They say that your golden years are the best years of your life. For most older Americans, that's how it should be - a time to relax, reflect, and live life in a familiar place. After all, senior citizens in the U.S. have worked tirelessly to build a better economy, serve their communities, and raise families.
However, as seniors grow older, sometimes they cannot live independently without someone by their side to provide care. Unfortunately, some older Americans aren't able to rely on their adult children for help. The reality in today's world is that family members do not have the skills or time to dedicate to caring for their parents. That's where Always Best Care Senior Services comes in.
Our in-home care services are for people who prefer to stay at home as they grow older but need ongoing care that family or friends cannot provide. More and more older adults prefer to live in the comforts or their home rather than in an assisted living community. Home care in Lomita, CA is a safe, effective way to give your loved ones the care they need when they need it the most.
Since 1996, Always Best Care has provided non-medical in-home care for seniors to help them maintain a healthy lifestyle as they age. We are proud to have helped tens of thousands of seniors to maintain a higher level of dignity and respect. We focus on providing seniors with the highest level of home care available so that they may live happily and independently.
Unlike some senior care companies, we genuinely want to be included in our clients' lives. We believe that personalized care is always the better option over a "one size fits all" approach. To make sure our senior clients receive the best care possible, we pair them with compassionate caregivers who understand their unique needs.
The Always Best Care difference lies in life's little moments - where compassionate care and trustworthy experience come together to help seniors live a fruitful, healthy life. Whether you are an aging adult that can't quite keep up with life's daily tasks or the child of a senior who needs regular in-home care services in Lomita, CA. Always Best Care is here to help.
Home is where the heart is. While that saying can sound a tad cliche, it's especially true for many seniors living in America. When given a choice, older adults most often prefer to grow older at home. An AARP study found that three out of four adults over the age of 50 want to stay in their homes and communities as they age. When you begin to think about why, it makes sense. Home offers a sense of security, comfort, and familiarity.
The truth is, as we age, we begin to rely on others for help. When a family is too busy or lives too far away to fulfill this role, in-home senior care is often the best solution. Home care services allow seniors to enjoy personal independence while also receiving trustworthy assistance from a trained caregiver.
At Always Best Care, we offer a comprehensive range of home care services to help seniors stay healthy while they get the help they need to remain independent. As your senior loved one ages, giving them the gift of senior care is one of the best ways to show your love, even if you live far away.
To give our senior clients the best care possible, we offer a full spectrum of in-home care services:
If your senior loved one has specific care needs, our personal care services are a great choice to consider. Personal care includes the standard caregiving duties associated with companion care and includes help with tasks such as dressing and grooming. Personal care can also help individuals with chronic conditions like diabetes or Parkinson's or Alzheimer's.
Sometimes, seniors need helpful reminders to maintain a high quality of life at home. If you or your senior has trouble with everyday tasks like cooking, our home helper services will be very beneficial.
Using this kind of care is a fantastic way to make life easier for you or your senior loved one. At Always Best Care, our talented caregivers often fill the role of a companion for seniors. That way, older adults can enjoy their favorite activities and hobbies while also receiving the care they need daily or weekly.
According to AARP, more than 53 million adults living in the U.S. provide care to someone over 50 years old. Unfortunately, these caregivers experience stress, exhaustion, and even depression. Our respite care services help family caregivers address urgent obligations, spend time with their children, and enjoy other activities. Perhaps more importantly, respite care gives family members time to recharge and regroup. Taking personal time to de-stress helps reduce the risks of caregiver burnout.
When it comes to non-medical home care, our goal is to become a valuable part of your senior's daily routine. That way, we may help give them the highest quality of life possible. We know that staying at home is important for your loved one, and we are here to help make sure that is possible. If you have been on the fence about non-medical home care, there has never been a better time than now to give your senior the care, assistance, and companionship they deserve.
Always Best Care in-home services are for older adults who prefer to stay at home but need ongoing care that friends and family cannot provide. In-home care is a safe, effective way for seniors to age gracefully in a familiar place and live independent, non-institutionalized lives. The benefits of non-medical home care are numerous. Here are just a few reasons to consider senior care services from Always Best Care:
While it's true that some seniors have complicated medical needs that prevent them from staying at home, aging in place is often the best arrangement for seniors and their families. With a trusted caregiver, seniors have the opportunity to live with a sense of dignity and do so as they see fit.
In-home care makes it possible for millions of seniors to age in place every year. Rather than moving to a unfamiliar assisted living community, seniors have the chance to stay at home where they feel the happiest and most comfortable.
