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Lou Gehrig’s Disease Care in Encino, CA

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is a neurodegenerative disease of the central nervous system that degenerates the upper and lower motor neurons of the brain and spinal cord. These nerve cells are responsible for muscle movement, so when they are degenerated, it causes the muscles to shrink, become weak, and in late stages of the disease, all muscle movement and dexterity may be lost. Individuals may experience complications with movement, swallowing, speech, and breathing.

No matter what stage of Lou Gehrig’s Disease your loved one may be in and how advanced the symptoms are, A-1 Home Care can provide a compassionate and experienced caregiver for Lou Gehrig’s Disease Care. When your loved one has ALS, it is essential to provide living assistance, especially with activities of daily activities such as walking, opening a door, getting dressed, preparing meals, or going out into town. Activities and tasks become difficult and potentially dangerous when your loved one lacks muscle control.

All of our Lou Gehrig’s Disease caregivers, nurse aides, companions, and home helpers must have at least 2 years of 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.

About A-1 Home Care Agency

A-1 Home Care is a Licensed Bonded and Insured non-medical homecare agency that has been a care provider in Encino, CA since 1991 with an A Rating from the Better Business Bureau, Shield Accreditation, and memberships with the National Care Planning Council and Chamber of Commerce of Torrance, Santa Fe Springs, Pasadena, and Newport Beach.

We serve the LA communities of Encino, Thousand Oaks, Calabasas, Tarzana, Sherman Oaks, Santa Monica, Culver City, Torrance, Malibu, Marina Del Rey, Palos Verdes, Long Beach, Lakewood, Beverly Hills, Hollywood, Downey, Glendale, Burbank, Pasadena, San Marino, and others in Los Angeles County.

If your loved one has long term insurance, we accept Penn Treaty, CALPERS, John Hancock, MetLife Insurance, Veteran Administration, and Bankers’ Life & Casualty.

To interview and hire a compassionate caregiver in your area today, CALL us at 310-657-8780 for a FREE in-home assessment.

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