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    11, 2022

    Categories: Elderly Care

    National Diabetes Month 2022 Each year in November, the team at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) comes together to educate individuals and families throughout the country about diabetes. NIDDK has developed invaluable resources covering everything from building better awareness to sharing warning signs [...]

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    11, 2022

    The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, commonly referred to as the “VA,” explains that the Veteran population ages 65 or older exceeds 18 million in the U.S.. This group of men and women may have served in World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, or the Persian [...]

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    10, 2022

    The latest data from the CDC shows that every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke. And what’s worse, someone dies from stroke every 3.5 minutes. The truth is, more than 795,000 Americans have a stroke each year, even though 80% of strokes are preventable. (CDC) [...]

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  • 28

    09, 2022

    Categories: Elderly Care

    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: [...]

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  • 7

    09, 2022

    Categories: Elderly Care

    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 [...]

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  • 24

    08, 2022

    Categories: Elderly Care

    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 [...]

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    08, 2022

    Categories: Elderly 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. [...]

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  • 27

    07, 2022

    Categories: Elderly Care

    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 [...]

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    07, 2022

    Categories: Elderly Care

    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 [...]

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    06, 2022

    Categories: Elderly Care

    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 [...]

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