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a-1 home care Earlier this year, a nursing assistant was arrested for stealing more than $40,000 from at least two seniors, according to an online news source.  Maui Berganio, 29, had ten years of experience working in various facilities all over San Gabriel Valley.  Stealing credit card and account information, Berganio made online purchases totaling as much as $8,000.  Senior predators are everywhere — facilities, hospitals, care homes, and private residences.  Oftentimes, people are in such a hurry to find elder care for their aging loved ones due to a sudden emergency that they neglect to do background checks on elder care providers.  A-1 Home Care in Glendora is a licensed, bonded and insured agency, which means that your elderly loved ones will be in safe and good hands.

Being “licensed, bonded and insured” means that a company is covered by an insurance agency that will not protect home care providers if they recruit sketchy caregivers with inadequate professional references, tainted criminal records and bad DMV records.  A-1 Home Care in Glendora selects only the cream of the crop, and they also include clients as part of the interview process.  The first interview involves the care managers and the caregiver, during which the applicant’s character and personality are assessed.  The second interview involves you, the client.  Just because we think someone is compatible with your loved one does not mean you feel the same way, so we make sure that everyone’s involved in the selection process.

 

Established in 1991, A-1 Home Care has been providing all kinds of in-home care services, such as Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care, Parkinson’s Care, Stroke Care, Heart Attack Care, Cancer Care, Arthritis Care, and other types of specialized senior care.  For 24 years, A-1 Home Care has earned the trust of seniors and their families, and many of their return clients come back because of the excellent caregiver services A-1 Home Care in Glendora provides.  Round-the-clock care is within everyone’s reach via easy financing options, long-term care insurance and veterans’ benefits.

 

For a free quote, call A-1 Home Care (626) 287-0250 or visit www.glendorainhomecare.com for services in Glendora, Chino Hills, Covina, West Covina, Arcadia, Duarte, Azusa, Hacienda Heights, Whittier, Downey, Sierra Madre, and other neighboring cities.

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According to WebMD, one-third of individuals who suffer a stroke will have a second stroke in the first 2 years after the first one.  Stroke is highly variable between all individuals, yet the causes remain the same.  plaque build-up in blood vessels from high cholesterol can create blood clots, causing an ischemic stroke and high blood pressure can result in a blood vessel burst, causing a hemorrhagic stroke.  To prevent a second stroke from occuring, it’s important to know the cause of the first one to do all you can to change your lifestyle in a healthier direction.  For example, if you smoke, you should quit and if you didn’t exercise too much you should try to exercise every day.

This WebMD article titled Stroke Recovery and Arm Rehab provides 8 FAQ questions about stroke and rehabilitation that’s a starting point for becoming knowledgeable about stroke recovery. Lifestyle changes can only be made possible after significant improvements from rehabilitation.  Once your loved one is able to come back home, they may still need living assistance, but they can begin to live healthier by eating properly and participating in daily aerobic exercise.  Post Stroke recovery is no easy task to accomplish on your own.  Your loved one will likely need the assistance of a dedicated family member or caregiver to provide dedicated living assistance.

When you’re unable to provide in-home care for your Elderly or Senior loved one because of ongoing daily obligations, A-1 Home Care can help.  We provide Post Stroke Care services for Elderly and Senior individuals who are back at home after stroke rehabilitation.  Our caregivers can assist with various tasks of daily living including errands such as mail organization and grocery shopping, personal care such as bathing or grooming, and following doctor/therapist orders such as adhering to medication intake or daily exercise requirements.

All of our 24 hour Live-In or Hourly caregivers must have prior at home caregiving experience, verifiable professional references, a National Background Check/DMV Check, Tuberculosis testing, Malpractice/Liability insurance, First Aid/CPR training, and a personal interview with our office staff.

We serve the LA communities of Glendora, Covina, San Dimas, Monrovia, Irwindale, Duarte, Burbank, Pasadena, Glendale, Sierra Madre, Altadena, San Marino, and others in Los Angeles County.

To interview and hire a compassionate Post Stroke Caregiver today, CALL us at 626-287-0250 for a FREE in home assessment.

