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Americare Recognized as Top Performer by HealthFirst Quality Incentive Program for LHCSAS

Americare was recently recognized as a top performer in the 2019-2020 Healthfirst Quality Incentive Program for Licensed Home Care Service Agencies (LHCSAs) for providing excellent service to members. We’re honored to be recognized and appreciate all of the hard work…

Thank You, Rosemarie!

Rosemarie Medina––Americare’s very dedicated Patient Representative Manager––was recently at Yankee Stadium, where they are now giving out vaccines, to educate and provide information about the benefits of help at home and to assess the eligibility of those who were there.…

Bronx Grand Opening!

We celebrated the grand opening of our Bronx office location January 6, 2021. As we build out our office personnel, we’re thrilled to bring more employment opportunities to the Bronx area and look forward to servicing this community in a…

Meet Rachel Plakstis, Americare’s New Director of Pediatric Program

Rachel Plakstis, the new Director of Amerikids––the pediatric division of Americare CSS––presents on zoom to numerous agencies/parent bodies on how Amerikids is assisting families with special needs children get the assistance they need.

‘You Are A Miracle’: Home Care Is New Front In Virus Fight

This article originally ran in the NY Times on April 26, 2020. NEW YORK (AP) — Ruth Caballero paused outside an unfamiliar apartment door, preparing to meet her new patient. She covered the knob with a plastic bag. Put on…

An Important Message on Our Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

Updated January 2021 In dedication to each staff member lost due to COVID-19, Americare remembers Abdullah Ahmed, Yvette Dessin, Henry Hill, Helen A. Monah, Candace P. Pereira, Diane Russell, and Hernan Sierra. Amidst the second surge, Americare continues to be…

Americare Presents at the NYP/Cornell Caregivers Resource Center

On September 17th, Mrs. Penina Mezei, LCSW, presented to a packed hall of caregivers on “How to Have the Best Home Care Experience: Orienting Your Aide”. The audience enjoyed an interactive 2 hour discussion on the different types of home…

Americare sponsors BBQ for special needs children!

What a day!! Americare home care celebrated our special needs children yesterday by sponsoring a Festive summer BBQ for them and their families. On a beautiful sprawling campus in Glen Spry NY, Camp Mizmor allows children with special needs to…

November 10th Oral Care Workshop

As we age and our health regiments become more complex, it becomes more and more difficult to maintain whatever oral health habits we have developed over the course of our lives, but it’s as important as ever–even for people without…

Americare continues expansion in Westchester!!

Thanks to the efforts of Chelsea Giordano, our newest member of the Americare Patient Relations Team, we had the opportunity to present to a prestigious Westchester rehab facility “What’s new in Home Care 2019”. Bridget Gallagher, our LHCSA’S* VP, who…

Interactive Blood Pressure Workshop in Chinatown

We just held a fantastic educational workshop with New York Presbyterian Hospital Lower Manhattan in the Chinatown office today. This was part of our summer outreach project and the subject was “How to take your blood pressure”. There were a…

Americare Aide Glenis Sevenino Honored at Aides Award Ceremony

Americare proudly congratulates our very own Glenis Sevenino who was honored at an aides award ceremony sponsored by Riverspring Health Services. Glenis has worked as an Americare aide for ten years, and has always gone above and beyond the call of…

5 Simple Steps You Can Take For Earth Day

At Americare, we know how important our environment is to our health. And we make sure to incorporate strategies in the way we run our operations that help protect and preserve our planet. Because a clean and healthy environment means…

Americare OT Amy Mak Raising Funds To Support Growth of Occupational Therapy in Madagascar

One of our dedicated occupational therapists Amy Mak is doing a fundraiser to send 3 OT delegates from Madagascar to the upcoming World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT) Congress in Cape Town, South Africa. Help us reach her goal of…

365 Days of Service to the South Asian Community

Thank you to all the seniors, patients, families and friends that came out to celebrate our first full year of providing uncompromising service to the South Asian community!

Americare Staff Participates in HOPE 2018

Recently, several outstanding Americare staff members participated in HOPE 2018 – the New York City Department of Homeless Services’ annual citywide volunteer outreach effort to count every New Yorker sleeping on the street during the coldest time of the year.…

Americare Recognizes Outstanding Staff Member

When we hear about our employees going above and beyond to make a positive difference in their patients’ lives, we like to recognize them for it. Today, we honored Sharon, one of our exceptional aides at Neponsit Day Care Center.…

Americare holds community workshop on hearing care

On Wednesday, October 25th we partnered with New York Presbyterian Hospital to host an informative workshop on hearing care!  

Americare Participates in Walk to End Breast Cancer

We had such a great time teaming up with The New York Presbyterian Hospital to help raise awareness and support for such an important issue impacting women’s health.  

Americare Hosts Open House for Seniors and Caregivers

On Wednesday, September 27th Americare hosted an End-of-Summer Open House for seniors, caregivers, friends, and family members. It was wonderful to see so many people come out to meet our dedicated, friendly staff and learn more about the many services…