Caregivers Focused on Connecting with Clients in Huntington Beach

a-1 home care senior care.jpgThe truth is, no one wants a complete stranger living in their home. In today’s day and age we have to be weary about who let in through our doors. This presents a problem when looking for an adequate caregiver. We want someone who will connect with our elderly loved ones. Building a connection and creating happiness with a client is significant for their health and well-being. The caregivers at A-1 Home Care in Huntington Beach are full aware of this situation.

We understand the difficulty of choosing a caregiver and strive to select one that will connect with your family at a deeper level. We are proud to have a multicultural and multilingual team. We understand the importance of family and we strive to provide you with a caregiver that will become a part of yours. We recognize the importance of ethnic diversity  and with that in mind seek to partner you up with someone you will enjoy. Our services include but are not limited to 24 hour care, elderly in home care, and respite care. Our passionate companions have at least 2 years of experience and are CPR certified, first aid trained and insured. We believe in providing quality care providers who will assist you with:

  • Daily chores and errands
  • recreational activities
  • hygiene and personal grooming
  • meal preparation
  • and pet care

Your goals are our goals and we can work together to meet them. We currently service the communities of Orange County including Huntington Beach, Westminster, Garden Grove and La Mirada. For more information give us a call at (949) 650-3800 or visit our website at http://www.huntingtonbeachinhomecare.com.

Huntington Beach In-Home Cancer Care: Increase Vitamin D Intake, Reduce Cancer

24 hour care in tarzana a1 home careAccording 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.

24 Hour Companion Care in Huntington Beach

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 Beach will 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 care with our reasonable payment plans; A-1 Home Care also accepts Veteran Benefits and long-term care insurance.

For a free quote, call A-1 Home Care today (949) 650-3800 or visit our website www.huntingtonbeachinhomecare.com for more details.

 

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Huntington Beach Cancer Care: The Mystery behind Cancer Growth

a-1 home careHave 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.

 

To find a caregiver in your area, call A-1 Home Care (949) 650-3800 or visit www.huntingtonbeachinhomecare.com for more details.  Caregiver services are also available in Long Beach, Seal Beach, Los Alamitos, Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, and other cities throughout Orange County.

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Huntington Beach Home Care: The Right Kind of Alzheimer’s Care

http://www.dreamstime.com/-image14319070Professionalism, 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 Beach has 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.

For affordable in-home care, call us today (949) 650-3800 or visit our website www.huntingtonbeachinhomecare.com for more details about our wide range of services!  A-1 Home Care serves all of Orange County, including cities like Seal Beach, Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, Anaheim, Corona del Mar, and Villa Park.

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In Home Caregivers in Huntington Beach

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A home is more than just the house in which you reside in. More than just a shelter for yourself and your belongings, a home is the place in which you can come back from the stress of daily life and societal restrictions and simply relax.  It’s the place where you can let loose and forget about entertaining any notions of small talk or other social norms. In simpler terms, home is a place to be yourself. So naturally, this may pose a problem for those who, due to injury or illness, may be in need of assistance around the home. While the thought of having just any person, who isn’t a friend or family, enter your personal space can have potential for some discomfort, it may be necessary in order to improve your situation. This, however, does not have to equate to a stressful experience.

As a home care agency, A-1 Home Care in Huntington Beach specializes in providing quality caregivers to tend to their client’s needs, whether it surrounds In Home Care, Cancer Care, Companion Care, Hospital Sitting, 24 Hour Care and Dementia Care, but we place special significance toward ensuring that our caregivers first respect your needs for comfort and privacy. We do this by offering opportunities to meet and interview with various caregivers until you meet the ones who you believe to be most suitable to care for your needs around the house. Only until you are satisfied with your choice, are we satisfied with the caregiver.

If you’re intrigued about the services we offer, you can call our office at (949) 650-3800 or visit us online at Huntington Beach In Home Care or through our Facebook.

Be a Good Samaritan This Month

During the holidays, we especially enjoy hearing about Good Samaritan stories. Just recently, A-1 Home Care heard a story on the news about Don Holder and Dorothy Shepard. Don Holder was an off duty cop in Texas who would often come across 77 year old widow Dorothy Shepard in his neighborhood. Suffering from many health issues, she  was left on her own to recover from surgery. left on her own  When he went to visit her while she was in the hospital, he gave her his cell phone number in case she ever needed his help. After that, he would be seen around town helping Dorothy with errands such as grocery shopping. And what’s most admirable of all is that the officer didn’t seek to gain fame or attention through his acts. In fact, he hadn’t intended that this story be heard, but it wasn’t until this photo was captured by a bystander at a  grocery story that his act of kindness became known.

