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Reducing Your for Colorectal Cancer

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140,000 are diagnosed with and 50,000 who die from colorectal cancer each year, and a majority of the cases occur in adults older than 50.  Since March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, we want to shed some light onto this particular type of cancer and hopefully provide some insight for those who have little knowledge about the disease.

Risks for colorectal cancer increases as a person age, that is why over 90% of the cases are in people 50 and older.  The best way to fight colorectal cancer is through cancer screening.  Screening detects early precancerous polyps for colorectal cancer, and prevents the cancer from forming by removing these polyps.  Moreover, if the cancer cells already exist, but it is detected early through screening, treatment can lead to a cure. The most important thing to note here is that people living with colorectal cancer or have the precancerous polyps might not experience symptoms until it is too late, so being proactive about screening can definitely help prevent more serious consequences from this disease that affects so many.

The body always take a toll after any treatments, and especially after cancer treatments.  A-1 home Care has been providing in home care support for those who need a bit of support at home after surgery, treatments or other medical procedures.  We send the best quality home health aides for seniors around Los Angeles and orange County, and clients has made us the preferred home care around Los Angeles and Orange county.  No matter the home care circumstances,  our senior helpers are able to provide assistance such as meal preparation, incontinence care, hygiene monitoring, light housecleaning, hygiene management, and more.  Our affordable services include Cancer Care, Parkinson’s care, Diabetes Care, Arthritis care, Kidney Disease Care, Dementia care, After Surgery Care, Multiple Sclerosis Care, and more. You can find our services in the cities of Newport Beach, Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa, Tustin, Laguna Beach, Villa Park, Fountain Valley, Irvine,  and surrounding areas in Orange County.

Inquire about our affordable home care service today by calling 949-650-3800, or visit www.newportbeachinhomecare.com and find us on Facebook.


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Potential Liability of Conservators

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Managing someone else’s care and finance might be a daunting task, and as a conservator might worry they might make a mistake and be liable for it.  However, the court understands that people aren’t perfect.  According to the Department of Human Services, a conservator is not individually liable for actions unless it was “personally negligent”.  Also, the conservator is not liable to any expenses used to protect the conservatee.  But, if a conservator fails to take reasonable steps to provide the proper care or improperly managed the property/finances, then one may become liable.

A-1 Home Care in Newport Beach offers certified caregivers like Annie Leon and Rosa Millan are able to perform services in many home care scenarios such as Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care, After Surgery Care, Arthritis Care, , Parkinson’s Care, Diabetic Care, Cancer Care, Hospice Care, Incontinence Care, and Post Stroke Care.  Our business reach all corners of Los Angeles and Orange County, including the cities of Newport Beach, Yorba Linda, Anaheim Hills, Irvine, Costa Mesa, Tustin,  Villa Park, Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach, and other surrounding communities.  We encourage you to read some of our testimonials and call to find out what our services are all about.

For a free in home assessment, CALL us today at 949-650-3800,  or visit www.newportbeachinhomecare.com to learn more. Like Us of Facebook also!


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24 Hour Caregivers in Newport Beach

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A question that many adult children will oftentimes find themselves worrying about is “How will I know when my Elderly parent needs living assistance?”  As days go by, it can be hard to tell how your loved one is doing on a daily basis if you only see them once a week on weekends or even less – only on holidays.  So, how will you know if your loved one needs living assistance?  You might notice that they have some difficulty performing certain tasks.  Whether it be walking up or down stairs slowly or having really shaky hands when they’re carrying a food dish, these may be only some of the tasks that your loved one has difficulty with.  The PBS site has a Caregiver’s Handbook with a section dedicated to finding out when your loved one needs home care.  Included is a checklist for Activities of Daily Living that you can use to assess whether you loved one needs assistance with typical tasks such as shopping, bathing, dressing, doing laundry, etc.  It also considers physical/mental health and nutrition.  Check it out here.

At A-1 Home Care, we provide 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.  Whether it’s basic Companion Services or more specialized care, we can match you with a compatible caregiver who can help your loved one maintain their independence at home.  We specialize in After Surgery Care, Arthritis Care, Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care, Parkinson’s Care, Diabetic Care, Cancer Care, Hospice Care, Incontinence Care, and Post Stroke Care.

All of our caregivers, nurse aides, companions, and home helpers 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 Orange County, CA communities of Newport Beach, Long Beach, Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa, Balboa Island, Lido Island, Villa Park, Corona Del Mar, Los Altos, Tustin, Signal Hill, and other nearby cities.

To interview and hire a compatible caregiver in your area, CALL us today at 949-650-3800.

For more information, visit us at Newport Beach In Home Care


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Caregiver for Alzheimer in Newport Beach

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Daily life can be dramatically different when dealing with Alzheimer’s patients.  However, there are ways to enhance their daily lives so they can be more fulfilling.  Music is essential is many people’s life, and it can be an especially powerful tool for those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.  Not only does it reduce agitation according to the Alzhimer’s Association, it can also provide childhood memories as a way to connect with one another despite communication problems.  Because music enables the caregiver to create a more calm environment with relaxing music, Alzheimer’s patients are able to have less anxiety and agitation through music.  Art is also a good way to help provide the individuals with a sense of purpose as well.  Through art projects, caregivers can try to build conversations with the patient and offer encouragement.

