust to their care plans, sharing a friendly word with a family member or preparing a “tastes like home” meal or any other labor we take on with compassion.
“Seniors are a vital part of our Tucson community. They are the sages of our time and should be cherished and protected.”
Chris and Christina Ram
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Amada Senior Care assisted with my care after a Left Sided Stroke with paralysis and weakness. The initial interview gave us immediate insight into the caring and thorough side of these services. Owner Christina Ram provided (in person) introductions to each new staff member that came into our home to assist with activities of daily living. Being a nurse, I have a very critical eye for good service. The care, the monitoring to check on the staff and the caregivers were exceptional. One minor process improvement that I would recommend is related to dress code. On July 24th, a young lady appeared in short shorts which only occurred one time. Thank you Amada! You set the Gold Standard and the Malcolm Baldridge Award in our book.
Senior Housing Advising
When seniors or their loved ones begin to feel that they require more support than in-home care and assistance with basic ADLs, it may be time to consider transitioning to an assisted living community.
This is an emotional decision for everyone involved, and our goal at Amada Tucson is to guide families through the placement process with wisdom, empathy, and competence.
For some seniors, an assisted living community, typically offering non-complex medical services, may be a good fit. Others may require a bit more support and may be better served in a nursing home or different type of care community.
The team at Amada Senior Care Tucson has years of experience with senior care in University Place, Puyallup, and other nearby communities. As a result, we have deep knowledge of all local care communities and can make sure our clients find the ideal placement to suit their care needs, locations, lifestyles, and budgets.
We also rely on our extensive experience to help our clients make full use of all benefits available to them, including veterans’ benefits and long-term care insurance benefits. The costs of assisted living may intimidate many families, but we can help them make financial decisions with confidence. To further ease cost concerns, the Amada Tucson team is pleased to offer our placement services free of charge.
When in-home care is no longer ideal for our clients, we are honored to guide them through this next phase. Our specialty is referring seniors to the right community or placement for them, which may include:
- Assisted living communities
- Large and small communities
- Independent living communities
- Board and care homes
- Adult family homes
- Senior care homes
- Skilled nursing facilities
- Alzheimer/dementia communities
Home Care Technology
Many families who find themselves at odds with a senior loved one’s desire to remain as independent as possible don’t realize that there can be a middle-ground between constant supervision and simply hoping for the best. However, at Amada Senior Care Tucson, we have developed a system called BeClose which makes use of the latest technology to help seniors maintain independence while reassuring their loved ones of their safety. The BeClose system is fully customizable and allows families to keep an eye on seniors through strategically-placed and non-intrusive monitors which then report to their emails or mobile devices. This way, seniors can go about their lives in peace and their families will be notified of any routine changes that may signal a need for extra support.
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
Many of our veterans, their spouses, and their families may not be aware of their potential eligibility for financial assistance from the government. At Amada Senior Care Tucson, we are dedicated to helping individuals eligible for VA Aid and Attendance benefits and other forms of financial support take full advantage of these resources. 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?
- A minimum of 90 days of active duty, with at least one of those days during wartime.
- Must not have been dishonorable discharged.
- Applicant must currently require assistance with activities of daily living, such as walking, eating, toileting, or dressing.
- Majority of applicant’s income must currently be spent on care expenses.
- The percentage of income currently spent on care will determine the benefits they receive.
- The VA will determine an acceptable threshold for applicants’ assets.
- Determination of financial assets will depend upon age and financial need.
Through the use of VA benefits, seniors gain more financial flexibility for their care plans and potential placements. This may include:
- More in-home care.
- The community of their choice.
- Benefits paid monthly with no repayment required.
- Benefits are paid directly to claimants by the United States Treasury and are tax-free.