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  • Older man with walker sitting on park bench with an older woman smiling

    July 30, 2021

    Tips on Postoperative Home Care in San Francisco

    Many patients rightly fear surgery because it is an uncharted territory for them. Many also worry about the potential risks and complications associated with the surgical procedure. Patients and their loved ones take time to prepare for surgery and gain information about the procedure and required medications. They also [...]

  • May 24, 2021

    What Can Home Care Specialists Do For Me in San Francisco?

    Loss of independence is common among San Francisco's senior population and that’s where home care specialists can help. As individuals transition from middle age to old age, they often experience various challenges brought about by the natural effects of aging, making independent living more complicated than it once was. [...]

  • April 15, 2021

    4 Tips For Post-Operative Care & Recovery At Home | San Francisco

    Most people have a plan to prepare for surgery, but post-operative care at home is just as critical when recovering from any procedure.  Post-op care starts in the hospital, where your doctors can oversee medication management and keep any complications at bay. While this varies with the kind of [...]

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  • Senior woman with walking cane being helped up after a fall

    September 28, 2022

    A Caregiver’s Guide to Reducing Fall Risk

    The Real Dangers of Falling Each year, over 3 million older Americans are treated in emergency departments for injuries related to falls. Of those, 800,000 are hospitalized due to their fall injury, most often from head trauma or hip fractures. (CDC) The facts on falling are staggering: [...]

  • Smiling senior woman walking outside with caregiver

    September 7, 2022

    Make the Most of Healthy Aging Month with These Resources

    September is Healthy Aging Month, one of our favorite times of the year! Our care teams work hard to stay up-to-date on all the ways we can help promote the health of our senior clients and we’ve put these resources together for you. Check out key resources for better [...]

  • Smiling senior couple on walk outside

    August 24, 2022

    Self-Care is for Everyone

    Finding New Ways to Live Better, Feel Better, and Age Better The term self-care has been used a lot lately, but what does it really mean? To many, it can feel a little self-indulgent, but really, self-care means taking care of yourself so that you can be healthy, feel [...]

  • Caregiver and elderly woman smiling and laughing together on couch

    August 10, 2022

    Redefining In-Home Care

    Engaging, Customized, Reliable Care for the Ones You Love Most It is a hard truth to acknowledge that we all, at some point in our lives, will need support through injury, illness, or old age. At ameriCARE, we believe that all people deserve dignified, thoughtful care during these moments. [...]

  • ameriCARE logo with "Dedicated to Care in the Face of Adversity" over teal background

    July 27, 2022

    Dedicated to Care in the Face of Adversity

    What Does it Really Mean to Be a Caregiver? At ameriCARE, the cornerstone to our care model is seeking out dedicated, compassionate, and capable caregivers who are called to help others and then connecting them with people in need of support throughout our communities. It takes the right kind [...]

  • Smiling senior woman holding mug sitting at dining table with caregiver

    July 13, 2022

    Why Is Independence an Important Part of Healthy Aging?

    Over the years, we’ve talked a lot about the different ways we can help people stay independent longer. We have a number of articles and resources dedicated to educating the public on how best to prepare for aging in place and how to get support. But today, we want [...]

  • Elderly woman holding back of wrist against forehead due to heat

    June 23, 2022

    How to Spot and Address Heat-Related Illness

    Stay Alert, Act Quickly, Save Lives It’s summer which means we get to spend extra time outside in the sunshine! But with higher temperatures and more sun comes the risk of heat-related illness. Join our care team as we review heat-related illness, how to spot it, and how to [...]

  • June 9, 2022

    Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month – A Resource Guide from ameriCARE’s In-Home Care Experts

    Did you know that June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month? We know, it seems like there’s a month for everything, but this one is especially important for our clients. Throughout the year, we connect many clients with dedicated, experienced in-home care professionals that provide much-needed support for Alzheimer’s [...]

  • Caregiver helping woman holding cane walk

    May 24, 2022

    Better Stroke Recovery with In-Home Care

    Know What You’re Facing - Facts About Strokes in the United States Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke. Every 3.5 minutes, someone dies of stroke. Every year, more than 795,000 people in the U.S. have [...]