Many seniors want to stay out of permanent care facilities and reside in their homes as long as possible. Yet as people age, things such as driving, dressing or even preparing meals can become much harder tasks.
This is where Home Care Assistance comes in. Founded in 2002 by Clinical Psychologists Jim and Kathy Johnson, Home Care Assistance provides part-time, full-time, and 24-hour in-home care options for their clients. All of their caregivers undergo rigorous background testing and are provided opportunities for ongoing training in Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson's disease, dementia, hospice care and other numerous areas of care.
Anyone can stop into Home Care Assistance's storefront, which opened last month, to learn more about its services.
The La Jolla location also offers monthly culinary classes to its caregivers. Each class is taught by a professional chef and focuses on the preparation of good-tasting, healthy meals.
Address: 7521 Fay Ave., La Jolla
Hours: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Plus, 24-hour phone assistance is also available.
Concept: Helping seniors live at home as long as possible through a combination of exercise, social ties and healthy nutrition.
Services: Caregivers can provide transportation to and from appointments, social activities, assist in day-to-day tasks, prepare meals, help with dressing and bathing and other assistance-based help as needed.
Insurance Accepted: Long term caregiver assistance insurance is accepted.
Payment: Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Interesting Facts: The La Jolla location will soon be offering silver age yoga and chair chi classes. Class schedules are still being determined so those interested are encouraged to call Home Care Assistance to learn more.
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