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SeniorsWhen you’re aging parent is beginning to have difficulties with every day household duties it’s time to start thinking about caregiving services. It’s tough to balance work, daily life and family and A-1 Home Care strives to make the process a little easier. We know what it’s like when you feel like you have the weight of the world on your shoulders and this is why we provide caregivers that will assist you and your elderly family with most of your needs.

Our caregivers are certified and have at least 2 years of experience working as caregivers. They are passionate about the services they provide and excel in providing assistance to their clients. Our certified home health aids will provide your loved one with a personalized schedule to meet their needs. They are available around the clock or hourly based on your desires. A few of the tasks they can assist your loved one with are:

  • transportation to appointments or running errands
  • meal preparation
  • companion services and activities
  • light housecleaning and laundry
  • safety supervision and medication reminders

Our caregivers do not only provide excellent service, the develop a strong relationship with their clients and an unbreakable bond to last for the ages. In addition, our certified home health aids are CPR certified, First Aid trained and are malpractice and liability insured. They work along your schedule regardless of the hours. Our caregivers can also double as hospital sitters and are certified nurse assistants that have worked in hospitals such as Kaiser Permanente Bellflower, Huntington Memorial Hospital, and Irvine Medical Center.

A-1 Home Care provides service in multiple Los Angeles and Orange County communities including La Mirada, Santa Fe Springs, Norwalk, La Habra, Buena Park and Whittier. For more information about our helpful companions please give us a call at (562) 929-8400 or (949) 650-3800. You can also visit our website at http://www.lamiradahomecare.com.

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A-1 Home Care Grandpa Care

Usually, families care for each other.  But when it comes to care for their senior and elderly loved ones, many arguments occur over the subject.  Here are a few reasons why you might be fighting within your family about elderly care.  People want their opinions respected, when adult siblings are having trouble concluding to a common view of needs to care for their elderly parent, friction between the different sides occur.  When this is the circumstances you are currently in, it is good to seek help from an expert guidance according to this article on A Place for Mom.  My own grandpa certainly acts grumpy and stubborn all the time, and many other seniors are turned off by the idea of receiving care from someone else.  Being in denial of losing their independence and hoping to not give it up is often the reason these elderly parents are resisting care. It is best to ease your loved ones by educating them about the benefits of receiving care, and that you are not trying to “put them away”.  Another hot topic among families is the cost of senior care, and how to pay for it.  If funding of care is not coming from the elderly parents themselves, conflicts are common when deciding the means to pay.  The best advice is to establish an open communication, understanding each person earns a different range of income, and burden may be more on some than others.

A-1 Home Care in La Mirada offers affordable in home care services for seniors and elderly.  We have expert caregivers in a variety of in home elderly care services, including Parkinson Care, Alzheimer CareAfter Surgery Care, Cancer Care, Diabetes Care, and Incontinence Care, with flexible scheduling to accommodate 24 hour live in care or hourly live-out care. No matter if you live in La Mirada, Santa Ana, Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa, Villa Park, Tustin, Irvine, Fountain Valley, Laguna Beach, or any other cities in Orange County or Los Angeles County, you can find the right service with A-1 Home Care.

Call 562-929-8400 today for your senior care needs, or visit www.lamiradainhomecare.com for more information.

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a-1 osteoarthritis

 

Osteoarthritis is a common type of arthritis. Osteoarthritis is the result of wear and tear over the years. Symptoms of osteoarthritis include stiffness, pain, and swelling around the joints. To differentiated osteoarthritis from normal, take note of when the pain, swelling, or stiffness occurs. If the stiffness or soreness occurs after a long day of activities or exercise  it is normal. If you are experiencing pain or stiffness of the joint right after waking up, it could be a sign of osteoarthritis.  There is no cure for osteoarthritis but treatments are available. Treatments such as medication and surgery are available. To prevent osteoarthritis, exercise regularly, maintain a healthy diet, and avoid participating in any activity that may injury your joints. Learn more about “Osteoarthritis” from Mayo Clinic.

A-1 Home Care in La Mirada provides in home arthritis care for residents in Whittier, Downey, Los Alamitos, and other cities in Los Angeles County.

Call A-1 Home Care today 562-929-8400 to start Arthritis Care

Visit http://lamiradainhomecare.com for more home care information

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