How much does a senior's home truly mean to them?
A study published by the American Society on Aging found that more than half of seniors say their home's emotional value means more than how much their home is worth in monetary value. It stands to reason, that a senior's home is where they want to grow old. With the help of elderly care in Lomita, CA, seniors don't have to age in a sterilized care facility. Instead, they can age gracefully in the place they want to be most: their home. In contrast, seniors who move to a long-term care facility must adapt to new environments, new people, and new systems that the facility implements. At this stage in life, this kind of drastic change can be more harmful than helpful.
Institutional care facilities like nursing homes often put large groups of people together to live in one location. On any given day, dozens of staff members and caregivers run in and out of these facilities. Being around so many new people in a relatively small living environment can be dangerous for a seniors' health and wellbeing. When you consider that thousands of seniors passed away in nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic, opting for in-home care is often a safer, healthier choice for seniors. Aging in place has been shown to improve seniors' quality of life, which helps boost physical health and also helps insulate them from viral and bacterial risks found in elderly living facilities.
For many seniors, the ability to live independently with assistance from a caregiver is a priceless option. With in-home care, seniors experience a higher level of independence and freedom - much more so than in other settings like an assisted living community. When a senior has the chance to age in place, they get to live life on their own terms, inside the house that they helped make into a home. More independence means more control over their personal lives, too, which leads to increased levels of fulfillment, happiness, and personal gratification. Over time, these positive feelings can manifest into a healthier, longer life.
More independence, a healthier life, and increased comfort are only a few benefits of aging in place. You have to take into consideration the role of cost and convenience. Simply put, it's usually easier to help seniors age in place than it is to move them into an institutional care facility. In-home care services from Always Best Care, for instance, can be less expensive than long-term solutions, which can cost upwards of six figures per year. To make matters worse, many residential care facilities are reluctant to accept long-term care insurance and other types of payment assistance.
With Always Best Care's home care services, seniors and their families have a greater level of control over their care plans. In-home care in Lomita, CA gives seniors the chance to form a bond with a trusted caregiver and also receive unmatched care that is catered to their needs. In long-term care facilities, seniors and their loved ones have much less control over their care plan and have less of a say in who provides their care.
In-home care is a valuable resource that empowers seniors to age in place on their own terms. However, a big concern for many families and their loved ones is how much in-home care costs. If you're worried that in-home care is too expensive, you may be pleasantly surprised to learn that it is one of the most affordable senior care arrangements available.
Typically, hiring an Always Best Care in-home caregiver for a few hours a week is more affordable than sending your loved one to a long-term care facility. This is true even for seniors with more complex care needs.
At Always Best Care, we will work closely with you and your family to develop a Care Plan that not only meets your care needs, but your budget requirements, too. Once we discover the level of care that you or your senior need, we develop an in-home care plan that you can afford.
When you or your senior loved one needs assistance managing daily tasks at home, finding a qualified caregiver can be challenging. It takes a special kind of person to provide reliable care for your senior loved one. However, a caregiver's role involves more than meal preparation and medication reminders. Many seniors rely on their caregivers for companionship, too.
Our companion care services give seniors the chance to socialize in a safe environment and engage in activities at home. These important efforts boost morale and provide much-needed relief from repetitive daily routines. A one-on-one, engaging conversation can sharpen seniors' minds and give them something in which to be excited.
At Always Best Care, we only hire care providers that we would trust to care for our own loved ones. Our senior caregivers in Lomita,CA understand how important it is to listen and communicate with their seniors. A seemingly small interaction, like a short hug goodbye, can make a major difference in a senior's day. Instead of battling against feelings of isolation, seniors begin to look forward to seeing their caregiver each week.
Understanding the nuances of senior care is just one of the reasons why our care providers are so great at their job.
Unlike some senior care companies, our caregivers must undergo extensive training before they work for Always Best Care. In addition, our caregivers receive ongoing training throughout the year. This training ensures that their standard of care matches up to the high standards we've come to expect. During this training, they will brush up on their communication skills, safety awareness, and symptom spotting. That way, your loved one receives the highest level of non-medical home care from day one.
The first step in getting quality in-home care starts with a personal consultation with an experienced Care Coordinator. This initial consultation is crucial for our team to learn more about you or your elderly loved one to discover the level of care required. Topics of this consultation typically include:
An assessment of your senior loved one
An in-depth discussion of the needs of your senior loved one to remain in their own home
Reviewing a detailed Care Plan that will meet your senior loved one's needs
Global Digit Solutions LLC (+1-424-328-5127) have recently updated their professional services, offering support with tax preparation, annuity, public notarization, and fingerprinting.Lomita, United States – November 24, 2021 —The public notary and tax preparation service provider can now offer a range of professional solutions for people looking for a qualified team to help them complete official documentation and public paperwork.Interested parties can find out more by visiting ...
