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    09, 2021

    Categories: Elderly Care

    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 [...]

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  • 31

    08, 2021

    Categories: Elderly Care

    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 [...]

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  • 13

    08, 2021

    Categories: Elderly Care

    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 [...]

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  • 30

    07, 2021

    Categories: Elderly Care

    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 [...]

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  • 16

    07, 2021

    Categories: Elderly Care

    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 [...]

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    06, 2021

    Categories: Elderly Care

    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 [...]

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  • 11

    06, 2021

    Categories: Elderly Care

    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 [...]

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  • 28

    05, 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 [...]

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  • 13

    05, 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 [...]

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  • 30

    04, 2021

    Categories: Elderly Care

    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 [...]

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