For more information, visit us at Glendora In Home Care.

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As your elderly loved ones enter into their senior years, they become more at-risk of sustaining injuries that could be detrimental toward their health and their quality of living. Not only are they more susceptible to damages from falls, but their internal health can be easily affected by a diet lacking in proper nutrition. While younger people are virtually untouched by a nutrition-less diet, seniors must ensure that they have their daily intake of calcium and other essential vitamins and nutrients so as to prevent bone deterioration, liver diseases, and Diabetes. As a result of their vulnerability to these issues, the need for surgery to replace a broken hip or make any other health adjustments can be common among the elder community, and while it is done for their benefit, the process of recovery can often be a long and arduous one.

As a caregiver agency, A-1 Home Care is dedicated to providing Post-Surgery caregivers who will make the recovery process a pleasant and comfortable one. Our caregivers are trained to see to your needs around the home, including meal preparations, personal services, light housekeeping, and assistance with muscle strengthening exercises to promote recovery. Being incapacitated after surgery can sometimes make one feel alone in their recovery but with a caregiver around their home to see to their needs and share companionship, the journey to recovery can pass very quickly and with hopeful prospects.

As a License-Bonded and Insured non medical home care agency, A-1 Home Care provides caregivers and caregiving services specializing in Elder Care, Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care, Diabetic Care, Incontinence Care, In-Home Care, and 24 Hour Care.

If you or someone you know are in need of post-surgery care, you can inquire about services in your area by calling our office at 626 287-0250 or visiting our agency online at Glendora In-Home Care.

You can also look for our caregiving services throughout other communities in the Los Angeles including the cities of Glendale,  Monrovia, Pasadena, Sierra Madre, Covina, and San Marino.

Parkinson’s Disease is one of the common diseases that Elderly and Senior people suffer from.  The progressive disease affects a person’s muscle movements over time, making it difficult for them to walk, talk, and smile.  It happens because nerve cells in the brain are destroyed, which limits the production of the chemical dopamine – which is essential for sending signals to the part of the brain that control movement.  Although dopamine substitutes in the form of medication are available and work for the short-term, the body eventually becomes used to the drug and it doesn’t help anymore.

A-1 Home Care provides compassionate and experienced in-home care for individuals with Parkinson’s in the communities of Glendora, San Dimas, La Verne, Duarte, Burbank, Azusa, Covina, Diamond Bar, and other cities in Los Angeles and Orange County.  We offer caregivers, nurse aides, and companions who have experience with Parkinson’s Care and other services such as Alzheimer’s Care, After Surgery Care, Hospice Care, and Incontinence Care.

We have been in business since 1991 with an A+ Rating from the Better Business Bureau and Shield Accreditation.  All of our caregivers must have prior experience, verifiable professional references, a National Background Check and DMV Check, Tuberculosis testing, Malpractice/Liability insurance, First Aid/CPR training, and a personal interview with our office staff.

To hire a Parkinson’s Caregiver today, call us at 626 287 0250. Check us out at Glendora In Home Care.

Many people wonder what the significant impact that hospice caregivers have on their patients. After all, they are terminally ill, so what benefit could possibly come from this? 

To answer that, first let’s think about what hospice care is for. Hospice is served to families who have a dying loved one. Many seniors end up getting hospice care due to Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and other elderly diseases. Along with that, there are also patients who are terminally ill with cancer or other diseases, Which brings us back to our main points, Hospice is there to provide these people with a passing that is as dignified, as comfortable and as painless as possible. 

A-1 Home Care guarantees to provide only the most qualified and compassionate 24 Hour caregivers for Hospice patients. Geared with 2 years of previous experience, our in home helpers and live in nurse aides are able to administer quality Hospice Care, as well as other facets of care including Heart Attack Care, Senior Care and more!

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For more information, call our office at 626 287 0250 or 562 929 8400. Check us out at Glendora In Home Care.

When you have an Elderly or Senior loved one who has diminishing health or a chronic illness, you may have experienced difficulties while dining with your loved one.  On a day out in town, you may have gone to a restaurant and your loved one barely touched their food.  You might’ve prepared a meal for your loved one and they showed a lack of interest in eating.  These situations are common and there can be many reasons for your loved one’s loss of appetite or refusal to eat.

