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a-1 home care los angeles homecareElder care planning involves a lot of steps and can be overwhelming if you are planning your loved one’s care all by yourself.  A-1 Home Care’s seasoned advisors will assist you in coming up with a suitable plan for your elderly loved ones based on your budget, availability and level of needs.  Many families find long term care planning helpful because it reduces stress.  It usually involves discussion of your loved one’s preferences: do they want to stay in the comfort of their own home when they get older or do you plan on moving them into a nursing home?  (We guarantee you that every senior will vote for compassionate, skilled in-home care in the presence of their family members and friends.)  A-1 Home Care has been helping families in Los Angeles for a quarter of a century.

Factors to Consider in Elder Care Planning

The first thing on your “to-do” list is to call a meeting.  How many people can you gather in one place for an important meeting?  Who should you invite?   Siblings, first cousins, medical professionals, caregivers, expert elder care advisors, neighbors, family friends, and anyone else who could help should be part of the first meeting.  A-1 Home Care can send someone to attend your family meeting and offer input about what your elderly loved one may need when in-home care services will be required.  A monthly assessment from one of A-1 Home Care’s geriatric care managers can be especially helpful to you and your family as you chart the progress of your elderly loved one’s condition.  An experienced caregiver will tell you the signs and symptoms she recognizes in your loved one, and she will recommend the type of care your loved one may need, whether that would be 24 hour care, live-out care, live-in care and specialized care such as ALS Care or other.

About A-1 Home Care

A-1 Home Care has earned a solid reputation with families in Los Angeles and other cities in LA County.  For a quarter of a century, 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.  Our geriatric care managers have years of experience under their belt, and they can make great recommendations for your elderly loved ones in collaboration with your parents’ health care team.

For a free consultation, call A-1 Home Care (310) 657-8780 or visit http://www.lainhomecareservice.com for services in Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Malibu, Hollywood, Pasadena, Altadena, Burbank, and other cities throughout LA County. 

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