Understanding Lou Gehrig’s Disease

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A lot of us have heard of Lou Gehrig’s Disease, also know as ALS, but we may not know what type of disease it exactly is.  Affecting nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord, this disease affect the motor skills of the individual, and eventually leads to their death.  They may experience muscle weakness, twitching, arms and legs impairment, difficulty projecting voice, and even difficulty breathing and swallowing in more advanced stages.  While there is yet to be the discovery of a cure, there are FDA approved drugs that has show the ability to slow down the progress of the disease, and different clinical trails are also showing good results.

Navigating around the house may never be the same as before for those with Lou Gehrig’s Disease, and A-1 Home Care is there to provide any support needed at home.  Our caregivers has the skills and experience to handle challenging home care scenarios, providing meal preparation, housecleaning, laundry, transportation, mobility assistance, and other in home care needs.  In addition to Lou Gehrig’s Disease Care, we also provide services in Alzheimer Care, Parkinson Care, Brain Injury Care, Heart Attack Care, Multiple Sclerosis Care, Incontinence Care, and other home care scenarios.  Our business is proud to serve the areas of Palos Verdes, Calabasas, Malibu, Santa Monica, Hollywood, Century City, Torrance, Long Beach, Pasadena, Burbank, Glendale, San Marino, Sierra Madre, and many more cities.

Call 562-929-8400 for same or next day service, or visit our website http://www.a-1domestic.com for more information. And Follow us on Facebook!

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