Global Digit Solutions LLC (+1-424-328-5127) have recently updated their professional services, offering support with tax preparation, annuity, public notarization, and fingerprinting.
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Their broad range of professional services includes assistance for tax filing, scanning fingerprints, notarizing affidavits and loans, as well as soliciting life insurance and annuity. Their team offers reliable solutions for people looking for help in completing government paperwork or understanding official proceedings.
Global Digit Solutions CEO Success Akpan founded the company in order to facilitate dealings between the local community and government. The Lomita-based tax preparation and document notarization service provider operates throughout California. They provide assistance with verified tax returns, official documentation, and fingerprint scans in order to help clients confirm their identity or complete legal paperwork.
This includes biometrics, fingerprinting for immigration purposes, official public notarization, and income tax services. More specifically, they can provide certified notaries for people who are buying or selling property, ordering their affairs and writing a will, or giving a legal testimony. They have extensive experience in offering accurate income tax services and are registered as members of the National Notary Association.
They can provide live scan fingerprinting, including biometrics for the purpose of FBI verification, as well as for visa and immigration purposes. Moreover, they can help people arrange life insurance and annuity documents that will support their family financially in the event of their demise, as well as provide tax benefits and additional income during retirement. They are committed to professionalism and confidentially, offering both on-site and mobile services.
A spokesperson for the company said, “Nothing says professionalism like Global Digit Solutions LLC. Across California, people depend on us when interacting with the government or handling any official proceedings… Contact us today in Lomita, CA, for more information about our fingerprinting, notarizing, and tax services.”
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Days before nearly 4 million residents in Los Angeles County will be asked to suspend outdoor watering for 15 days from Sept. 6 to Sept. 20, and during one of the worst heat waves of the year, officials with the Metropolitan Water District shared details about repairing the leak in a massive water pipeline.Residents of dozens of cities and communities from Burbank to Long Beach, and from Malibu to Pomona, will be impacted by the restrictions during the repairs. The city of Los Angeles is not under the 15-day no-watering order that aff...
Days before nearly 4 million residents in Los Angeles County will be asked to suspend outdoor watering for 15 days from Sept. 6 to Sept. 20, and during one of the worst heat waves of the year, officials with the Metropolitan Water District shared details about repairing the leak in a massive water pipeline.
Residents of dozens of cities and communities from Burbank to Long Beach, and from Malibu to Pomona, will be impacted by the restrictions during the repairs. The city of Los Angeles is not under the 15-day no-watering order that affects many of its suburbs.
The repairs were required after officials discovered a leak in the 36-mile-long Upper Feeder pipeline owned by the Metropolitan Water District, which moves water from the Colorado River to California.
Officials said that in April they discovered the leak, whose location they won’t identify aside from saying it is in Riverside County. The pipeline has been providing water at a reduced capacity following efforts by a crew to perform temporary repairs.
Now, the district plans to fix it permanently to avoid a disastrous failure of one of the region’s most crucial water systems.
“What we want to make sure is that we don’t have a catastrophic failure of that critical pipe,” said Adel Hagekhalil, the Metropolitan Water District’s general manager, during a Tuesday, Aug. 30 press conference. “Because if that fails,” he said, “it’ll be an emergency and we will lose water.”
Hagekhalil referred to the repairs needed for the leaking pipe as performing “emergency surgery versus a catastrophic surgery.”
Although the streaming press conference held on Tuesday was marred by sound problems, Hagekhalil got across his message that the leak is a reminder that the water district needs to invest in its aging infrastructure.
Brent Yamasaki, the district’s system operations manager, said during the press conference that “the shutdown has been months in the making.”
“Imagine you’ve got a bridge with a pipeline on it, it’s 1,000 feet (across) and it crosses a river,” Yamasaki said. “You don’t want to do this in the wintertime when it’s raining.” He said crews will be working 24/7 to complete the repairs.
Maritza Fairfield, a spokeswoman with the Metropolitan Water District, said in a phone interview that the district is declining to share the exact location of the broken pipeline in Riverside County due to security concerns.
The pipeline has been running at reduced capacity since the district discovered that a bellows joint had cracked, Fairfield said, adding that crews “applied a temporary repair that allowed us to keep operating at reduced capacity.” Bellows joints are flexible elements that absorb movements in a pipe system.
