Bridging the Social Gap for the Holiday Season in Orange County

Elderly person with nurseLoneliness, depression, seasonal affective disorder (S.A.D.) and other negative feelings can cloud seniors’ joy during the holidays.  The passing of loved ones, distance of immediate family members, and inability to commute all contribute to depression in elderly.  This holiday season, A-1 Home Care in Orange County will accompany your loved one at home or at a nursing home, convalescent home, memory care home, or even in distant cities and states.

Dare to Care

Social isolation can either bring depression or deepen depression for seniors who are unable to leave their homes and join friends and family.  A-1 Home Care will help your loved ones connect to friends and family nearby or far away.  If you wish to purchase airfare for your aging parents but are concerned that their dementia may impede their traveling plans, you can hire a traveling companion from A-1 Home Care in Orange County to ensure that they don’t lose their luggage, that they get on the right plane, and that they feel secure from beginning to end.  A highly skilled, experienced and trained caregiver is the right choice for any senior who has Arthritis, Alzheimer’s and Dementia, Parkinson’s, or a desire to travel with company.  There should be no reason to spend the holidays without your elderly loved ones because of their health conditions if they are physically able to board a plane.

A-1 Home Care

For 23 years, families have referred their friends and relatives to A-1 Home Care, a licensed, bonded and insured home care agency that delivers superior elder care services to seniors in Orange County.  Standard care packages come with daily living assistance, such as meal preparation, toileting care, errands, transportation to appointments or social visits, housekeeping, and laundry for the elderly patient or the whole family.  Having extra help at home relieves family caregivers tremendously, as respite care gives them rest and opportunity to do things they enjoy.  Around the holidays, when time is severely limited, you will especially appreciate respite care for your elderly loved ones who need undivided attention.

Hire a caregiver today by calling A-1 Home Care (949) 650-3800 or (562) 929-8400. Visit us online http://www.orangeinhomecare.com for services in Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach, Seal Beach, Irvine, Fountain Valley, and other cities in Orange County. 

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Exercising With Arthritis

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Many do not associate arthritis with exercise as exercise can cause pain for those with arthritis. Though it might cause some pain, moderate amount of exercise can actually be good for the joints. The condition of the arthritis should also be taken into consideration when patients are participating in exercises. There are different exercises for different stages of arthritis. If the arthritis is in a severe condition, try water therapy. Water therapy lowers the pressure put on the joints and reduces the level of pain. Stretching exercises helps reduce stiffness around the joints. Strength and endurance exercises builds and strengthen the joints. Exercises for arthritis is a great way to prevent further deterioration of the joints. You can learn more about exercising with arthritis from Arthritis Foundation’s “Introduction to Exercise“. Before engaging in any exercise, please consult your doctor.

You can hire an arthritis care caregiver from A-1 Home Care in Orange County today to assist you during therapeutic exercises. A-1 Home Care  also provides arthritis care services in OrangeCosta MesaIrvine, and Newport Beach.

Start quality Arthritis Care in Orange County call 949-650-3800 

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