Stories From Home
Meeting the needs of three teenagers is tough enough but when two have a debilitating and progressive muscular disease it can be overwhelming. For mother Lori Stafford, Interim has made a difference in keeping things as normal as possible.
A miracle child, living with numerous complications including a heart condition, developmental delay, and is on a feeding tube because she can't have anything in her stomach. After several aspirations of pneumonia she was put on a tracheostomy or her mom Jessica would have lost her. Alani needs full care but with the help of her Interim HealthCare Nurse Jessica knows she don't have to worry about her.
Being confined to a wheel chair with developmental challenges and cerebral palsy, Dori and her family has a strong bond with Interim HealthCare. Both parents are able to continue working knowing that Dori will get the care she needs.
Diagnosed with Huntington’s chorea more than six years ago, Althea has the desire and drive to work with Interim HealthCare in maintaining her motor skills and slowing the progression of her disease. Her husband Victor still is able to work a full time job and considers the caregivers from Interim all part of the family.
Bernie first met Interim HealthCare Personal Care Aide, Marsha when she provided hospice services for his wife. After his wife’s passing, Bernie realized that a little extra help would go a long way toward helping him adjust to life on his own. And since Marsha was “almost family” anyway, the transition from Hospice to Personal Care services was easy.