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A Better Solution Inc~~ celebrates Nurses week

We here at A Better Solution, are pleased to say that we have worked with many great nurses. Being in the field, taking care of the elderly, has never been an easy job, and our caregivers at A Better Solution work hand-in-hand with nurses from all disciplines. We are proud to say that we work closely with hospice nurses, home health nurses, and case management R.N.’s . It takes a special person to place their needs secondary to anothers’ care. We are hopeful at A Better Solution that everyone will take a moment to celebrate our nurses and the nurses

Prepare for June! National Safety Month!

June is National Safety Month!! Here at A Better Solution in Home Care, we are committed to improving the quality of life for the families and seniors we care for. June is National Safety month and the perfect time for us to share with you some helpful ways to make sure you or your loved ones are safe and sound in their homes. Did you know that falls are among the leading causes of death and injury in the older population? Families can reduce the risks of accidents by ensuring that their older loved ones have the proper medical care

Saluting Senior Citizens is Our Mission for August at a Better Solution

Did You Know? On August 21st 1988, President Ronald Reagan declared August 21st as National Senior Citizens Day. The proclamation stated “For all they have achieved throughout life and for all they continue to accomplish, we owe older citizens our thanks and heartfelt salute. We can best demonstrate our gratitude and esteem by making sure that our communities are good places in which to mature and grow older- places in which older people can participate to the fullest and can find the encouragement, acceptance, assistance, and services they need to continue to lead lives of independence and dignity.” Here at

Lia Smith leads “A Better Solution In Home Care” with a rare breed of compassion

Lia Smith is the Owner and CEO of A Better Solution In Home Care, Inc. We know that care for our seniors is needed, and there is never a shortage in the demand for dedicated and passionate caregivers in this field. Lia began her career as a caregiver and has been in the business for over 25 years. With a deep passion for seniors, she never envisioned owning her own business, but the call on her life was too strong for her to ignore. Now in its fourteenth year, ABS is the largest African American-owned homecare business in California and

From the Desk of The CEO–Caregiver Ettiquette

Caregiver Etiquette Tips~~ You may ask yourself, what would the OWNER of a home care agency know about caregiver etiquette? Except how she wants her caregivers to act? Well that may be true of most owners, but Lia Smith, the owner of A Better Solution In Home Care, Inc. started her journey as a CNA in Skilled Nursing Facilities and moved into Private Duty, when she was pregnant with her daughter almost 28 years ago. What I have learned about Caregiving that a lot of owners do not understand, is that every client is different, so every caregiving experience is