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Drugged Driving is Equally as Dangerous as Drunk Driving

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Although a DUI is often associated with drunk driving, DUI means driving under the influence, whether it is through alcohol or drugs.   There are often campaigns to raise awareness to stop drunk driving, but “drugged driving” inherits similar dangers.  According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, over 16 percent of drives during weekend, nighttime are tested positive for either illegal, prescription, or over the counter medications, and 11 percent are positive for illicit drugs.  Furthermore, 18 percent of the drivers in fatal accidents are tested positive for one or more drug, legal or illegal.  As a result, there needs to be an increase in public dialogue about “drugged driving”.  And if you have loved ones who are abusing drugs, encourage them to receive treatments.

In order to prevent any instance of your loved ones driving under the drowsiness of prescription medication, A-1 Home Care in Studio City is proud to provide quality services thousands of clients around Los Angeles and Orange County.  You and your loved ones can enjoy services such as home helpers, short-term care, hourly home care, 24 hour live in care, companion services, personal services, and much more in home care needs.  We operate in all areas of our communities, including the cities of Studio City, Burbank, Pasadena, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica,   Malibu, Sherman Oaks, Glendale, West Hollywood, and many more cities in the Los Angeles and Orange County. We also have caregivers who are multi-ethnic and can cater to our clients, man of whom come from diverse backgrounds, such as Jewish, Middle Eastern, and Asian backgrounds.

To inquire about services, please call 818-980-0094. Go online at www.studiocityhomecare.com for more information. & be sure to like us on Facebook!

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Caregiver Service in Studio City

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The key to improving the quality of life for someone with Alzheimer’s is to plan ahead, understand the disease and the strategies in meeting the caregiving needs. Here are a few tips from the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America to guide you toward success when you are faced with such circumstances.  First is to educate yourself about the disease to give you an expectation of what you might deal with when caring for your loved ones. Next is to learn caregiving techniques that can address safety, communication, and behavioral challenges.  Another important factor is the necessity to take care of your own physical and mental health while providing care.  Caregiver burnout is becoming a bigger problem as many do not take time for themselves, and eventually fails to provide proper care as they are too exhausted to apply the skills in caregiving. It is also a good idea to discuss your situation with friends and families to have a reliable support system when needed.  Lastly, you are doing this because you love the person, so keep smiling out of your kindness, and think positive to provide the strengths you need to get through difficult times.

If you don’t think you can handle caregiving duties, or there is simply not enough time to do so, A-1 Home Care in Studio City offers experienced and skilled caregiver service for seniors needing Alzheimer’s Care, Parkinson Care, After Surgery Care, Incontinence Care, Arthritis Care, Cancer Care, and other elderly care services.  We serve in the surrounding neighborhoods of Burbank, Glendale, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Malibu, Sherman Oaks, and many more cities in the Los Angeles and Orange County.

Call 818-980-0094 today to begin Alzheimer Care, or visit Studio City In Home Care to learn more about our other services.


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24 Hour and Parkinson Care in Studio City

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Never look at clinical trials as serving just guinea pig, because that is certainly not the purpose of such trials.  Many are the final stages of a drug development process, and could be critical in the process of finding a cure for different diseases.  Here are a few facts from the Michael J. Fox Foundation about clinical trials.  Not all clinical trials test new drugs, and some are observational trials aimed to understand the disease better.  In addition, there are also alternative treatments trials such as acupuncture, exercise, and even video games to improve functions of patients .  It is also important to note that participating in clinical trials is supplementing the standard care you are already receiving.  Lastly, participating clinical trail is the equivalent to volunteering, and participants are protected by the patient’s bill of right that enables you to end your participation anytime.

A-1 Home Care in Studio City understands what individuals go through after treatments and clinical trials, and help is needed at home.  We offer in home care services with flexibility in mind, offering 24 hour live in option as well as hourly care.  If you live in the areas of Glendale, Pasadena, Burbank, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Sherman Oaks, and other cities in Los Angeles and Orange County.  We offer customized care for any needs, from Parkinson Care, Arthritis Care, Cancer Care, After Surgery Care, Alzheimer Care, and much more in home care for seniors.

Call 818 980 0094 today to begin care, or visit Studio City In Home Care to better know our services.


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Take A Break to Keep Your Mind Straight

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Are you one of those overachievers who are working constantly until you are exhausted, then get limited sleep at night?  Although we applaud the dedication to your responsibilities, taking a break once a while is a must in order to keep your mind sharp.  No matter long or short, resting is important for your brain to maintain its health and and boost your brain function.

Consider taking a nap during your lunch break.  Even a short 10 minutes nap can can perform just as well as those who took longer naps, while all of them outperformed those who didn’t take the nap.  There are also daily brain break that you can take.  Since we are creatures of habits, we tend to steer away from being stimulated and stick with routines.  But once in a while, you should still challenge yourself with brain games that can give your mind a workout, that way you can take a break from your routine and do something new to promote brain health.

