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????????????????????????????????????????Undetectable in lab tests and x-rays, fibromyalgia does not lend itself to concrete diagnoses, but the physical symptoms such as a constant dull ache in the muscles, heightened pain and sensitivity to touch, nerve pain and tingling sensations are very palpable to the sufferer.  An estimated 8% of the American population is afflicted by this disease of the nervous system, most of whom are women.  The myth that fibromyalgia is “just a disease that doctors make up when they can’t figure out your diagnosis” is rooted in the fact that it cannot be supported by lab test results, but in 1990, the American College of Rheumatology came up with guidelines on identifying fibromyalgia based on patients’ reports.  If you or a loved one is suffering from fibromyalgia, count on A-1 Home Care in Malibu to help you in your time of need.

Are you caring for a spouse who has fibromyalgia?  Living with an elderly loved one with this health condition can take a toll on your relationship, especially as the disease worsens over time and she loses the ability to work and do basic things for herself.  Her depression, pain, and impaired cognitive function may make your life difficult but an attentive caregiver from A-1 Home Care in Malibu will know exactly what to do so you can rest.  In-home care entails cooking, cleaning, transportation to medical appointments and more.  Even respite care will teach you how to be more in tune with your loved one’s needs.  There’s nothing like having a personal assistant around with years of experience.

A-1 Home Care is a licensed, bonded and insured agency that was established in 1991.  For a quarter of a century, A-1 Home Care has been providing services all over Los Angeles County, including cities like Malibu, Agoura Hills, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, Culver City, and Century City.  Our highly skilled caregivers have won the hearts of families all over Southern California.  We take great pride in our caregivers, certified nurse assistants, certified home health aides, and hospice care workers because they have an uncanny ability to connect with the elderly.

 

For quality elder care, call A-1 Home Care today (310) 657-8780 or visit www.malibuinhomecare.com for more details.

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Many elders today struggle with bladders that are unpredictable or bowels that can’t wait during the most inopportune times. Though frustrating, these symptoms can become very manageable with leading incontinence care services from the comfort of the home.

At A-1 Home Care in Malibu, seniors of every ethnicity and cultural background, including Jewish, Middle Eastern, Asian, and European, can receive exceptional incontinence care at the most affordable prices. That’s because each compassionate caregiver on staff comes with years of experience in providing effective caregiving solutions to every senior who calls on their name.

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Take a look below at some of the senior services A-1 Home Care provides elders throughout Los Angeles and Orange County:

  • assistance with maintenance duties around the home including dusting, mopping, dish-washing, and laundry
  • assistance with yard work and gardening tasks including watering plants and mowing the lawn
  • assistance with personal services that extend beyond toileting care, including grooming and bathing
  • assistance with running errands including grocery shopping and picking up clothes from the cleaners
  • assistance with mobility around the home
  • enjoyable conversation and companionship
  • medication reminders and administration
  • transportation to and from medical appointments and other existing engagements
  • special needs care

The caregiving experts at A-1 Home Care also offer arthritis care, cancer care, and 24 hour care, so that no senior gets left behind on the journey toward a full recovery. These diverse caregiving solutions at A-1 Home Care are made real with the expert caregivers on staff whose goal is to provide every senior with a living environment that is most conducive to an improved quality of life going forward.

If you’d like to find out more about A-1 Home Care’s leading caregiving solutions, then contact a friendly caregiver today by dialing (310) 657-8780 or (562) 929-8400. A-1 Home Care serves neighboring communities of Malibu that include Los Angeles, Brentwood, Beverly Hills, Redondo Beach, and Hermosa Beach.

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Do you have a loved one who would benefit from home care services in the Malibu area? Whether because of a recent physical injury or the steady mental decline often linked with advancing age, there’s hope for seniors in Southern California.

That’s because A-1 Home Care has expert caregivers who provide affordable in-home care options to seniors from across Los Angeles and Orange County. These affordable senior care services allow elders to get the care they need in the environment they prefer, rather than have to break the bank to get the care they need in an environment they aren’t comfortable in.

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A-1 Home Care’s senior care specialists provide assistance in the home with:

  • household duties like laundry, dish washing, dusting, bed-making, and vacuuming
  • yard work and gardening chores like mowing the lawn, raking leaves, and watering plants
  • bathing, dressing, going to the restroom, and other personal services
  • running errands like grocery shopping and picking up clothes from the cleaners
  • preparation of healthy and delicious meals
  • good companionship and conversation
  • enjoyable activities that fit every senior’s activity level
  • medication reminders and administration
  • transportation to and from social engagements as well as medical appointments

A-1 Home Care additionally provides caregiving solutions such as Alzheimer’s and dementia care, special needs care, incontinence care, and child care. The diverse caregivers on staff help seniors of all ethnic groups, including Jewish, Middle Eastern, Asian, and European. Such diversity in the caregiving field has allowed A-1 Home Care to remain the best non-medical home care agency in Southern California since its inception more than 20 years ago.

If you’d like to find out more about the senior care options available in Malibu and surrounding areas, then contact a helpful caregiver at A-1 Home Care today by dialing (310) 657-8780 or (562) 929-8400. A-1 Home Care serves communities throughout Los Angeles, including cities like Pasadena, Burbank, Beverly Hills, Glendale, and San Dimas.

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Do you have a special needs child who requires additional supervision and care than you have available?

At Malibu A-1 Home Care, we sympathize with your situation and understand the worry you might have about your child outliving you and not receiving the care he or she needs by that time. That is why we provide exceptional, compassionate home helpers who have years of specialized training in working with people who have a variety of different disabilities. Our special needs care providers are proud to serve both adults and children with special needs in the Los Angeles and Orange County areas, blending the years of professional experience they possess with their loving hearts to form the perfect recipe for productive and long-lasting in-home care services.

