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Superior In Home Parkinson’s Care

When a loved one develops a degenerative disease such as Parkinson’s disease or Alzheimer disease, it’s imperative that they have the best possible care. A-1 Home Care Agency can help with this distressing situation by arranging superior In Home Health Care for elderly and senior Parkinson’s patients in Seal Beach, Leisure World, Rossmoor, Long Beach, Paramount, Lakewood and Bellflower. We are one of the few In Home Health Care agencies licensed by the city of Seal Beach to provide In Home Care to residents of Leisure World. We have live in and hourly Caregivers, Nurse Aides, Personal Care Assistants, Home Health Aides and Senior Companions experienced in caring for people diagnosed with Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, Dementia, Diabetes, Terminal Illness, ALS, Muscular Sclerosis Bipolar / Manic Depressive, Stroke or placed on Hospice Care.

Matching Clients with the Right Care Giver

The thought of having a total stranger in your home assisting an elderly or senior relative can be a little stressful. The Caregiver needs to be experienced, skilled, trustworthy and able to get along with the family and patient. A-1 Home Care Agency carefully screens all Caregivers, Nurse Aides, Personal Care Assistants, Home Health Aides and Senior Companions. Before being placed with clients, each Care Provider submits to a Nationwide Criminal Background Check, Sex Offender Database Check, Reference Check and DMV Check. A-1 Home Care Agency follows the guidelines for In Home Health Care Givers from the Alzheimer Foundation and all Care Providers have CPR training, First Aid training and Malpractice / Liability Insurance. Due to our excellent service and the quality of our Caregivers, A-1 Home Care Agency is licensed by the city of Seal Beach to provide In Home Care to residents of Leisure World, Rossmoor and Seal Beach.

Famous People with Parkinson's Disease

Anyone can be affected by Parkinson’s disease -everyday people, actors, politicians, sports figures and authors. Some famous people diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease are Attorney General Janet Reno, cartoonist Charles Schulze, Evangelist Billy Graham, basketball player Brian Grant, boxers Muhammad Ali and Freddie Roach, singer / musician Maurice White, novelist Nathan Heard, author Chester Himes, Pope John Paul II and American War Hero & WWII Veteran Richard Winters. The HBO Miniseries and novel “Band of Brothers” was based on Richard Winter’s wartime experience.

There have been several famous actors diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease including Vincent Price, Jim Backus, Whit Bissell, Mary Jackson, Deborah Kerr, Sir Michael Redgrave and Michael J. Fox. Michael J. Fox is the author of Lucky Man (2000), which tells of his experiences with Parkinson’s disease and how it affected his career and family. He established The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research to develop a cure for Parkinson's disease.

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