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Caregiver Resource Articles

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Staying Active During the Colder Winter Months

January 24th, 2020|Categories: Elderly Care|

Winter is in full swing in all the cities we serve. From the mid-50s of Arizona and California to the chilly 30s and 40s of the east coast, it’s getting harder and harder to stay physically active throughout the season. Seniors or those healing from injury or illness have [...]

Unintentional Weight Loss in Seniors

January 10th, 2020|Categories: Elderly Care|

As January begins, many people set their new year’s resolution to lose weight. It’s become such a popular trend that January has become National Healthy Weight Awareness Month. Many see losing weight as a positive sign of health; however, many seniors face unintentional weight loss which can be a [...]

Celebrating the Holidays with Caregivers

November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Elderly Care|

The holiday season can be an emotional time for many people, including those offering and receiving care for limited ability due to age or illness. For those offering care, it may mean time away from their own family and friends, an increased level of worry about their clients, and [...]

In-Home Care and Homemaking for Veterans

November 8th, 2019|Categories: Elderly Care|

There is a common misconception that in-home care is reserved for elderly persons seeking assistance to maintain independence by getting outside help with daily tasks. While in-home services are a great fit for older folks looking to stay in their home longer, they are also beneficial for a number [...]

A Refresher on Vitamin D for Seniors

October 11th, 2019|Categories: Elderly Care|

As Harvard Medical School points out “Vitamin D’s best-known role is to keep bones healthy by increasing the intestinal absorption of calcium.” According to their recent article, when humans have a vitamin D deficiency, they can only absorb about 10 – 15% of their dietary intake of calcium, when [...]

8 Ways Caregivers Can Help Reduce Falls

September 27th, 2019|Categories: Elderly Care|

At AmeriCare, we practice continuous learning in order to provide the best care possible to those seeking in-home services. Keeping up on the latest practices and techniques not only improves our care, it also allows us to help the loved ones of those in need of services better understand [...]