How does one know when it is time to look into Home Care Services?  There are things to consider when looking into professional help for your senior loved one.  The recovery process from falling ill, sustaining an injury or even healing after a surgical procedure can get overwhelming in the home if they are alone.  A-1 Home Care specializes in Short Term Care services delivered by expertly trained and compassionate caregivers.  If your loved one is scheduled for an upcoming operation and you are concerned about their healing once they return home from the hospital, it’s time call A-1 Home Care.  Everyday tasks can become stressful endeavors while recovering alone such as bathing, grooming, housecleaning-even managing an prescribed schedule of medication.  A professional Short Term Care Provider can allow your loved one the comfort and security of recovering in their own home while still receiving the attention they need along the way.

At A-1 Home Care, we understand that in many cases a devout family will often times step into the role of primary caregiver.  Not for fear of costs or of trusting a professional, but for the sheer fact that they are family.  This scenario can escalate into an overwhelming experience at times and despite the sincerest efforts of the loving family members, it can be the patient also who may suffer due to insufficient assistance and attention.  Utilizing the services of a professional Short Term Caregiver can offer relief to the entire family and allow the patient to fully realize the benefits of recovering in the home.  This can ease frustrations that may amount from changes in independence and relying on family members.

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It is our goal with every Short Term Care patient to provide services that will allow the Elderly assistance to transition back into a routine of normalcy.  We deliver Respite Care in situations where work and other responsibilities may inhibit the care your loved one really needs.  We recognize that it may stressful leaving your loved on in the hands of someone else but it is important to remember that family care givers need rest as well.  All of our Caregivers, Senior Companions, Home Health Aides and Nurse Aides undergo a nationwide criminal background check, reference check, DMV background check as well as received CPR certification, First Aid training and come with Malpractice/Liability Insurance.  We are also State Licensed, Bonded and Insured.  Call us today at (949) 605-3800 or (562) 929-8400 to learn more about how we can help!

24 hour care in palos verdes a1 home careTypically associated as a childhood disease, asthma affects about 6% of the aging population over age 75. Asthma is different from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in that patients with asthma have some of the following symptoms: episodic wheezing, recurrent coughing with wheezing as the only symptom, symptoms get worse at night, chest tightness, itchy skin rash, and hay fever.  With 24-hour care from A-1 Home Care in Seal Beach you can help your elderly loved ones keep their asthma symptoms under control.

24-Hour Senior Care Establishes Healthy Routine

Regular visits to the doctor are important in maintaining a healthy routine for your elderly loved ones.  A-1 Home Care in Seal Beach offers affordable 24-hour and part-time care for families who are not able to take their loved ones to the doctor’s office.  Round-the-clock care entails assistance with meal preparation, light housekeeping, chores, bathing, grooming and personal care.  If your elderly loved one is not lucid enough to recognize changes in his own health, a highly skilled caregiver can communicate any changes in symptoms, blood pressure, or other vital signs to the physician.  Communicating accurate information is crucial, and if your elderly loved one has heart disease or dementia, it is vital to have a seasoned caregiver who knows what she’s talking aboutIn-home caregivers serve as an important liaison between the family, the patient and the elderly loved one’s multidisciplinary health care team.

About A-1 Home Care

Breathe easier with 24-hour senior care.  A-1 Home Care is Seal Beach’s top home care agency providing high quality asthma care for seniors and connecting them with support groups in the community.  Since its inception in 1991, A-1 Home Care has been delivering exceptional live-in and live-out caregiving services with compassion, integrity and quality care.  Our prescreened and certified home health aides and nurse aides are dedicated to creating the perfect home environment where your elderly loved ones receive affordable senior care at the most competitive rates in Southern California.  A-1 Home Care also accepts Veteran Benefits and long-term care insurance.

For quality 24-hour senior care, call A-1 Home Care today (949) 650-3800 or visit www.sealbeachinhomecare.com for services in Seal Beach, Huntington Beach, Laguna Beach, Costa Mesa, Tustin and other areas in Orange County.

a-1 domestic california nanniesWhen it comes to sports injuries, contact sports such as soccer and football receive the most media attention for traumatic brain injuries.  However, according to data from the National Trauma Databank between 2003 and 2012, horseback-riding accounts for 42.5% of brain injuries, compared to 20.2% due to other causes such as contact sports or accidental falls.  Researchers say that “horseback riding results in a higher rate of hospital admission than other high-risk activities such as motorcycle riding.”  Regardless of the types of activities you’re involved in, there are serious long-term consequences from incurring multiple concussions in high-risk activities.  A-1 Home Care in Seal Beach provides the social and rehabilitative in-home support necessary to counteract the effects of brain injuries.

How In-Home Care Helps

Athletes, veterans, and individuals who participate in high-risk non-contact sports/activities are likely to suffer from the following symptoms if they’ve had a history of multiple concussions:

  • Clinical Depression with suicidal tendencies
  • Reduced quality of life
  • Sleep impairment
  • Deficits in attention and memory
  • Higher rates of substance abuse
  • Increased aggression and hostility

The important components of brain injury recovery are social and rehabilitative in-home support.   Any type of cognitive activity, such as paying attention or thinking, worsens the patient’s symptoms; examples include reading, playing video games, using a cell phone, and doing homework.  Live-in caregivers from A-1 Home Care in Seal Beach will assist with meal preparation, light housekeeping, errands, and personal care so that persons with TBI can rest as much as possible.

About A-1 Home Care

Licensed, bonded and insured, A-1 Home Care is a non-medical elder care agency providing excellent caregiving services in Seal Beach, Long Beach, Cerritos, Downey, Whittier, Torrance, and other cities throughout Los Angeles County.  We are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, so that you can always get the round-the-clock in-home care support you need.  Senior care, sports injury care, and brain injury care services can be easily financed through our reasonable rates and plans; A-1 Home Care also accepts Veteran Benefits and long-term care insurance.

