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Cancer Prevention and Awareness for the Elderly

April 1, 2019

According to the United States Cancer Statistics,  the top cancers for 2013 were as follows:

  • Female breast cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Colon cancer
  • Skin cancer
  • Bladder cancer
  • Lymphoma cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Thyroid cancer

Across the board, cancer statistics are scary, but there are plenty of ways you could prevent cancer if you practice a healthy lifestyle.  As researchers learn more about different diseases and come with various medical resolutions, you can help an elderly loved one partake in making healthy choices in daily living.  A-1 Home Care helps seniors in Pasadena and surrounding areas to make those choices while you are away at work, so that nothing falls through the cracks.

How In-Home Care Can Help

If you are concerned that a loved one might develop cancer, a 24-hour caregiver will ensure that your elderly loved one is taking the steps to a healthier lifestyle.  Our caregivers will monitor your loved ones’ daily habits; they can alert you to areas of concern, such as use of tobacco, excessive consumption of alcohol, overeating or lack of physical activity.   Round-the-clock in-home care can still be helpful if your loved one has cancer; regardless of the stage, your loved one may feel too fatigued to do chores around the house.  Live-in care entails assistance with chores, cooking, cleaning, bathing, grooming and personal care.

About A-1 Home Care in Pasadena

A-1 Home Care is one of the few state-licensed home care agencies in California.  Established in 1991, we have tirelessly served seniors and their families in the communities of PasadenaGlendaleGlendoraBurbankSierra Madre, and other surrounding cities.  As a licensed, bonded and insured agency, we extensively screen each of our caregivers for their criminal background checks, DMV records and professional reference verification.  We aim to protect your elderly loved ones from predators and fraudulent scams!

To hire a caregiver today, call A-1 Home Care (626) 287-0250 or visit us online www.pasadenainhomecare.com for more details.