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A-1 Home Care is built around an in-depth understanding that even the most loving family members are oftentimes unable to care for their special-needs loved ones the way they wish they could, whether because of their own family obligations or other daily responsibilities that make it impossible for them to be two places at once. At A-1 Home Care, we offer special needs care solutions for people with both physical and mental disabilities, including Down’s Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Asperger Syndrome, Tourette’s Syndrome, Attention Deficit Disorder, Dyslexia, Epilepsy, and many more.

If you’d like to know more about the leading personal care services we provide at A-1 Home Care, contact one of our live-in care givers today by calling (310) 657-8780 or (562) 929-8400. We are proud to serve people with special needs living throughout Southern California, including cities like Corona Del Mar, Century City, Diamond Bar, Santa Monica, and Beverly Hills.

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One of the top reasons that people abuse drugs or alcohol is because of stress.  The individual may experience stress during the recovery, or after because the body and mind needs to adjust to all the changes.  It may be easy to revert back to drugs to cope with such stress, but there are ways to relieve the stress without the need of drugs.  The following are a few strategies for quick stress relief. Exercise is good for your body, but it is also good for managing stress as it releases endorphins within your body, which help promotes stress relief.  Next, your furry best friends are great for a relaxing time, so play with your cat or dog more.  Another way could be listening to calming music and listening to scented candle.  While this may be new to you, trying something new and different could mean a new outlook in how you can approach stress relief.  Other strategies include remember fond memories, soaking in a hot bath, and possibly drinking a cup of steamy hot tea.

There are many other ways to help cope with stress, and A-1 Home Care in Malibu has the experience to provide support for your drug treatments.  Our home health aides, in home caregivers, and companions are highly qualified and dedicated to offer their service in Short-Term Care, Companion Services, Home Helpers, Hourly Home Care, Live-In Care, Respite Care, Personal Services, and much more.  Our coverage areas include Santa Monica, Marina Del Rey, Palos VerdesRedondo Beach, Hollywood, Culver City, and other cities around Los Angeles and Orange County, and we hope we can provide you the support on your road to sobriety!

For more information, contact us at 310-657-8780, or go online and visit our Facebook or our website www.malibuinhomecare.com today!

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The Christmas season is over so if you have an aging loved ones in your family, you should still make an effort to be with them.  Many of them never get to see their grandchildren as much as they want, and this is the time to catch up with them. For the elder’s mental health, creating happy moments like this will go a long way. So, this new year, try to make it a special one for your elders.

Here are some ways to achieve that goal.  Ask them if they need help making New Year greeting cards, the process of making something together can make it unforgettable, especially when children are involved.  Play fun and festive music to make the environment very relaxing.  Most music from their era is calming and cheerful, the positive vibe will help lift the elders’ spirit up.  Finally, help them shop for things for friends and family.  Shopping is a stressful time when it comes to what to buy for who, and relieving the elders from that duty makes them know that you care about them.  But above all, what they truly cherish is your company, and simply being around them can make their lives that much better.

A-1 Home Care in Malibu offers experienced 24 hour live in caregivers for your loved ones’ need.  As an industry leader for over 20 years, we also offer services from Parkinson care, cancer care, Alzheimer care, after surgery care, and much more. We have proudly served surrounding communities as well, in Santa Monica, Redondo Beach, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, and other cities in Los Angeles County.

Please call us at 310-657-8780 for more information on acquiring caregivers, or visit us at our website Malibu In Home Care today.

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Older adults and seniors have been there and done that, and it may be more difficult to get them excited about the holidays.  As a result, we want to share a few tips that you may use to help your elderly loved ones enjoy the holidays this season a little more.

  1. Provoke old memories – Strolling down the memory lane with seniors is probably one of the most powerful ways to see emotional reaction to the holidays.  Even with cognitive impairments, patients can have clearer memory of older events compare to more recent events.  Use pictures, videos, and music to best stimulate these old memories.
  2. Be inclusive – Don’t prepare the holiday feast alone.  Get everyone to participate and help, including them can make them feel part of it and enjoy the holiday spirits.  On top of that, it helps you relieve stress!  If the seniors are limited physically, create simpler tasks for them to participate with.
  3. Avoid embarrassments – Joke around is fine, but if it is directed toward a senior about their lack of memory, or other limitations, it can be out of line and embarrassing for them.
  4. Detailed planning –  Be courteous when it comes to seniors.  Be mindful that many of them could be on medication, and make sure nothing can create unwanted reactions with the drugs.  Moreover, make sure mobility is not a problem during the party.  Allow seniors to sit at the end of the tables for easy in and out.

If you are able to include these tips this season, then your elderly loved ones can surely enjoy the holidays without any problems.

Having a in home caregiver can dramatically improve the quality of life in a senior depending on the severity of their limitations.  A-1 Home Care in Malibu has over 20 years of experience in matching caregiver with clients for any home care scenarios, making sure each one is compatible with one another.  Moreover, our caregivers have at least 2 years of experience, CPR certification, criminal background checked, and more importantly, the dedication and compassion to become a quality caregiver.  All our caregivers, nurse aides, home health aides, and senior companions are expert in Alzheimer Care, Diabetic Care, Brian Injury Care, Parkinson Care, Kidney Disease Care, Incontinence Care, Multiple Sclerosis Care, and home care scenarios.  With coverage of areas such as Malibu, Santa Monica, Hollywood, Redondo Beach, Westwood, Century City, Studio City, Marina Del Rey, Culver City, and other cities around Los Angeles and Orange County.

For more information, contact us at 310-657-8780, or go online and visit our Facebook or our website Malibu In Home Care today!

 

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