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2805, 2021

Understanding Arthritis Pain, Causes, and Management

May 28th, 2021|Categories: Elderly Care|

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 [...]

1305, 2021

What You Can Learn from National Blood Pressure Education Month

May 13th, 2021|Categories: Elderly Care|

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 [...]

1504, 2021

Why Everyone Should Plan for Long-Term Care

April 15th, 2021|Categories: Elderly Care|

For most people, daily activities seem trivial – we often take our ability to complete basic tasks without issue for granted. However, many things can happen to inhibit our ability to completely care for ourselves like injury, illness, or inability. In fact, the average life expectancy in the US [...]

3003, 2021

A Reminder on Heart Health and What You Can Do From Home

March 30th, 2021|Categories: Elderly Care|

As we greet spring, it’s easy to get caught up in our every day lives – planting the garden, taking trips to visit loved ones, and getting through that tough spring cleaning. But with more activity, comes an even greater responsibility to pay attention to our heart health. At [...]

2602, 2021

National Pistachio Day – Celebrating a Great Power Food for Seniors

February 26th, 2021|Categories: Elderly Care|

This Friday, February 26th is National Pistachio Day and we’re here to celebrate! We know it sounds a little silly to have a whole day dedicated to one little nut, but the truth is, pistachios, along with other nuts, are an incredible addition to senior diets. The [...]

1202, 2021

Planning for Successful Cardiac Rehabilitation – How In-Home Care Can Make All the Difference

February 12th, 2021|Categories: Elderly Care|

The American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) is working to draw attention to the impact of cardiac rehabilitation in reducing the potentially devastating effects of heart disease through Cardiac Rehabilitation Week. (AACVPR) The staff at the Mayo Clinic explains, “Cardiac rehabilitation often involves exercise training, emotional support, [...]

2901, 2021

National Puzzle Day – Celebrate and Stay Sharp

January 29th, 2021|Categories: Elderly Care, Uncategorized|

January 29, 2021 is National Puzzle Day and we’re here to help you celebrate! Puzzles actually encompass a number of games that require players to strategically assemble pieces to create a complete structure including word searches, jigsaw puzzles, Sudoku, crossword puzzles, 3D structure puzzles, and even Rubik’s cubes. Puzzles [...]

1501, 2021

Glaucoma – What Seniors Need to Know

January 15th, 2021|Categories: Elderly Care|

1 - Glaucoma is a leading cause of irreversible blindness in the United States and the world. According to BrightFocus, a nonprofit organization dedicated to funding research to help defeat Alzheimer’s disease, macular degeneration, and glaucoma, more than three million Americans are living with glaucoma. 2.7 million of those [...]

2212, 2020

Approaching 2021 with Good Intentions – Self-Care Resolutions for In-Home Care Recipients

December 22nd, 2020|Categories: Elderly Care|

There are a number of reasons people seek out the help of in-home caregivers. Whether living with chronic illness, recovering from surgery, or learning new routines to maintain independence while aging, caregivers offer needed relief for many people, young and old. Many times, the transition to in-home care can [...]