The number of people getting Alzhimer’s disease is increase, so it is a good time to present a few facts and figures to you about Alzheimer’s from the Alzheimer’s Association. There are over 5 million people in the United States currently living with the disease, and it is the 6th leading cause of death in the country. While the disease may not be the cause of death for most people, 1 in 3 people are dying with either Alzheimer’s or other form of dementia. Finally, the disease is causing our nation over $200 billion in cost, and expect to climb toward the trillion dollar mark by 2050. Another alarming fact is that between the year 2000 and 2010, death from Alzheimer’s jumped up 68%, while breast cancer, prostate cancer, heart disease, stroke and HIV all have seen a decrease in deaths over that same period.
Because Alzheimer’s has no known cure today, it is expected to continue to affect millions of Americans for the coming years. A-1 Home Care in Los Angeles understands the need for in home care for those living with Alzheimer’s, and we have caregivers such as Stacey Salcedo, Camila Reyes, Mary Surwillo, Rosa Millan, and Annie Leon who are experienced, skilled, and dedicated to improve the quality of life of our clients. Helping with housecleaning, laundry, medication administration, meal preparation, shower, toileting, and other daily activities. We also serve those in need for Parkinson Care, Arthritis Care, Diabetic Care, Incontinence Care, Hospice Care, Special Needs Care, and more Senior Care Services. Covering areas such as Encino, Sherman Oaks, Tarzana, Santa Monica, Malibu, Hollywood, Glendale, Studio City, and other cities around Los Angeles and Orange County, you will be sure to find the type of services you are looking for from A-1 Home Care.
Call 310-657-8780 today to speak with our representatives, or visit www.lainhomecarservice.com to learn more.