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Heart Attack Care in Whittier, CA

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When blood supply to any part of the heart muscle is interrupted, Myocardial Infarction, better known as heart attack, occurs because heart cells are damaged or destroyed. Individuals who experience heart attack may feel the gradual onset of symptoms such as chest pain, shortness of breath, light-headedness, and in extreme cases, sudden death, however many Elderly individuals may experience no chest pain or symptoms at all.

After a heart attack, the survivor must take proactive measures to prevent a second heart attack from occurring. Heart attacks are oftentimes the product of previous medical conditions or lifestyle choices such as Diabetes, Hypertension, heart disease, obesity, and lack of exercise. The heart muscle may be permanently damaged, making it weaker and making the heart conduct electrical impulses slower, bringing on the risk of even more complications such as lethal ventricular fibrillation.

If your Elderly or Senior loved one has had a heart attack and you’re worried about their day to day well-being, A-1 Home Care can help by providing a compassionate caregiver for Heart Attack Care on a 24 hour Live-In Care or Hourly Care basis. Our caregivers can help your loved one with various activities of daily living ranging from personal care to eating more healthily and exercising regularly. If your loved one is prescribed any medication to manage chest pain or prevent blood clotting in coronary arteries, our caregivers can ensure that your loved one takes their medication on a timely basis.

All of our Heart Attack caregivers, nurse aides, companions, and home helpers must have at least 2 years of prior at home caregiving experience, verifiable professional references, a National Background Check/DMV Check, Tuberculosis testing, Malpractice/Liability insurance, First Aid/CPR training, and a personal interview with our office staff.

Myocardial Infarction Care in Downey Norwalk and Cerritos

A-1 Home Care is a Licensed Bonded and Insured non-medical homecare agency that has been a care provider in Los Angeles County since 1991 with an A+ Rating from the Better Business Bureau, Shield Accreditation, and memberships with the National Care Planning Council and Chamber of Commerce of Torrance, Santa Fe Springs, Pasadena, and Newport Beach.

We serve the LA communities of Whittier, Downey, Norwalk, Santa Fe Springs, La Mirada, Hacienda Heights, Montebello, Lakewood, Cerritos, Long Beach, Pico Rivera, Los Angeles, Brentwood, Studio City, Santa Monica, Torrance, Beverly Hills, San Marino, and others in Los Angeles County.

If your loved one has long term insurance, we accept Penn Treaty, CALPERS, MetLife Insurance, John Hancock, Veteran Administration, and Bankers’ Life & Casualty.

To interview and hire a compassionate caregiver in your area today, CALL us at 562-929-8400 for a FREE in-home assessment.


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