Brentwood In-Home Care: How Geography Affects Your Chances for Multiple Sclerosis

a-1 home careIs your living situation a contributing factor to your chances for developing Multiple Sclerosis (MS)?  Research suggests that developed countries with better sanitation have more cases of Multiple Sclerosis than other places; the cause is undetermined, but in the words of Dr. Nicholas LaRocca, Vice President of healthcare delivery and policy research for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, “if you look at a map of the world, you’ll see that the risk increases as you move farther away from the Equator… We know that as sanitation improves, so does the risk of contracting MS.”  Multiple Sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that manifests various symptoms such as pain in the back or eyes, impaired coordination, excessive urination at night, vision loss, fatigue, and sensation of pins and needles, tingling and burning, among other symptoms.  Day-to-day functioning becomes more difficult as the autoimmune disease of the central nervous system progresses over time.  A-1 Home Care in Brentwood provides excellent round-the-clock Multiple Sclerosis Care for your daily needs.

 

Highly Skilled Live-In Caregivers Help Manage Symptoms

In addition to providing assistance with daily activities, such as light housekeeping, meal preparation and personal care, certified nurse aides from A-1 Home Care in Brentwood will help you manage MS symptoms by setting an exercise routine and reducing stress.   Our live-in caregivers will collaborate with your physical and occupational therapists to implement an appropriate exercise program for your loved ones.  A live-out companion care worker reduces stress by listening to your loved one’s thoughts and feelings throughout the day; in-home care simplifies your responsibilities with regard to mundane chores such as picking up prescriptions or managing your bills.  Enjoy a delicious, well-balanced meal that increases your energy and nutrition levels.

About A-1 Home Care in Brentwood

A-1 Home Care has earned a solid reputation with families in Brentwood, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Culver City, Los Angeles, Manhattan Beach, Hollywood, Century City and other cities throughout Los Angeles County.  Going 25 years strong, we still hear from return clients who continually refer their friends and family members because of the satisfaction they get from our caregiver services.  We take senior safety and elder care very seriously; all caregivers are required to pass an extensive criminal background check and are covered by malpractice insurance.  They also pass multiple interviews, first by our care management staff, and then by you – because we understand that just because we may like a caregiver does not mean you will like the home care aide we picked for you.  Every client gets to interview a selection of caregivers before anyone is allowed to enter their home.

 

For more information about Multiple Sclerosis Care, call A-1 Home Care today (310) 657-8780 or visit www.brentwoodinhomecare.com

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