This article titled Why Elderly People Don’t Eat provides 10 logical reasons why your parent might be struggling to eat and what you can do about it.  Some reasons include a reduction in the senses of taste and smell, medication side effects, constipation, and problems chewing.  Eating is essential for your loved one to get all the nutrients they need in a day.  Good nutrition is vital for maintaining strong bones, immunity, and facilitating the job of various medications in the body.

At A-1 Home Care, we provide caregivers who can assist with healthy meal preparation and motivating your loved one to eat when they’re supposed to.  Some Elders can only handle snacking and eating small portions throughout the day while other Elders normally have breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  If you’re concerned about the types of food your loved one eats, you could benefit from getting advice from a registered dietician who could set up a meal plan for your loved one and ensure they eat foods that are nutritionally well-balanced.

A-1 Home Care is a Licensed Bonded and Insured non-medical homecare agency that provides a variety of in-home care services for Elderly, Senior, and Terminally Ill individuals on a 24 Hour Live-In Care or Hourly Care basis.

Some of our care services include Arthritis Care, Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care, Diabetic Care, Incontinence Care, MS Care, and Kidney Disease Care.

We serve the LA communities of Glendora, Covina, San Dimas, Monrovia, Diamond Bar, Arcadia, Burbank, Glendale, Pasadena, Altadena, Beverly Hills, Hollywood, and others in Los Angeles County.

To interview and hire a compassionate caregiver in your area today, CALL us at 626-287-0250 for a FREE in-home assessment.

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Does your Elderly or Senior loved one know how to properly shop for healthy products at the grocery store to prepare meals?  Sometimes, interpreting the labels on food packaging can be difficult and tricky, especially when your loved one has Diabetes.  Even if they don’t, it’s important to eat properly to prevent future complications and risk of heart disease, Diabetes, obesity, and other debilitating conditions! This article titled Taking the Mystery Out of “Nutrition Facts” provides some very basic guidelines to help you shop for groceries with nutritional knowledge and less trickery.  For example, trans fat and partially hydrogenated vegetable oil are good to stay away from.  Sodium content should not exceed the calories per serving, and a heavy sugar intake stresses your body’s ability to maintain a healthy blood sugar level.

At A-1 Home Care, we provide compassionate 24 hour caregivers in Glendora who can assist with responsible grocery shopping, meal preparation, and other tasks.  We specialize in Elder Care services ranging from basic Companion Services to more specialized care services such as After Surgery Care, Arthritis Care, Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care, Parkinson’s Care, Diabetic Care, Cancer Care, Hospice Care, Post Stroke Care, and Incontinence Care.

Whether you need a caregiver for 24 hour Live-In Care or Hourly Care, we can provide you with an in-home caregiver, nurse aide, companion, or home helper in Glendora, Burbank, Arcadia, Pasadena, Sierra Madre, San Marino, Altadena, Covina, San Dimas, Monrovia, and others in Los Angeles County.

Visit us at Glendora In Home Care or CALL us at 626-287-0250 to hire a caregiver in your area!

A-1 Home Care is a Licensed Bonded and Insured non-medical homecare agency that has been a care provider in Los Angeles County since 1991. We have an A+ Rating from the Better Business Bureau and Shield Accreditation.

 

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Do you ever get the feeling that your Elderly or Senior loved one has lost some of the spark they used to have when they were younger?  For example, your father used to get excited about going golfing every weekend and always was able to bring up interesting topics for discussion, but now it seems like he never has anything to say when you visit.  Elderly individuals go through significant change as they age and may embrace some of the stereotypical myths that are associated with Elderly individuals.  This has a negative impact on your loved one and their quality of life.  To understand what your loved one may be going through and to help them lead a more fulfilling quality of life, check out this article titled Healthy Aging Tips.  It talks about some of the myths associated with Elders that aren’t true, such as the inability for them to learn anything new.  It covers everything from keeping your loved one healthy with nutrition and exercise, socializing, coping with change, and participating in various activities for leisure.

