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  • March 15, 2021

    What Is Senior Isolation, And What Can You Do To Help?

    There is a host of research showing that social support is a predicting factor for emotional and physical well-being. Isolation is a threat to psychological health, physical health, and, ultimately, survival. This is true for every human being, but, unfortunately, seniors are more prone to such dangers in today's [...]

  • March 5, 2021

    Are Weighted Blankets Safe For Seniors?

    Sleep is a priority no matter what age you are; however, it seems fleeting when you get older, with many seniors suffering from insomnia. It's been said weighted blankets are beneficial for the elderly. So are they helpful, and furthermore, are they safe? Weighted blankets are safe for seniors [...]

  • February 18, 2021

    What is Home Care in San Francisco ?

    Watching our loved ones age isn’t easy. In our current culture, it’s harder than ever to feel certain that daily needs are being met. Whether family members live far away or have restricted contact because of health concerns, most feel that current video technology isn’t enough to ensure that [...]

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  • 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 [...]

  • June 25, 2021

    Complications from Alzheimer’s Disease

    Understanding the Extent of Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s Disease is a progressive neurologic disorder that causes brain cells to die and the brain to shrink. It is the number one cause of dementia – which manifests as a continuous decline in thinking, behavioral and social skills that affect a person’s [...]

  • June 11, 2021

    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 [...]

  • May 28, 2021

    Understanding Arthritis Pain, Causes, and Management

    While pain is an unpleasant sensation, it plays a vital role in the body’s defense system. Without pain, we wouldn’t know if we have been injured, are sick, or if we have a life-threatening illness. Pain, however, can occur without an obvious cause or can be a symptom of [...]

  • 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. [...]

  • May 13, 2021

    What You Can Learn from National Blood Pressure Education Month

    The American Heart Association, in partnership with the National Forum for Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention and the Million Hearts initiative, have named May National Blood Pressure Education Month in an effort to help people understand the importance of hypertension control and heart health. Our team at ameriCARE put [...]

  • April 30, 2021

    Stress Management for Seniors

    We often associate getting older with getting to live a more relaxed life. We refer to it as our “golden years” or “third act” when we can retire, winter in warmer climates, and have free time to pursue our hobbies and passions, but it is important to remember that [...]

  • 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 [...]