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Do you have an elder in the home who could use some extra assistance with their personal care routine– but you aren’t yet sure where you should look to find it?

At A-1 Home Care in Corona Del Mar, we provide the most affordable and exceptional caregiver services available anywhere. Our personal services include assistance with day-to-day activities including bathing, grooming, dressing, and toileting that is never intrusive and is always gentle. Plus, A-1 Home Care’s affordable services allow elders to receive the highest quality of care at prices that won’t break the bank.

Grandparent and daughter

Each caregiver on staff also provides additional care services in the comfort of the home that include:

  • assistance with household chores like dusting, vacuuming, dish-washing, laundry, mopping, bed-making, and trash
  • assistance with yard work and gardening duties like watering plants, mowing the lawn, and raking leaves
  • transportation to and from medical appointments and other existing engagements
  • delicious and nutritious meal preparation
  • running errands like grocery shopping and picking up clothes from the cleaners
  • medication reminders and administration assistance
  • enjoyable conversation and companionship
  • special needs care
  • child care
  • pet care

A-1 Home Care has dedicated itself to providing the most diverse caregiver options in Southern California, reaching out a helpful hand and a golden heart to seniors from all walks of life, including Jewish, Middle Eastern, Asian, and European.

A-1 Home Care provides caregiver services that include hospice care, short-term care, and everything in between. It’s this dedication to providing a variety of affordable home caregiving solutions that has allowed A-1 Home Care to keep seniors happy and healthy throughout the Los Angeles and Orange County areas for decades already and counting.

For more information about the personal elder care services offered at A-1 Home Care, call a friendly caregiver at (949) 650-3800 or (562) 929-8400 today. A-1 Home Care also serves neighboring communities in cities like Seal Beach, Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Los Alamitos, and Long Beach.

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Not everyone in this country lives near their aging parents. Some of which are separated by thousands of miles across each coast of the country. It may be difficult to give care when the distance is that far apart. However, thanks to the power of the Internet, it is possible to check on the aging parents regularly in an more interactive way. In this MSNBC article titled “Millions Now Manage Aging Parents Care Afar“, it discussed about how Skype, a video telephone service is making it easier for someone to check on their loved ones from afar, and that can give the elderly a peace of mind that is often ignored.  Of course, many seniors do not understand the digital world as well as most of us, but with some patience, these communication services can be taught  in time for the purpose.

If you have loved ones who live in the Corona Del Mar Area, A-1 Home Care in Corona Del Mar offer 24 hour live in home care for seniors, as well as other services such as cancer care, hospice care, after surgery care, diabetes care, and other senior care services.  With caregivers all over Los Angeles and Orange County, we also serve communities such as Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach, Laguna Beach, Irvine, Santa Ana, and others. We have serviced families from many multicultural backgrounds, including Jewish, Asian, Middle Eastern, and continue to provide diverse caregivers for our clients.

Call us at (949) 650-3800 to speak with our representatives, or visit our website at www.coronadelmarinhomecare.com for more information.

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Caring for someone with Dementia is no easy task. It’s a challenging journey that requires commitment, patience, and the ability to provide excellent care at every stage. Emotions such as shock, anger, and grief at the onset of diagnosis can make accepting your new reality difficult.

A-1 Home Care supplies superior in-home care for patients and families dealing with dementia. As a certified home health aide, our elderly dementia care services provide a way to care for those suffering in the comfort of their own home.

Our dementia caregivers and trained nurses help alleviate the stress caused by the symptoms and complications of dementia. Help-at-home for dementia sufferers in the Corona del Mar area is available 24 hours a day.

You should not have to do it alone…and with A-1 Home Care Agency you won’t have to.

Our services are also available in the O.C. 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.

Call us today to interview and hire a compassionate caregiver in your area at (714) 523 4010! Or visit www.a-1domestic.com for more info. You can also find us on Facebook and Twitter!

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Many seniors and elderly enjoy cooking. But with impaired physical abilities, working around fire and knives can have its danger. Here are a few safety tips for the kitchen to follow so your elderly loved ones can enjoy preparing their favorite meals.  First, make sure there are enough lighting in the kitchen so all areas like sink and counter tops are well-lit.  Put away all the unnecessary appliances and ensure the ones in use are properly maintained. It is also important to keep things organized, drawers closed, and clear up unnecessary items to avoid accidents, falls, and other problems. Lastly, handles of pots and pans should be turned away from the edge of the range and other burners, and avoid wearing loose clothing that can potentially catch fire.

