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March 2012

Poison Prevention and Children

Posted: 3/29/2012 11:47 AM by Interim HealthCare

When you or someone you love has a chronic illness that requires a lot of medication you may be worried about how to keep young kids safe. You probably already know that it is important to keep household cleaners and other chemicals away from children and locked up, but what about medicines?

Tips for Downsizing - Living Clutter Free

Posted: 3/10/2012 9:09 AM by Interim HealthCare

Determine whether its time to move mom or dad in Assisted Living or Independent Living facilities is a big decision. Figuring out how to downsize all the material things you've accumulated over the years is a difficult task. It's demanding both physically and emotionally and downsizing can be extremely overwhelming when you have sift through a lifetime of possessions and memories in order to reduce the amount of things that need to be stored.

Detecting and Preventing Malnutrition in Seniors

Posted: 3/9/2012 9:13 AM by Interim HealthCare

Good nutrition is critical to overall health, no matter what age. However, many seniors are at serious risk of inadequate nutrition and it's something we've seen in our home health care and nursing practice here at Interim HealthCare.

How Much Sleep Do You Need?

Posted: 3/7/2012 9:27 AM by Interim HealthCare

It's a question we're often asked about in our home health care offices here at Interim HealthCare. Do seniors need less sleep? The answer is no, but they may need a different kind of sleep.

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