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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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  • Caregiver handing tea to an elderly man sitting on a couch with a cane

    October 20, 2021

    Ways to Improve Your Post-Op Surgical Recovery

    Having surgery is never an easy experience, but there are things you can do to improve your recovery period and minimize its impact on your life. We sat down with our team of caregivers to uncover the best tips and tricks for better recovery after surgery. Join us as [...]

  • October 6, 2021

    ameriCARE’s Resources for Better Engagement

    Advice, Resources, and Guidance from Our Expert Caregivers This month, we’re focusing on fighting the negative impact of loneliness and isolation. These feelings can lead to larger concerns like depression, malnutrition, failing health, and even dementia. That’s why we’ve put together our best resources, made by our team of [...]

  • Senior man talking with doctor

    September 22, 2021

    Respecting the Medical Concerns of Seniors

    All too often, we hear defeating stories from older people explaining their frustration with the medical system. There are a number of reasons seniors are hesitant to visit the doctor or even follow their health care plan like not having their medical concerns taken seriously, having to manage multiple [...]

  • Adult son talking with father over coffee

    September 7, 2021

    When is it Time for Extra Help?

    The AARP Assessment for Senior Caregiving The American Association of Retired Persons, more commonly known as AARP, is a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to helping prepare all people to live their best life post retirement. AARP advocates for things like better Social Security and equitable and affordable healthcare while [...]

  • Caregiver helping senior woman stretch her arm across her body

    August 31, 2021

    At-Home Exercises for Seniors

    Improving Day-to-Day Function Through Simple Exercises Depending on your location, getting in basic physical activity regularly can be difficult. This is true even more so for seniors. There can be several obstacles for older adults to get the exercise they need to maintain strength - from changes in weather [...]

  • August 13, 2021

    Happier @ Home – Important Statistics on Aging and In-Home Care to Consider as You Plan for the Future

    Planning for Care It’s never too early to create a care plan. Whether you are looking to find accommodations for an aging loved one or you want to know your own options, it’s important to plan ahead. At ameriCARE, we’ve put together some important statistics regarding aging, the need [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Senior woman standing next to husband in a wheelchair with her hands on his shoulders

    July 30, 2021

    Prepping Your Home for Aging in Place

    Making Your Home More Accessible for Your Future Needs According to the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, one in five Americans will be older than 65 in less than 20 years. That’s almost 80 million people. According to surveys, most of these people will want to [...]

  • smiling elderly woman in garden with pink flowers

    July 16, 2021

    Summer Safety for Aging Adults

    As temperatures are hitting record highs in many of our service areas, we wanted to share some resources about summer safety for aging adults. It’s easy to get swept up in the sun, sand, and fun, but higher temperatures also mean greater risk for things like heat stroke. Join [...]