The ninth leading cause of death in the United States, chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects about 10% of adults, according to statistics from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). Chronic kidney disease is characterized by swelling in the legs and feet, reduced urine output, persistent nausea, excessive drowsiness, pain or pressure in the chest area, and in extreme cases, seizures and comatose. CKD comes in five different forms: acute intrinsic kidney failure, chronic prerenal kidney failure, chronic intrinsic kidney failure, and chronic post-renal kidney failure. Here’s the good news: High quality, affordable 24 hour kidney care is available for seniors in the comfort of their own home!
What do seniors with CKD need?
Many seniors who have been diagnosed with CKD need a kidney transplant to avoid further health dangers. As they wait for a kidney donor, they need help with dialysis, which is a mechanic filtering system that helps their bodies filter waste. Your elderly loved one’s doctor may prescribe dialysis treatment using a large machine or a portable catheter bag. Dialysis treatment at a center could take hours; having an affable caregiver around would be a pleasant distraction for your loved one. A-1 Home Care’s kidney in-home care services include assistance with meal preparation, light housekeeping, medication reminders, bathing, grooming, dressing, and transportation to dialysis centers around Anaheim or Anaheim Hills.
About A-1 Home Care
A-1 Home Care offers affordable renal care with cream-of-the-crop caregivers from around Southern California. There are caregivers in every city in Orange County, from Anaheim to Fullerton, Laguna Beach, Huntington Beach and Newport Beach. Distance and scheduling are not issues since you can find in-home care assistance practically in every city. Choose from part-time respite care to 24-hour live-in care according to your needs. A-1 Home Care is a licensed, bonded and insured agency, which means your elderly loved ones are protected from senior predators. We conduct all the criminal background investigations, professional reference verifications and DMV checks so you can have a peace of mind.
Consult a care manager today by calling (949) 650-3800 or visit our website www.a-1homecare.com for more information.
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