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This story shows us what it means to be selfless, caring and how to show kindness. It’s amazing that even amidst the disgusting show of violence that we see from police brutality, there are still those who will go out of their way to do something kind for another. We believe that these are important qualities that should be in every individual , but especially in caregivers. A-1 Home Care in Huntington Beach ensures that its 24 Hour and live in caregivers are up to date with the latest knowledge on in home health support. Trained with 2 years or more of previous caregiver experience, our caregivers are expert and professional.

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We specialize in Elder Care services such as Alzheimer’s Care, Parkinson’s Care, Arthritis Care, Diabetic Care, Cancer Care, and After Surgery Care.  We are Licensed Bonded and Insured, have an A+ Rating from the Better Business Bureau, Shield Accreditation, and have been in business since 1991.  We are members of the National Care Planning Council and Chamber of Commerce of Torrance, Newport Beach, Pasadena, and Santa Fe Springs.

To interview and hire a compassionate caregiver in your area, call us today at 949 650 3800.

For more information, visit us at Huntington Beach In Home Care.

Money Management Assistance for Seniors in Huntington Beach during the Holidays

A-1 Home Care - Care PlanAs grandparents get ready to go holiday shopping for their kids and especially their grandchildren, balancing checkbooks and managing bank accounts can be a struggle.  Even if you did not have Alzheimer’s and Dementia, looking at your budget can be overwhelming when you try to figure out what to buy without going bankrupt.  The elderly are known for being vulnerable when it comes to money.  You hear many stories of elder abuse involving financial exploitation from caregivers who were hired from private ads or referred by a friend who had good intentions but lack of knowledge about a caregiver’s criminal background.  That’s why it’s important to hire a caregiver from a licensed, bonded and insured home care agency like A-1 Home Care in Huntington Beach.  Such home care agencies are regulated by the insurance companies that bond them, which means they cannot recruit caregivers who have questionable backgrounds.

What it means to be licensed, bonded and insured

Any company like A-1 Home Care in Huntington Beach that boasts about being licensed, bonded and insured will guarantee that the services you receive are completely trustworthy and reliable.  For families and their elderly loved ones, this means that if a caregiver is hired to perform daily tasks like housekeeping, meal preparation, and money management, then the caregiver was “good enough” to be insured by the home care agency’s insurance company.  Before a caregiver can enter your home, A-1 Home Care must perform an extensive criminal background check, DMV check and other reference checks before the caregiver, home health aide, certified nurse aide or companion is able to enter your home.  If anything bad happens, the insurance company will compensate you for the losses.

Types of management assistance

To protect your elderly loved one from online shopping scams and other forms of financial exploitation, A-1 Home Care will assist seniors in Huntington Beach in monitoring your loved one’s online activities, balancing their checkbooks, keeping an eye out for unusual purchases, setting up a budget, and ensuring that rent and utilities get paid.  Because age-related diseases like Alzheimer’s and Dementia affect seniors’ thinking skills, it is essential that caregivers be trustworthy and competent in helping seniors make wise choices when shopping for gifts.

A-1 Home Care for a Peace of Mind

Established in 1991, A-1 Home Care is a licensed, bonded and insured home care agency that provides superior non-medical services to seniors in Huntington Beach and other cities all over Orange County.  Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, A-1 Home Care is always open and ready to serve your needs even on major holidays like Christmas and New Year’s Day.  You can contact us at any time if you have questions.  We don’t have answering machines, so you can be sure that you will reach a live operator 100% of the time!  Give the gift of home care today to your elderly loved ones.  Long-term care, short-term care, respite care, 24-hour live-in care, and hourly care are all customized based on your elderly loved ones’ needs.

To hire a trustworthy caregiver, call A-1 Home Care today (949) 650-3800 or visit us online http://www.huntingtonbeachinhomecare.com for services in Huntington Beach, Seal Beach, Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, Villa Park, Fountain Valley, Garden Grove, Irvine, and other cities all over Orange County.

 

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