Personal Care and Assistance

Customized care can include the following services:

  • Medication reminders (up to four times daily)
  • Medication set-up
  • Assistance with dressing, personal care and grooming
  • Showering or bathing assistance
  • Home health aide visit
  • Continence management
  • Blood pressure checks (weekly, complimentary at the on-site blood pressure clinic)
  • Laundry service
  • Additional linen change and housekeeping
  • Apartment maintenance
  • Meal tray delivery and recovery
  • Escort to meals and activities
  • Scheduled transportation

In addition, residents may opt to visit the following on-site facilities:

The Oak Park Arms Beauty Salon
Connie started as a stylist at the Oak Park Arms then became the Salon owner in 2004. She believes in the golden rule and treats everyone the way she would like to be treated. Connie loves making people look and feel beautiful. The Arms Beauty Salon serves individuals who want a high quality hairstyle at a reasonable price. The best part of being at the Oak Park Arms is the location. Connie is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., five days a week (Tuesday – Saturday).

Emil’s Barbershop
Emil Messina has been cutting hair at the Oak Park Arms since 1986. Before coming to the Arms, he cut hair at the Conrad Hilton and the Palmer House for more than three decades. He has cut the locks of many celebrities including Liberace and Jack Benny. Emil’s simple philosophy – “Just give good haircuts!” – is what keeps his customers coming back. He plays great music, too, making a haircut an enjoyable experience. Read more about Emil Messina in the press room.

Lotus Wellness Studio
Lotus Wellness Studio is operated by Jean Brooks and David Lasaine, licensed massage therapists in the State of Illinois. Jean and Dave have been practicing massage since 2002 and are especially grateful to be working with residents of the Oak Park Arms. Whether a resident needs a relaxing massage for stress relief or needs massage for a specific injury or area of concern, Jean and Dave work their magic.