“As soon as we were made aware of it, we made the temporary repair,” she said, adding that it took crews nearly 10 weeks to manufacture a bellows joint to replace the joint that cracked.
It’s unclear how large the leak was, but the district doesn’t normally shut down a pipeline for minor repairs, Fairfield noted.
“It’s more of a leak that we need to address now,” she said. “It’s definitely significant.”
Now that a replacement for the broken part is ready to be installed, officials said, the district is ready to complete long-term repairs.
The reason the district launched repairs during one of the worst heat waves of the year, Fairfield explained, is because “we can’t project the weather ahead of time. We did wait until after Labor Day to be able to schedule this shutdown, but we have to do the work.”
Starting Sept. 6, the Upper Feeder pipe will stop operating completely to allow workers to conduct repairs.
The Upper Feeder delivers water from the Colorado River, but during the repairs, Fairfield said, the district will be switching over to supplies from the California State Water Project — a multipurpose water storage and delivery system that stretches nearly 705 miles and delivers water through a network of canals, pipelines, reservoirs and hydroelectric power facilities.
In a normal year, a pipeline shutdown wouldn’t be an issue, Fairfield said, because the district would just switch over to the State Water Project’s supply. But those supplies are extremely limited due to the record-breaking drought, she said, adding that “the situation is more difficult.”
The upcoming water ban sparked criticism from residents and businesses who feared the two-week shutdown would destroy their trees, gardens and lawns.
Officials with the water district recommended using water collected from the shower to water plants, and to start deep-watering trees on Sept. 5, the day before the start of the ban. They said mulching is important to saving gardens and trees. Experts say using mulch can save 20-30 gallons of water per 1,000 square feet each time residents water their gardens and lawns.
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In 1992, a group of Harbor Area parents armed with shovels and a dream set to work to convert several acres of dirt — leased from the U.S. Navy — into a youth sports complex.What emerged was lighted softball and baseball fields along the perimeter of San Pedro and Lomita, on North Gaffey Street and on Western Avenue.Since then, property maintenance has largely been shouldered by the volunteers where San Pedro Girls Softball, San Pedro Athletic Complex and Lomita Little League all play year-round.San Pedro Gir...
In 1992, a group of Harbor Area parents armed with shovels and a dream set to work to convert several acres of dirt — leased from the U.S. Navy — into a youth sports complex.
What emerged was lighted softball and baseball fields along the perimeter of San Pedro and Lomita, on North Gaffey Street and on Western Avenue.
Since then, property maintenance has largely been shouldered by the volunteers where San Pedro Girls Softball, San Pedro Athletic Complex and Lomita Little League all play year-round.
San Pedro Girls Softball was one of the first organized youth softball programs for girls in the area and several players went on to go to college on athletic scholarships.
But come Dec. 31, it all could be lost.
That’s when a new U.S. Department of Defense policy goes into effect that could force the groups to pay up to $10,000 to $12,000 a year for the lease, one leader said — under a requirement that groups pay “fair market value.” They currently pay $850 a year.
Jesse “Chuy” Ibarra of San Pedro, one of the main architects of the fields back when his son was only 2 years old, along with Teri Sardisco, who’s headed up the girls’ softball program, are working with both the Navy and city of Los Angeles to work something out.
“The Navy has been exploring alternatives that may allow for continued community use of the ball fields,” said Gregg Smith, spokesman at the Naval Weapons Station in Seal Beach.
“We are (also) currently working with the cities of Los Angeles and Lomita on the possibility of entering into Intergovernmental Support Agreements, whereby the cities would take over ball field management,” he added. “The cities would then be able to allow community use of the fields without the requirement for fair market value payments.”
The office of U.S. Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragan, D-San Pedro, also has been working on a resolution in meetings with the Secretary of the Navy.
Hundreds of youngsters from San Pedro, Lomita, Wilmington and Carson could be impacted if something isn’t worked out.
“I have about 28 groups down there,” said Ibarra, now a retired U.S. Custom’s officer who served in the U.S. Marines, as did his son. His three daughters played at the fields through the years and earned scholarships to college.
Parents and families still help maintain the facility, putting in grass and reseeding the fields. They’ve acquired shipping containers over the years to use as storage and snack shops. Batting cages were also added, along with lights.
After the facilities went dark in 2020 because of the pandemic, the parents later helped repair the damage that occurred to the fields while they sat vacant. The vandalism included broken toilets and sinks.
