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Before you know it, Thanksgiving will be in the rear view mirror once again. But before that time comes, does you or a loved one have specific diabetic needs that shouldn’t take the day off—even on a day as festive-filled as Thanksgiving?

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At A-1 Home Care, we provide specialized caregivers with a knack for knowing how to enjoy Thanksgiving without hurting the body along the way. Take a look below at some helpful diabetic care advice that will allow the whole family to enjoy Thanksgiving together in the healthiest way possible.

  1. Don’t dine alone. Senior centers often provide opportunities for people to enjoy a tasty Thanksgiving meal with their peers. Sharing the holiday with a companion or two both lifts your spirits and keeps you more attentive to how much you’re eating.
  2. Self-Control is important. Just because it’s the holidays doesn’t mean you can eat whatever you want and still get away with it. Overeating can lead to some surprisingly serious health setbacks, including severe heartburn or even a heart attack. Don’t pile on the gravy, butter, or other high-fat delicacies that Thanksgiving is most known for.
  3. Plan in advance. Remember to have a current knowledge of any medications you are taking. In the case that you have a health emergency, your doctor should be aware of your medical condition and according medications so that he/she can act as quickly as possible. After all, knowledge is power– so keep your doctor aware of your health situation heading into the holidays.

You can get more holiday dietary tips when you contact an elder care expert at A-1 Home Care today. Available at (949) 650-3800 or (562) 929-8400, each senior care specialist at the home caregiver agency of choice is diverse and affordable, proudly serving LA and OC for the past 20+ years and counting. A-1 Home Care is proud to serve neighboring communities in Fountain Valley, Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, and Laguna Beach.

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Having to spend any amount of time in the hospital can be difficult—but especially when you don’t have a companion to keep you company.

At A-1 Home Care in Corona Del Mar, our friendly caregivers provide after surgery care solutions that bring seniors from all walks of life, including Jewish, Middle Eastern, Asian, and European, to a position of higher spirits during their stay in the hospital.

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Check out a few of the hospital sitter care services provided by the caregiving professionals at A-1 Home Care:

  • assistance with personal services like bathing, grooming, dressing, and toileting
  • wake-up and tuck-in services
  • running errands like grocery shopping and picking up clothes from the cleaners
  • maintenance inside the home including vacuuming, dusting, dishwashing, laundry, and trash
  • assistance with mobility
  • maintenance outside the home including yard work and gardening tasks
  • transportation of items you need from the home during your hospital stay
  • special needs care
  • child care
  • pet care

A-1 Home Care has been considered the non-medical home care agency trusted most in Southern California for the past 20 years and counting, serving seniors from different ethnic backgrounds with the most affordable caregiving options offered anywhere. Each caregiver on staff provides a variety of different elder care services that include respite care for overworked family caregivers, Alzheimer’s and dementia care, diabetic care, and many others. Our diverse caregiving options makes it so that no senior gets left out on the journey to better home health!

You can discover more information about the leading after surgery care options that are available in Corona Del Mar and surrounding communities when you contact a friendly caregiver at (949) 650-3800 or (562) 929-8400 today. A-1 Home Care is proud to serve nearby cities like Seal Beach, Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Newport Beach, and Laguna Beach.

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