There is nothing that beats the comfort of your own home, that is why more and more families are choosing in home care for their elderly loved ones.  A-1 Home Care in Studio City is the industry leading in home care agency that provides a wide variety of quality caregivers to serve the entire Los Angeles and Orange County.  We are proud to have expert caregivers in Alzheimer’s Care, Parkinson Care,  Incontinence Care, Arthritis Care, Heart Attack Care, Multiple Sclerosis Care, Cancer Care, and other elderly care services.  We have over 20 years of experience serving the cities of Studio City, Burbank, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Glendale, West HollywoodMalibu, Sherman Oaks, and many more cities in the Los Angeles and Orange County.

You can find your perfect caregiver today by calling 818-980-0094, or visit www.studiocityhomecare.com for more information. Have a look at our Facebook and follow us as well!


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Caregiver for Alzheimer in Studio City

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There is always continuous developments in the world of Alzheimer’s research.  Recently, scientists have identified an early genetic marker that has the potential to predict who among us have an increased risk in getting Alzheimer’s.  According to this Fox News article, researchers have found a genetic marker indicating that there is a mutation that influence the accumulation of a protein called Tau protein.  Those who have a higher buildup of this protein are usually more likely to develop dementia or Alzheimer’s than others.  We understand that there is still no cure for the disease, but progress such as this is the reason why there is hope for those who are affected.

A-1 Home Care in Studio City has over 20 years experience in Alzheimer Care, Parkinson Care, Arthritis Care, Incontinence Care, Bipolar Care, Special Needs Care, and we have the experience in hiring caregivers such as  Ruth Jackson, Natali Crystobal, and Linda Enriquez who fit our standards in quality of care.  Each of them has prior caregiving experience, and are covered by our liability/malpractice insurance.  We are proud to serve our communities in Studio City, Glendale, Pasadena, Century City, Hollywood, Sierra Madre, and have received generous praises them from thousands of testimonials.

Speak with our representatives at 818-980-0094, or you can visit www.studiocityhomecare.com to learn more.


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Care at Home For Seniors & Elderly in Studio City

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We always hear about high cholesterol when discussing around the topic of senior and elderly health, but what exactly is cholesterol and how having a high level can affect our health?  To understand its effects, we must first know how cholesterol work within our bodies.  According to the NIH Senior Health Page, cholesterol is a waxy/fat-like substance produced by the liver, circulates throughout the body in the bloodstream to help make hormones, digest food, and allow cells in the body to work properly.  However, if the cholesterol level is too high, buildup of cholesterol called plaque can occur.  For seniors and elderly, the advanced age means the higher chances and longer period for plaque to grow, thus possibly leading to diseases such as artherosclerosis, coronary heart disease, angina, and heart attack.  An important thing to note is that there are no symptoms for simply having high cholesterol, so knowing your cholesterol number is vital to preventing heart diseases.

A-1 Home Care in Studio City focuses on the human approach and interpersonal relationship when it comes to in home care for seniors & elderly.  Our caregivers are compassionate, dependable, and dedicated to provide their skills and experience in taking care of our clients.  With thousands of testimonials from satisfied clients from over 20 years in the business, we have received business from all over Los Angeles and Orange County, including Studio City, Burbank, Glendale, Pasadena, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, and other cities.  Whether it is the need for Parkinson Care, Diabetic Care, Incontinence Care, Alzheimer Care, Postpartum Care, Arthritis Care, and other at home care for the elderly, we can provide you with the flexible scheduling and compatibility that you are looking for.

Call today 818-980-0094 for 24 hour live in or hourly live out care, or visit www.studiocityhomecare.com to learn more about our services.


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Those with Higher Risk of Prostate Cancer

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Cancer can struck anytime on anyone, but studies have shown that there are those who are in higher risk for certain cancer like prostate cancer than others.  Here are a four major factors you or your loved ones should be aware of according to the Prostate Cancer Foundation.  First is age.  The average age of diagnosis for prostate cancer is 69 years old in the United States.  Next is the race of the person.  Statistics have shown African Americans are more likely to develop prostate cancer than other race groups.  Conversely, Asian men have the lowest risks if they live in Asian, for those who have moved west to the United States, their risks have increased.  Family history is also an indicator for risks in prostate cancer.  If a father or brother has previously been diagnosed with the disease, and when such diagnosis were at an younger age, risks become higher for the individual.  Lastly, the geographical difference of groups also mean different risk levels.  As mentioned above Asian males who have migrated toward west have a higher risk than those who do not.  For example, those who live in China has a 2% chance of getting prostate cancer, whereas those living in the United States have a 17% of getting the disease.  Understand these risk factors can help with motivation with an open dialogue with the doctor and early screening.

A-1 Home Care in Studio City understands the difficulties cancer cast upon the patient and the individual’s family.  Our caregivers are compassionate and respectful, and all have prior work experience so you can have a peace of mind when searching for an in home caregiver.  We specialize in Cancer Care, Parkinson Care, Arthritis Care, Hospice Care, After Surgery Care, Post Stroke Care, Respite Care, and other Senior Home Care Services.  From Studio City to Sherman Oaks, Burbank, West Hollywood, or Beverly Hills, no matter where you live in Los Angeles or Orange County, A-1 Home Care can provide the quality caregiver you are looking for.

Call us at 818-980-0094 today for more information, or visit our website www.studiocityhomecare.com now!