A-1 Home Care in Newport Beach has countless amount of caregivers who are dependable, compassionate, and experienced.  For example, Claudia Marquez, Gloria Alvarado, and Demarae Bailey all have been honored with caregivers of the month with A-1 Home Care in the past for showing their dedication toward our clients, using their interpersonal skills and expert knowledge in caregiving to offer the highest level of service for in home care.  With thousands of testimonials from our satisfied clients in Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, Tustin, Huntington Beach, Anaheim Hills, Yorba Linda, and other cities in Orange County, we strive to provide you with the same quality service that you would expect.  If you have loved ones who need Alzheimer Care, Parkinson Care, Arthritis Care, Diabetic Care, After Surgery Care, Post Stroke Care, Respite Care, and other senior care service, be sure to ask us about our free in home assessment and flexible scheduling!

Call today at 949-650-3800, or visit www.newportbeachinhomecare.com for more information.


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Care at Home for Seniors & Elderly in Newport Beach

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A danger that has been gaining more attention in recent years is that of Elderly fraud cases around the world, where scam artists use the trustworthiness of Elderly individuals as a weapon against them, tricking them into sending small to large sums of money to the scam artist.  One type of scam called the sweepstakes fraud occurs when the Elder receives a letter or phone call telling them they’ve one a large sum of money. This video titled Elderly Victim of Sweepstakes Fraud tells the story of a couple who received many letters in the mail that made them think they won $2.5 million and that the winnings would help the husband pay for the treatment of his wife’s cancer in the home.  The takeaway is that your loved one has to be careful about who they trust on the phone and in the mail and if you must pay to receive some sort of prize, it’s most likely a fraud.

At A-1 Home Care, we understand that you may not be able to be with your loved one around the clock to protect them from fraudulent people who can reach them by phone, mail, or even at their own door step.  We provide caregivers who can look after your Elderly loved one, providing companionship and/or personal care, and ensuring that they don’t fall victim to Elder fraud.  We provide in-home care services for all levels of care, whether it’s basic companionship or more specialized care such as Arthritis Care, Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care, Parkinson’s Care, Diabetic Care, Cancer Care, Hospice Care, Incontinence Care, or Post Stroke Care on a 24 hour live-in or hourly care basis.

Our caregivers, nurse aides, companions, and home helpers 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 provide care at home for Elderly and Seniors in the communities of Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, Huntington Beach, Corona Del Mar, Irvine, Tustin, Garden Grove, Los Alamitos, and others in Orange County.

To hire a compassionate caregiver in your area today, CALL us at 949-650-3800 for a FREE in-home assessment.

For more information, visit us at Newport Beach 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 thousands of positive testimonials from satisfied clients over the years. 


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The Role of Radiation Therapy in Metastatic Prostate Cancer

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Today’s CancerCare’s discussion “Update on Metastatic Prostate Cancer: What’s New?”, speakers had discussed many important topics about the disease.  Among the topics, Dr Michael J. Zelefsky of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center discussed about managing side effects and pain.  Once prostate cancer becomes metastatic, it spreads to other parts of the body such as the bones and other organs.  According to Dr. Zelefsky, radiation therapy has a long track record of success in reducing pain when the disease is spread to the  bone. With 10 sessions over a 2 week span, radiation shrinks the disease.  Sometimes, when the cancer is causing spinal cord compression that affects the nerves, the shrinkage in the disease relieves the neurological dysfunction caused by the disease pressing on the nerves.  In recent trails, it has been proven that when the disease is pinpointed, shorter sessions with higher concentration of radiation led to high success.  Patients are warned though to take it easy on the treated bones as they are more prone to fracture soon after treatments.

A-1 Home Care in Newport Beach offers quality and experienced at home care professionals in Cancer Care. We understand the difficulties after chemotherapy, radiations, and other treatments, and we aim to help you in your home with medication administration, housecleaning, laundry, meal preparation, and other errands.  Our company has been a trusted source for caregivers in Newport Beach, Long Beach, Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa, Villa Park, Corona Del Mar, Tustin, Signal Hill, and other cities around Orange County and Los Angeles.

Speak with our representative by calling 949-650-3800, or visit our website www.newportbeachinhomecare.com today!


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Depression & Companionship for Elderly & Seniors

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It’s common for Elderly individuals to keep their depression bottled up inside.  The World War II generation grew up in a time where depression was looked down upon and regarded as a character flaw.  They most likely feel that if they seek help for the depression, they’ll be sent off to a mental health institution or nursing home, losing their independence.  It’s a grave concern and a serious public health concern, as reported by the National Institute of Mental Health.  Deadly too, as the 65+ U.S. population only makes up 13% of the nation, but account for 20% of all suicide deaths, according to the National Institutes of Health.

It’s important to get your loved one to the doctor for a thorough physical exam if you haven’t already.  Treatment for depression is very effective – whether your loved one is prescribed antidepressants or talk therapy sessions.  Another option, especially if your loved one lives alone, is to hire a companion who can provide your loved one with companionship and participate in activities that will help keep them physically and mentally healthy.  A-1 Home Care provides compassionate and qualified caregivers, nurse aides, and companions for Companion Services on a 24 hour live-in basis or hourly part-time basis.  Whether it’s reminiscing through old photo albums, talking about current events, or tending to a garden, our companions can help.

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 and Shield Accreditation.  We specialize in Elder Care services such as Arthritis Care, Alzheimer’s Care, Parkinson’s Care, Cancer Care, and Diabetic Care in Newport Beach, Irvine, Corona Del Mar, Laguna Beach, Tustin, Huntington Beach, Seal Beach, Los Alamitos, Garden Grove, and others in Orange County.

To hire a compatible caregiver in your area, CALL us at 949-650-3800 for a FREE in-home assessment. 

For more information, visit us at Newport Beach In Home Care

It’s important to construct questions for a caregiver interview that will determine whether the caregiver has qualities you find desirable.  Check our article Care At Home for some advice on asking the right questions.