A-1 Home Care in Corona Del Mar offers skilled and experienced caregivers such as Marilyn Aldana and Krishna Javier, who are great under many home care scenarios whether it be Arthritis Care, Alzheimer Care, Hospice Care, Parkinson Care, Bipolar Care, Special Needs Care, Cancer Care, and other Elder Care at home.  We have received many testimonials from clients in the surrounding cities of Huntington Beach, Villa Park, Costa Mesa, Tustin, Irvine, Fountain Valley, Garden Grove, and other cities around Orange County and Los Angeles, each praising the exceptional services they have enjoyed from one of our reliable caregivers.  With the requirement for First Aid and CPR training, you can have a peace of mind when our caregivers is in charge of care for your loved ones.

For free in home assessment, call 949-650-3800.  Visit www.coronadelmarinhomecare.com for more info.

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Joint Pains front arthritis, osteoporosis, hypertension, fatigues, and other senior and elderly ailments are a few of many common problems that your aging loved ones may be experiencing.  Traditionally medications are sometimes effective, yet sometimes they have side effects that lingers and create other problems entirely.  Alternative medicines are gaining popularity among western doctors as viable options to treat many ailments.  One of those is acupuncture.  An age old practice by the Chinese, acupuncture pinpoints spots on the body to treat pains and other conditions.  One statistic has shown that one in five people in France have tried acupuncture, so such practice is not exclusive to the eastern world. In this WedMD slideshow, it shows acupuncture as effective treatment for pains from headaches, lower back pain, dental pain, arthritis pain, fibromyalgia, and even possiblity to increase fertility chances.  For elderly and seniors who are looking in the possible option to try acupuncture, consult your regular doctor about the issue, and many are becoming more accepting to such idea.

A-1 Home Care in Corona Del Mar specializes in Senior and Elderly in home care services, with experience in Parkinson Care, Arthritis Care, Incontinence Care, Hospice Care, Alzheimer Care, Diabetes Care, and much more.  All our caregivers have prior work experience, and are all certified in CPR/First Aid while insured for liability/malpractice. For over 20 years, A-1 has served the areas of Corona Del Mar, Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach, Laguna Beach, Irvine, Santa Ana, Mission Viejo, and other communities around Orange County and Los Angeles.  We are proud to have received an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau, and we strive to maintain the same quality of service for years to come.

Call 949-650-3800 today for free in home assessment, or visit www.coronadelmarinhomecare.com for more information.

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A great way to keep muscles strong is to participate in exercise. Patients with Parkinson’s disease should engage in activities and exercises to maintain flexibility and keep muscles strong. Although exercise will not cure or prevent Parkinson’s from advancing, it is a great way to keep joints flexible and muscles strong. Depending on the condition each patient will participate in different exercises. Start of with warm up and stretching exercises to loosen up the muscles. Then engage in strengthening exercise to keep the muscles and joints strong. Water therapy exercises are great to help with those with balance problems. Exercise with bars and rails to prevent falling. WebMD has more ideas on “Exercise and Parkinson’s Disease“. Consult your doctor before engaging in any exercises.

A-1 Home Care in Corona Del Mar is a non medical home care agency providing quality in home care services including Parkinson’s Care for seniors and elderly. A-1 Home Care also provides Parkinson care in other cities in Orange County such as Huntington BeachIrvineCosta Mesa, Santa Ana, and Newport Beach.

Start Parkinson Care in Corona Del Mar today, call 949-650-3800 or visit http://coronadelmarinhomecare.com for more home care information

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Arthritis may be incurable but there are ways to manage arthritis and keep it under control. Start with the easiest changes you can make, the food you eat. Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis are caused by the inflammation of joints. Eating anti-inflammatory foods and avoid inflammatory foods can reduce the risk of  inflammation and pain. Omega 3 fatty acids rich foods such as salmon and tuna, ginger, turmeric, and flaxseed all have anti-inflammatory properties. Arthritis patients should avoid omega 6 fatty acids, according to WebMD, which “may also promote inflammatory and/or autoimmune disease such as rheumatoid arthritis”. Learn more about food and arthritis through “Can Your Diet Help Relieve Rheumatoid Arthritis?“. Arthritis patients should also consume more vegetables and fruits which contain higher levels of vitamin C and E which promotes anti-oxidant properties. Everyone’s health is different and there is no one set diet for arthritis patients. However, eating foods with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties may help with arthritis.

A-1 Home Care in Corona Del Mar is a non medical home care agency providing quality in home care services including arthritis care. We work with caregivers who can prepare meals and assist in therapeutic exercises for arthritis patients. A-1 Home Care also provides arthritis care in other cities in Orange County such as Huntington BeachIrvineCosta Mesa, Santa Ana, and Newport Beach.

Start Arthritis Care in Corona Del Mar today, call 949-650-3800 or visit http://coronadelmarinhomecare.com for more home care information

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