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Nutrition Tips Older Adults Need For A Healthier Life

Keeping nutrition at the forefront of meal planning can be tough! But having a nutritious diet can help you live a healthier life. As we age, what we eat becomes even more important as food can impact our bodies more than you may think. Here are our nutrition tips for older adults.  Why Does NutritionRead More

Heart Health Tips For Older Adults

Every February marks American Heart Month; a yearly reminder of heart disease, the number one cause of death of Americans. While heart health can have many contributing factors, there are actions we can all do to support heart health no matter our age.  What is Heart Disease? Every year heart disease accounts for over 23Read More

Medication Management: Make This Your Top Priority For 2021

Each year hundreds of thousands of people experience harm from the accidental misuse of medications. Stopping this effect is important for the health of our loved ones! Medication management is a practice that helps older adults consolidate their medication use to prevent Adverse Drug Events.  What Is Medication Management? The practice of Medication Management isRead More

Thank You For A Year Of Hard Work!

As the year draws to a close and we prepare for a safe but festive holiday season with our patients, friends, and families, we would like to take this time to say thank you! 2020 has been a year of challenges that none of us could have predicted. Our staff stepped up this year toRead More

palliative care at home

What Is Palliative Care At Home?

We know that when you or a loved one have a serious illness, it can take a toll on not just the patient, but the whole family. Stress caused by keeping track of different medications, treatments, and the stress of the illness itself can be exhausting. This is where advanced illness management or palliative careRead More

Why You Need To Schedule An Eye Exam This Year

August is National Eye Exam Month, but it’s not just this month that we all need to remember eye care. Did you know it’s recommended that people over the age of 65 get their eyes tested yearly? Why? Regular eye exams help to keep track of a very important aspect of your health: your vision!Read More

Benefits of Occupational Therapy for All Ages

Occupational Therapy is an extremely useful practice that helps people get the most out of their days by using instructional activities (also called occupations). Although many people have heard of Occupational Therapy, they may not know that it can be beneficial at any age! Occupational Therapy helps people live more easily and healthily with injuryRead More

Quick Safety Tips for Older Adults

June is safety awareness month! As we age, it’s important to ensure that our homes and actions remain safe to avoid unintended consequences. We wanted to take this time to highlight small updates we can all take to help each other and the older adults in our lives stay safe all year round!  Prepare aRead More

How To Avoid Adverse Drug Events with Medication Management

Medication management is a crucial aspect of any care plan. In the United States, 17-to-19% of adults aged 65 or older take 10 or more medications in a given week. These prescription medications, vitamins, supplements, and non-prescription drugs all can have powerful impacts on the health and quality of life of our loved ones. But,Read More

What Should You Do About The Coronavirus?

The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has become increasingly important for our patients in recent days. At AmeraCare, our dedicated staff is actively monitoring the progression of the virus, and are keeping up to date with the latest information. As you may know, COVID-19 is developing rapidly, and it’s impacting older generations and those with existing healthRead More