A patient with Alzheimer’s disease may experience changes in the cognitive functions, behavior, and or mood. They may experience difficulty with understanding, delusion, and confusion which can cause frustration, aggression, and irritability. Feeling discontentment, apathy, and or loneliness is also prevalent. It can progressively become more difficult for the patient to do simple tasks such as cooking, light house cleaning, laundry, or running errands.
If you’re family member or loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, you don’t have to go through it alone. As the family Care Provider, the time and stress of employment and other familial responsibilities can make it almost impossible to fully devote yourself to someone who is in need of such personalized care. A-1 Home Care Agency provides companions, caregivers, CNAs, and CHHAs who are compassionate and experienced with caring for dementia and Alzheimer’s patients. We at A-1 Home Care understand what it takes to deliver the intricate and delicate treatment of someone suffering from Alzheimer Disease or Dementia.
A young woman learns how to cook from her grandmother as they prepare healthy greens.
Sometimes the long term complications of a heart attack are greater and more worrisome than the initial heart attack. Heart attack survivors are often recommended to take precautions and measures to live a healthier lifestyle. This can mean monitoring their diet, exercising regularly, and controlling their blood pressure. The heart becomes weaker after a heart attack.
If you or a loved one has recently had a heart attack, consider in-home care. In-home care can benefit a heart attack survivor in many ways. Caregivers can assist with personal care, preparing healthy meal, activities of daily living, supervise medications, and help develop healthy habits. A-1 Home Careheart attack caregivers in Huntington Beach are diverse, experienced, professional, and compassionate. They undergo an extensive background check, live scan finger-printing, Tuberculosis testing, First Aid/CPR training, and personal interview.
A-1 Home Care has been in business since 1991 and is licensed, bonded, insured, and state certified servicing all throughout Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, Santa Ana, Costa Mesa, Westminister, and Orange County. Service is available hourly, 24 hour, live-in, on-going, or temporary. Don’t hesitate. Call today at 949-650-3800
According to a study recently published in the April (2016) issue of PLOS ONE, researchers from the University of California, San Diego report that higher levels of Vitamin D are associated with reduced risk of cancer. In countries where there’s less available sunlight, populations tend to have a deficiency in Vitamin D, and there are higher incidences of colon cancer. You can increase your levels of this “sunshine” vitamin by going outside for leisure strolls, or eat delicious meals with salmon and tuna prepared by a live-in caregiver from A-1 Home Care in Huntington Beach.
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Nobody likes being cooped up in the house all day long. However, for many seniors, they are confined indoors because they don’t have anyone to take them out on leisurely strolls while their sons or daughters are away at work. A highly skilled live-in or live-out caregiver from A-1 Home Care in Huntington Beachwill take great care of your elderly loved ones, taking them out for walks and cooking them meals that are rich in Vitamin D. If your elderly loved one already has a dietician, our round-the-clock caregivers will turn every meal plan into a delicious gourmet meal while adhering to the doctor’s orders!
Why A-1 Home Care?
A-1 Home Care has earned a solid reputation with families in Huntington Beach, Seal Beach, Costa Mesa, Tustin, Newport Beach, Corona del Mar, Fountain Valley, and other cities throughout Orange County. We take senior safety and elder care very seriously; all caregivers are required to pass an extensive criminal background check and are covered by malpractice insurance. They also pass multiple interviews, first by our care management staff, and then by you – because we understand that just because we may like a caregiver does not mean you will like the home care aide we picked for you. You can finance high quality senior care and cancer carewith our reasonable payment plans; A-1 Home Care also accepts Veteran Benefits and long-term care insurance.
According to Web MD, approximately 50,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease annually. Parkinson’s occurs when there is a problem with certain nerve cells in the brain that normally make an important chemical called Dopamine, which sends signals to the part of your brain that controls movement. Parkinson’s disease affects the way you move and can reduce longevity. It can also affect a patient’s ability to perform activities of daily living such bathing, grooming, getting dressed, cooking, cleaning, and running errands. Not only do these activities become more difficult, but they can be dangerous as well. Without proper supervision, your loved one may be more prone to suffering a fall, which is something that can be prevented. At A-1 Home Care, we want to ensure that your loved one is safe, healthy, and well cared for. We provide in-home Parkinson’s Care services on a 24 hour live-in or hourly part-time basis throughout the Orange County area in the community of Huntington Beach and it’s neighboring cities of Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, Fountain Valley, Westminster, Seal Beach, Santa Ana, Irvine, and Garden Grove.
