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Diabetic Care Options Bring Elders To Better Home Health In Anaheim Hills

Diabetes affects elders throughout the U.S. today, causing many of them to live a life that’s more difficult and involves more time spent with painful insulin injections and other forms of treatment.

At A-1 Home Care in Anaheim Hills, elders who suffer from diabetes can experience lasting diabetic care with a compassionate caregiver who will come out to the comfort of the home with a pair of helping hands and a golden heart that’s ready and waiting to serve others.

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Each elder care expert at A-1 Home Care provides caregiver services in the home that include:

  • assistance with household tasks like dusting, vacuuming, dish-washing, laundry, mopping, taking out the trash, and bed-making
  • assistance with yard work and gardening duties like watering plants, mowing the lawn, and raking leaves
  • assistance with personal services like bathing, grooming, dressing, and toileting
  • wake-up and tuck-in services
  • transportation to and from medical appointments and other existing engagements
  • delicious and nutritious meal preparation that’s low in sugar
  • running errands like grocery shopping and picking up clothes from the cleaners
  • medication reminders and insulin assistance
  • enjoyable conversation and companionship
  • special needs care

A-1 Home Care also provides caregiving options such as cancer care, brain injury care, heart attack care, and much more, allowing elders from all walks of life to feel good about their prospective home health.

Our caregiver services are extremely affordable and equally diverse, providing diabetic care services to elders from different ethnic background and economic influences, including Jewish, Middle Eastern, Asian, and European, since the caregiver agency’s inception more than 20 years ago. This versatility of care options and adherence to excellence helps seniors to enjoy continual relief from the comfort of the home.

You can discover more about the diverse caregiver solutions available at A-1 Home Care when you contact a compassionate caregiver at (949) 650-3800 or (562) 929-8400. A-1 Home Care is proud to serve neighboring Los Angeles and Orange County communities in cities like Fullerton, Tustin, Diamond Bar, Covina, and Villa Park.

Stand Up For Your Health: Why Too Much Sitting Can Wreck It

As we age, many of us have the propensity to want to sit down more often. But did you know that sitting down could be taking you down?

That’s because research has found that too much sitting can lead to a greater risk for health problems like too much visceral belly fat (deeper-layered belly fat that surrounds your internal organs), heart disease, obesity, and even cancer. Even worse, all of these health issues come with a perilous warning that your chances of living a long life after they’ve wreaked havoc on your health are slim.

At A-1 Home Care, seniors don’t have to worry about whether they’re sitting too much and potentially increasing their risk for such health problems, because our expert in-home caregivers provide lasting solutions that motivate and stimulate the elderly.

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Plus, we can also provide help around the house to make life easier for all of our senior patients, including:

  • transportation to and from doctor’s appointments and other engagements
  • cleaning and tidying
  • laundry
  • preparation of healthy meals
  • light housekeeping
  • gardening/yardwork services
  • personal care like grooming and bathing
  • and much more

Also, because proper hydration– namely, a lack thereof– is one of the leading reasons for wanting to be on our butts more than we should be, A-1 Home Care’s helpful caregivers will remind their clients to drink lots of fluids for proper metabolic processing and so that they’ll feel less like sitting down and more like staying on their feet.

 

Typically, a two-minute walk every hour is good enough for seniors to abstain from the harrowing health side effects of too much sitting, but our understanding caregivers can help set up specialized treatment plans for all their patients if those two minutes are especially difficult.

A-1 Home Care offers services across the Los Angeles and Orange County areas, including cities like Anaheim Hills, Laguna Beach, Corona Del Mar, and Pasadena. For more information about our in-home care services, dial (626) 287- 0250 and speak with an A-1 Home Care professional today!

Cancer Caregivers Help Patients Fight Fatigue

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CRF also known as Cancer Related Fatigue, can commonly be mistaken for simple tiredness. However, Cancer Related Fatigue is far more severe in the sense that the whole body is excessively tired, debilitating you from daily routines. Suddenly simple tasks such as cleaning, grocery shopping, or even driving can become cumbersome and physically taxing tasks. While no amount of sleep can fully relieve it, CRF can occur sporadically and suddenly. There is no known reason for exactly why CRF occurs, but it is linked to a plethora of cancer treatments such as chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or hormone therapy. Even after cancer, CRF can persist. Unfortunately, due to the numerous medical causes, finding a cure can be quite difficult.

At A-1 Home Care in Altadena, we provide skilled and certified caregivers that can make day-to-day tasks manageable again. Our specialized care extends beyond cancer care such as Parkinson’s care, diabetic care, dementia care, and after surgery care. We are also proudly serving in areas of Pasadena, Santa Monica, and Tarzana. Opened 24 hours, 7 days a week, we strive to guarantee caregiver-customer compatibility.

For a free in-home assessment or more information, please call (626) 287-0250 or visit www.altadenainhomecare.com Also, don’t forget to like us on Facebook!