The 2019 policy change at the federal level, Smith said, now requires organizations pay fair market value to use the property.
Before that, the Navy could only charge minimal administrative fees. Any rent requirements were typically waived, he said.
“The Secretary of Defense memo (on the new policy) is pretty direct,” Smith said.
Ball leagues, he said, are classified as non-federal entities and must now be charged fair market rates.
With the clock ticking, it appears everyone is trying to figure out a solution, though none yet has been found.
“Closing the place down is going to be a sin,” Ibarra said. “These kids go down there and get a place to work out. We have 6- and 7-year-olds who walk around like they’re big leaguers.”
Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, announced the enactment of a government funding package that includes $13,153,127 in Community Project Funding that she secured for the 43rd district of California. This funding responds directly to some of the most pressing needs in the district. The bill was signed into law by President Biden on March 15th after passing the House of Representatives on March 9th – with Congresswoman Wate...
Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, announced the enactment of a government funding package that includes $13,153,127 in Community Project Funding that she secured for the 43rd district of California. This funding responds directly to some of the most pressing needs in the district. The bill was signed into law by President Biden on March 15th after passing the House of Representatives on March 9th – with Congresswoman Waters’ vote – and passing the Senate the following day.
“I am incredibly pleased to have secured $13,153,127 in Community Project Funding in this bill that I know will have a profound impact on my district,” Congresswoman Waters said. “These investments support working families, help underserved areas, and foster economic development, making a real difference in the lives of so many in our diverse community. I am proud to have fought for funding that will make our community healthier, stronger, and more resilient.”
Congresswoman Waters championed funding for 10 projects that will directly benefit residents throughout the 43rd district. These include:
§ $235,127 for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2075 Rehabilitation Project, Hawthorne, CA.
§ $350,000 for the El Camino College student support services project, Torrance, CA.
§ $500,000 for the Hawthorne Affordable Housing Improvements Project, Hawthorne, CA.
§ $500,000 for the South Bay Workforce Investment Board for workforce development activities, Hawthorne, CA.
§ $938,000 for the Torrance Airport Storm Water Basin Project, Torrance, CA.
§ $940,000 for the Lomita Water System Improvements Project, Lomita, CA.
§ $1,400,000 for the Gardena Community Aquatic & Senior Center, Gardena, CA.
§ $1,500,000 for the Los Angeles Southwest College student support services project, Los Angeles, CA.
§ $3,000,000 for the Downtown Inglewood Revitalization Project, Inglewood, CA.
§ $3,790,000 for the North Gardena Recycled Water Lateral Project, Gardena, CA.
The government funding package will help middle class families with the cost of living, create American jobs, support the vulnerable, and help small businesses that are key to our economic future. Taken together, the funding for the 43rd district and the funding for critical government programs throughout the United States will reverse decades of disinvestment in our communities and strengthen our nation.
Cannabis use is legal in California. But cities and counties can prohibit cannabis businesses, like retail. As a result, the state is a patchwork of areas where it is and is not legal to establish a cannabis business.Find which cannabis businesses are allowed whereThis map shows which cities and counties license cannabis businesses. To see which ones license a specific type of business, use the “filter by business type” dropdown. Select a specific county to view a detailed county map.The Department of Canna...
Cannabis use is legal in California. But cities and counties can prohibit cannabis businesses, like retail. As a result, the state is a patchwork of areas where it is and is not legal to establish a cannabis business.
This map shows which cities and counties license cannabis businesses. To see which ones license a specific type of business, use the “filter by business type” dropdown. Select a specific county to view a detailed county map.
The Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) compiled the data on this page in February 2022. The DCC reviewed city and county laws and websites. The DCC also contacted some cities and counties for this information. If you’re a city or county official and think your data is not correct, email [email protected].
Cannabis businesses are regulated in two ways:
The state issues licenses based on the type of activity that a business performs. State license types include:
Each city or county can decide whether to license cannabis businesses in their area. They can:
Counties can decide which types of cannabis businesses they license or prohibit. But county rules only apply to the unincorporated parts of the county. They do not apply to incorporated cities that are within the county.
Incorporated cities can decide which types they license or prohibit within their city. Their rules do not need to align with the rules of the county where they’re located.
Some cities and counties license a type of cannabis business, but also put restrictions on it. For example, they may limit the number of businesses that can get a license. Due to these limits, there are 4.5 retail licenses per 100K people in California (as of July 2022).
If you’re interested in starting a cannabis business, you can:
If you want to buy safe and legal cannabis, find a licensed retailer in your area.