Care at Home for Seniors & Elderly in Orange County

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Have you overreacted to a symptom and later found out it was nothing? Many of us have, and after fooling ourselves with such scare we might be more inclined to ignore symptoms that we are experiencing.  However, here are a few symptoms that you should never ignore.  A sudden intense headache that you feel like is the worst you have had in your life, and that peaks within seconds or minutes, could mean an aneurysm, or that a blood vessel has suddenly burst, which require emergency help immediately.  Chest pain can often mean heart attack, whether if it is mild or intense.  When combined with pain down an arm, nausea, sweating, and shortness of breath, delay could cause the muscle to be damage if it is not attended to in a timely manner.  Another symptom you shouldn’t ignore, especially for seniors and elderly folks, is unusually bleeding.  colon cancer can cause rectal bleeding, while bloody vomit can be result of stomach or esophageal cancer.   People with lung cancer can experience bloody cough.  Despite all that, some of these scenarios are the worst case scenario, and seek medical help immediately whenever the symptoms ever occur.

A-1 Home Care in Orange County offers quality and reliable in home caregiving services for seniors and elderly.  We serve all of Orange County as well as Los Angeles County, covering the cities of Newport Beach, Corona Del Mar, Huntington Beach, Tustin, Costa Mesa, Irvine, Anaheim Hills, and much more.  With experts for Parkinson Care, Alzheimer Care, Arthritis Care, After Surgery Care, Cancer Care, Incontinence Care, and other personalized senior home care services, you will be sure to find a caregiver, home helper, senior companion, or certified nurse aides for your needs.

Call 949-650-3800 for your free in home assessment, or visit A-1 Home Care for more information.

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.

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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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Need short-term relief from caring for your elderly loved one or friend? Temporary relief in the form of A-1 Home Care Agency is just what you need to recharge your caregiver batteries.

A family caregiver’s job can be draining, especially when balanced with other high-energy responsibilities, such as work and children. A-1 Home Care offers personalized respite care services to help family members in need of a short break. Respite Care is proven to help sustain family

Caregiver health and well-being. Our trained care providers are a helping-hand that mimics the level of care that you give your loved one. Senior Companions assure that your loved one will not be lonely and commit to deliver superior elder care.

A-1 Home Care is a non-medical homecare agencythat provides a variety of in-home care services. If you or a loved one is suffering from kidney disease, we can help provide specialized care and relief from the comfort of your own home. We serve the OC communities of Anaheim Hills, Santa Ana, Tustin, Irvine, Garden Grove, Villa Park, Brea, Fullerton, Yorba Linda, Diamond Bar, La Habra, Los Alamitos, Newport Beach, and others in Orange County.

Contact us today at (949) 650-3800, or visit www.a-1domestic.com for more info.

Young-Onset Parkinson’s

We typically associate Parkinson’s disease with people that are elderly because the average age of a Parkinson’s diagnosis is around 62 years old. However, when a person is diagnosed before the age of 50, it is called a Young-Onset Parkinson’s disease. Unlike the elders who have Parkinson’s, those with Young-Onset usually have slightly different symptoms progressions. For one, they have a slower rate of the symptoms progression, as well as the lower rates of dementia.  However, they have a increased rate of dystonia and dyskinesias according to the National Parkinson Foundation. Whether if your loved one was diagnosed at an later age or have Young-Onset Parkinson’s, it is still important to understand the difference as you could give the patients the proper care that they vitally need.

A-1 home care in Orange County offers affordable and quality services in Parkinson’s care. In addition, we provide in home care services such as live in caregivers, non-medical home care, after surgery care, and alzheimers and dementia care. From Newport Beach to Corona Del Mar, Huntington Beach to Costa Mesa, we have the caregivers around the neighborhoods of Orange County to provide you the quality service you and your loved ones need.

Contact us at 949-650-3800 to learn more about our services, or have a look at our website www.a-1homecare.com for more information.

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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Senior Care Services Santa Ana CA

An aging parent living on their own can be a matter that makes you feel uneasy. There are several ways to approach this matter, some tips are available in the WebMD article, “Tips for Long-Distance Caregiving“. One way to feel at ease is to hire a senior care caregiver for your senior parents. A-1 Home Care in Santa Ana offers in home senior care services for Southern California cities in Los Angeles County and Orange County. Senior care services in Santa Ana is personalized home care in the familiarity of one’s own home. Our senior care caregivers will provide a variety of services from companionship to meal preparation. Senior care providers will work to meet your needs. Whether it is hourly or live in, we will provide the best senior care available.

Start quality senior care in Santa Ana call 949-650-3800 

A-1 Home Care also provides senior care services in OrangeCosta MesaIrvine, and Newport Beach.

Visit http://www.a-1homecare.com/ for more information on homecare in Orange County

Orange County Home Care

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A-1 Home Care is the #1 home care agency in OrangeCosta MesaIrvine, Newport Beach and other cities in Orang County.  We provide 24-hour, affordable, and convenient home care for elderly, senior, and individuals who need assistance in the privacy of their home or assisted living facility. We also cater to the needs of individuals living with physical and mental disabilities, handicaps, and developmental challenges, and provide care to optimize the comfort and stability of each and every individual. Our compassionate, professional home care providers can offer the support and compassion you need. We have the solutions to your home care needs, and will gladly begin serving you today.

Start quality in home care in Orange, call 949-650-3800 

Visit http://www.a-1homecare.com/ for more information on orange county home care.