At A-1 Home Care, we provide experienced and compassionate in-home care for Elderly individuals and aging seniors.  Whether your loved one is healthily aging in place, but needs a companion or if they’ve lost some of their independence and need a compassionate and experienced caregiver, we can help.  We specialize in services ranging from basic Companion Services to more advanced care such as Arthritis Care, Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care, Parkinson’s Care, Diabetic Care, Cancer Care, Hospice Care, Incontinence Care, and Post Stroke Care on a 24 hour live-in care or hourly care basis.

We provide care at home for Seniors and Elderly in Glendora, San Dimas, La Verne, Claremont, Monrovia, Arcadia, Covina, Azusa, Burbank, Pasadena, and others in Los Angeles County.

To hire a compassionate caregiver in your area today, CALL us at 626-287-0250.

For more information about our reputable agency, visit us at Glendora In Home Care.

A-1 Home Care is a Licensed Bonded and Insured non-medical homecare agency that has been in business since 1991 with an A+ Rating from the Better Business Bureau, Shield Accreditation, and memberships with the National Care Planning Council and Chamber of Commerce of Torrance, Santa Fe Springs, Newport Beach, and Pasadena

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When you’re looking for the perfect caregiver for your Elderly or Senior loved one, it’s important to have questions established that will enable you to determine whether the candidate is a good fit for your loved one or not.  If possible, it’d be a good idea to find out beforehand what personal traits your loved one desires in a caregiver and have them be present during the interview.  If they’re unable to be present, have another family member or friend present so that you can have some secondary feedback.  This article titled Senior Caregiver Interview Tips provides a list of questions that you can use when you interview different caregivers.

At A-1 Home Care, we provide compassionate caregivers, nurse aides, and companions who must have prior experience, verifiable professional references, a National Background Check, Tuberculosis testing, Malpractice/Liability insurance, First Aid/CPR training, and a personal interview with our office staff.  Our caregivers are available on a 24 hour live-in basis or hourly part-time basis.

A-1 Home Care is a non-medical homecare agency that is Licensed Bonded and Insured with an A+ Rating from the Better Business Bureau and Shield Accreditation.  We specialize in Elder Care services such as Live-In Care, Alzheimer’s Care, Diabetic Care, Cancer Care, Post Stroke Care, and more in the communities of Glendora, Covina, Baldwin Park, Diamond Bar, San Dimas, Glendale, Burbank, Pasadena, Altadena, and others in Los Angeles County.

To hire a compassionate Live-In Caregiver in your area today, CALL us at 626-287-0250.

For more information, visit us at Glendora In Home Care.

Does your Elderly or Senior loved one spend a lot of time sleeping or watching TV?  Too much of those activities isn’t really healthy for anyone.  The kinds of activities that benefit Elderly individuals are those that mentally stimulate the mind or require movement.  If your loved one seems stressed or depressed a lot of the time, perhaps they don’t have enough activities in their daily life to occupy themselves with.  Or perhaps they need a companion to share the experience with.

This article on LoveToKnow provides a list of fun activities that you and your loved one, or your loved one and one of your caregivers, can participate in.  It’s always good to get some fresh air outdoors and your loved one might enjoy bird watching or gardening.  Puzzles, painting, knitting, and playing computer games can help stimulate the mind.

At A-1 Home Care, our caregivers, nurse aides, and companions specialize in trying to engage themselves with your loved one and thinking of ways to help them stay active and occupied each day.  We offer in-home care services such as Alzheimer’s Care, Parkinson’s Care, Arthritis Care, Hospice Care, Incontinence Care, Post Stroke Care, and more.  Our caregivers are available for 24 hour live-in care or hourly part-time care.

We have been providing in-home care services to the communities of Glendora, Covina, Glendale, Burbank, Pasadena, Sierra Madre, San Dimas, Diamond Bar, and others in Los Angeles County and Orange County since 1991.  We have an A+ Rating from the Better Business Bureau, Shield Accreditation, and are members of the National Care Planning Council and Chamber of Commerce of Torrance, Newport Beach, Pasadena, and Santa Fe Springs.

To hire a compatible caregiver in your area today, CALL us at 626-287-0250.

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