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February 2013

Benefits of Home Care

Posted: 2/22/2013 8:49 AM by Interim HealthCare



Not only has technology enabled us to live longer, healthier lives, but when illness does strike technological advances have provided us with more care options. When an illness or medical condition does occur, In-home care is the preference of many individuals. Interim HealthCare’s home health care services offers convenient access to trained professionals who are knowledgeable in the areas of senior care, as well as physical, occupational and speech therapy.

Heart health tips for the family caregiver

Posted: 2/5/2013 3:37 PM by Interim HealthCare


It's no secret that caring for a loved one is a stressful endeavor. Shouldering any responsibility for another person can certainly cause anxiety, but it can also take its toll on a caregivers' health because they are often more concerned with their loved one's well-being than their own. It's important for caregivers to remember that their own health is just as important, and that is especially true when it comes to their heart, so it might behoove them to take a look at some of the best ways to improve their cardiovascular function in the coming weeks and months.

Women and Heart Disease Prevention

Posted: 2/4/2013 5:29 PM by Interim HealthCare

Heart failure and heart disease are a critical health issue for any adult. More than 26 million adults in the U.S. suffer from heart disease, and it is the leading cause of death for both men and women. Despite this, all too often heart disease is still thought of something that affects men more often than women. February is American Heart Month, a great time to not only raise awareness about heart disease, but also to educate women about the signs of a heart attack and ways to reduce their risk.

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