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

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seal beach in home care caregivers a-1 home careWho knew that women who drink beer in moderation would have a lower chance of getting a heart attack?  A study conducted by researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, followed a group of women over a 32-year period.  The follow-up results show that those who consumed beer, not wine, on average of once or twice a week had a 30% lower risk of heart attack than their counterparts who drank heavily or did not drink at all.  Published online in Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care (July 2015), this study shows that alcohol may have “a certain protective effect,” but researchers are still studying the relationship between the incidence of heart attacks and the consumption of various types of alcoholic drinks.   At A-1 Home Care in Seal Beach, home care services protect against potential neglect of seniors who are at risk of stroke or heart attack, especially if they live alone.

 

Signs of Heart Attack or Stroke

The number one reason why many seniors may have a longer recovery period from a heart attack is when they do not have a family member or friend at the scene of a heart attack.  The lack of immediate medical attention leaves a frail, elderly person extremely vulnerable to stroke and death.  You can prevent discovering your loved one lying on the floor, unable to call for help, by hiring a highly skilled, seasoned caregiver from A-1 Home Care in Seal Beach who will keep a watchful eye on your elderly family member.  A vigilant caregiver proves helpful when she knows the signs of a heart attack, such as shortness of breath, cold sweat, nausea and chest discomfort.  Oftentimes, a caregiver makes all the difference between permanent paralysis and quick recovery.

 

A-1 Home Care: Signed, Sealed and Delivered

Are you looking for Orange County’s best home care agency for elder care and heart attack care?  Look no further than A-1 Home Care!  For 24 years, seniors in Seal Beach, Huntington Beach, Fullerton, Laguna Beach, Costa Mesa, Tustin, and other cities throughout Orange County have counted on A-1 Home Care’s affordable and exceptional live-in caregivers for round-the-clock care and respite care.  In view of recent Medicare cuts to home health senior care, A-1 Home Care opens its doors wide open to families of all income brackets, making superb senior care within reach for the elderly with Veteran Benefits and long-term care insurance.  Easy financing options are also available for those who are paying out-of-pocket.  To see what everyone is raving about, call A-1 Home Care today and talk to a care manager about various options available to you or your loved one!

 

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

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July 4th celebrates the declaration of independence of the United States. It is a national Holiday in which many people celebrate by throwing BBQs in their back yards or by going to park or a beach to watch a firework show. Whatever you decide to do on this Holiday, make sure to have a baby sitter with you. Baby sitters can make any family trip easier, safer and fun.

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A-1 Home care has many Caregivers and nannies available that can assist you and your family. Our baby sitters and C.N.A.’s are CPR/ AED and first aid certified. They are experienced and professional Nannies that can plan fun activities with your kids while you are out on Fourth of July. We also have caregivers available for children with Special needs, Companions, Home helpers, nurse assistants for Seniors with Dementia or for Elders who have suffered Hear attacks.  If you are interested in hiring a nanny for any special Holidays feel free to call us at 562-929-8400 or at 949-650-3800. We provide service for many cities including Seal Beach, Long Beach, Los Alamitos, Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach, Cerritos, Downey, Whittier, Pico Rivera, and other cities throughout Los Angeles and Orange County.

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When you reach an older age, certain things become difficult to complete without having someone there helping you.  People struggle with these daily task, but they don’t realize that there are people in there city that can and will help them. A-1 Home Care is here to provide the precise assistance that seniors, and elderly alike, are looking for.

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A-1 Home Care services offer seniors the comfort of staying in their home and receiving the service that they require.  The caregiver will clean, cook, wash clothes, shop, run errands, make appointments and a whole host of others things that you may need to do.  Why struggle to do laundry, when a home care professional can come into your home and provide you with all the help that you need.  The caregiver will lighten up your workload, while at the same time relieving you of certain stress.  Not only that, but you will have more free to yourself or for your hobbies.  Some of the great senior home care services that we provide include brain injury care, hospice care, postpartum care, post stroke care, elder care, kidney disease care, live-in care, 24 hour care, companion services, Alheimer’s and Dementia Care.

You can be reaping from all of these benefits and more.  Perhaps you just need someone to give you companion. Well, these home care services will give you someone there to provide you with companionship.  The benefits from having in-home care for seniors are enormous, and will surely give you the support that you need. Not only that, but we also cater to families from all different types of backgrounds, including Jewish, Middle Eastern, Asian and more.

Call (562) 929-8400 to begin service today, or visit www.sealbeachinhomecare.com for more information. Also, don’t forget to like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter!

 

As people age, it becomes harder for them to perform everyday activities.  Elders eventually begin getting ready for retirement, some become confused and suffer from Alzheimer’s and Dementia and others need to keep up with their doctor appointments. Due to several of these factors, Seniors should look into elderly care. Elderly care can be beneficial to them because they can continue to perform their daily activities with minimal assistance. This is also a great way to keep your loved one safe since they will be  supervised by professional caregivers.

A-1 Home care has many services available including elderly care. We have experienced caregivers who are CPR certified and work along professionals such as doctors and  nurses to give your loved one the best possible treatment available.  A-1 Home Care has  Live-in 24-hour care, live-out hourly care, respite care, Parkinson’s Care, Arthritis Care, Heart Disease Care and other types of elder care available 365 days of the year, including major holidays like Christmas and New Year’s Day.

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For a free quote, call A-1 Home Care today (949) 650-3800 or visit us online A-1 Home Care for services in Seal Beach, Los Alamitos, Garden Grove, Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Villa Park, and other cities in surrounding areas.

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