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January 2014

When You’re the Only One in the Family Who Steps Forward to be a Caregiver

Posted: 1/28/2014 10:26 PM by Interim HealthCare

Through the years, you noticed a pattern in your family. Whenever things are going well and no one has any issues, it seems that you can get a hold of just about everyone. Yet whenever there is something wrong with anyone, the phone calls go to voicemail and no one ever seems to have time to return your call. That’s what happens when people sense work or more responsibility being brought upon their door. That may also be what happens when someone in your family requires a caregiver.

Brain Teasers and Home Care Services: What’s Good for the Goose …

Posted: 1/18/2014 8:23 PM by Interim HealthCare

We’re going to clear the air here right now. If you look around for information on ways to help your loved one as they age, you’ll find that brain teasers are a good idea. They work the mind and that’s an important thing at any age. Crossword puzzles, riddles, math problems, and more are all ways that you can get exercise for the brain. So when your loved one is receiving any type of home care services, they might suggest (or you can make the suggestion) that brain teasers become part of the regimen.

Elder Care During the Winter Months - Easy and Creative Meals to Share with Aging Loved Ones

Posted: 1/7/2014 8:28 PM by Interim HealthCare

Sometimes, trying to figure out what to cook or prepare for an elderly individual can be a challenge. Perhaps that are limited on the types of food that they can eat due to their health or medication that they’re taking. Perhaps they don’t like certain ingredients and that can make it tough to manage. When you’re providing elderly care for someone, and part of your responsibility is to make sure that he or she has good, healthy food, then you might need a few inspiring creative meals, especially during the winter.

Elder Care: 5 Therapeutic Activities Your Loved One Can Enjoy!

Posted: 1/3/2014 8:49 AM by Interim HealthCare

Making sure that your elderly loved one stays active, even in their later years, is the best way for them to maintain their health. Rather than sitting around alone all day long, exercise ensures that your loved one is getting out of the house, meeting new people, and keeping their body and minds as sharp as possible. Here are 5 activities that your elderly loved one will enjoy that will also keep them active for many years to come.

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