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El Paso El Paso County and Surrounding Areas

Care for Degenerative Disorders in El Paso

Homewatch CareGivers of El Paso has trained caregivers to deliver home care for MS (multiple sclerosis) and other degenerative disorders such as ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease), Parkinson’s disease, and more. While we have several clients who are living with a degenerative disorder, one man who is in 50s and living with multiple sclerosis (MS) is very, very happy with our services. He is a Medicaid client who needs over 40 hours of care per week (Medicare will pay for long-term care) and has been our client for over three years. While his cognitively well and communicative, he needs personal care for everything from toileting to bathing. Our caregiver is trained in how to properly move him, prepare meals, and transport him where he needs to go. Because of home care he is able to maintain his independence and still live in his own home.  

ALS or Lou Gehrig's Disease leads to muscle weakening and affects one’s ability to control voluntary movements of the muscles including those that control breathing. As a person progressively loses their ability to function independently, they will require additional care in the home. Our caregivers can assist with mobility and transfers, plan and prepare special diets to facilitate good nutrition, and offer emotional support allowing the client enough time to communicate, always being sensitive to the preservation of the client’s dignity.
Parkinson’s disease gradually affects the nervous system to the point where the affected person will need help with ambulation, daily chores, personal grooming, and more. Our caregivers have specialized training to help if your loved one experiences cognitive symptoms associated with Parkinson’s disease. We are here to support the family caregivers who may not be able to manage all of the care for all Parkinson’s symptoms.
The symptoms of multiple sclerosis vary by individual, but as this unpredictable and disabling illness of the central nervous system advances it disrupts the flow of information between the brain and the body. While many people with MS experience a years-long remission of the disease, others may lose the ability to walk and require additional care for daily activities.
Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and other types of arthritis can be extremely painful and affect a person’s ability to take care of themselves. Homewatch CareGivers is here to provide in home care when you or a loved one experience a flare up of osteoarthritis symptoms or rheumatoid arthritis pain. Know when to ask for additional help so that you can continue to live a full and independent life.