At A-1 Home Care we have professional and compassionate caregivers, nurse aides, and companions who can assist with personal care, daily household tasks and all activities of daily living in addition to ensuring your loved one eats nutritiously, exercises to improve mobility and muscle stiffness, and participates in recreational activities that may benefit their mental and physical well-being. Our care providers are experienced and love what they do.
We are a Licensed, Bonded, and Insured non-medical home care agency that has been in business since 1991 with an A+ Rating from the Better Business Bureau and Shield Accreditation. We are here to meet your needs, and we personalize the service for each of our patients. To hire a Parkinson’s Caregiver in your area today, CALL us at 949-650-3800 for a FREE in-home assessment or check out our website!
Have you ever wondered how cancer cells proliferate so quickly? A person diagnosed with malignant cancer has cells that feed on glucose, the main “food” that fuels the rapid spread of cancer throughout the body. According to McGill University, cancer cells are reported to use glucose “at rates tens or even hundreds of times larger than that of normal cells.” When glucose is scarce, cancer cells use an enzyme to feed on other nutrients in the body to grow. While researchers are finding ways to stop cells from producing this enzyme, we can do our part by watching what we eat, especially if we are at risk for any kind of cancer due to lifestyle, environment, or genetics. A-1 Home Care in Huntington Beach offers high quality in-home cancer care for those who are going through chemotherapy.
The side effects of chemotherapy take a toll on the cancer patient’s emotional and mental health while causing physical discomfort, such as diarrhea, nausea, constipation, mouth and throat sores, and fatigue. The stress of caring for an elderly loved one with cancer will wear you down over time; when you start to feel overwhelmed, you should look into live-in or live-out cancer care at home. Self-care means hiring a competent, trained caregiver who will lighten your burdens so you can rest while they wait on your elderly loved one hand and foot. If you feel bad about hiring outside help, your guilt will melt away when you see the level of superior cancer care delivered by A-1 Home Care’s certified nurse assistants who live locally in Huntington Beach or neighboring cities.
Established in 1991, A-1 Home Care has been dedicated to delivering the best in-home elder care in Orange County. A-1 Home Care in Huntington Beach is licensed, bonded and insured, which means that every caregiver you get is prescreened through extensive criminal background checks. All caregivers, certified home health aides, certified nurse assistants, and companion care workers have previous professional experience caring for others, and A-1 Home Care guarantees 100% customer satisfaction. Regardless of the time of day or season, our phone lines are open 24 hours a day and we stay open during major holidays like Christmas and New Year’s Day.
Professionalism, experience and competence are extremely important traits of a caregiver, especially when caring for a senior who has Alzheimer’s Disease. The aggressive symptoms of this disease, such as angry outbursts, verbal abuse, maybe even physical attacks, can erode a caregiver’s motivation to provide excellent senior care after some period of time. A seasoned home care companion from A-1 Home Care in Huntington Beach knows just how to calm an agitated older adult, thereby reducing one’s own stress on the job.
If you live at home with an elderly loved one and just want some relief, A-1 Home Care in Huntington Beach offers hourly and 24-hour professional Alzheimer’s Care. In addition to providing assistance with cooking, cleaning, bathing, grooming, transportation and more, live-in caregivers are excellent companions, not just for the older adult, but for the whole family as well. Full-time adult children can have a good night’s rest for the next working day, so they can continue to financially provide for elder care. When you hire a certified home health aide from A-1 Home Care, you also get protection and security that come with licensed, bonded and insured home care agencies.
For 24 years, A-1 Home Care in Huntington Beachhas recruited the most gifted, seasoned and professional caregivers from thousands of applicants who walk through our doors daily. We are very picky when selecting certified nurse aides, companion care aides, hospital sitters, private duty nurses, and home health aides because we guarantee the quality of care you receive from us. Your satisfaction is our top priority! Our caregivers thoroughly screened and references are verified before we send them into your home. Caregivers are interviewed twice – first by the care management team and then by you, the client, so you get to have a say in who will care for your elderly loved one.