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May 2013

The Sun Is Out – Time to Take Extra Steps In Skin Cancer Prevention

Posted: 5/31/2013 2:09 PM by Interim HealthCare

It’s that time of year –the sun is shining, everyone is outdoors, and shorts and swimsuits replace jeans and sweaters.  It’s also time to take extra precautions to prevent skin cancer.  With summer upon us, it’s no coincidence that May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month.  Every year, organizations like the Skin Cancer Foundation take the opportunity during the month of May to remind people of the risks of skin cancer and guidelines for prevention.

Today we honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country

Posted: 5/27/2013 9:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

"...gather around their sacred remains and garland the passionless mounds above them with choicest flowers of springtime....let us in this solemn presence renew our pledges to aid and assist those whom they have left among us as sacred charges upon the Nation's gratitude,--the soldier's and sailor's widow and orphan." --General John Logan, General Order No. 11, May 5, 1868.

The Power of Age: Celebrating Older American Month

Posted: 5/20/2013 11:42 AM by Interim HealthCare

The month of May is Older American month, a time to honor seniors for all they contribute to our lives, something Interim HealthCare's staff does every day through their thorough understanding of all aspects of our aging population. Older Americans offer an enormous range of experiences, talents and interests that their friends and families can benefit from.

Sleep Tips for Seniors

Posted: 5/16/2013 11:32 AM by Interim HealthCare

No matter your age, sleep is essential for your continued good health. Not only does it aid with concentration and memory, but regular, quality sleep helps your body fight off illness by refreshing your immune system and repairing any damage to your cells.

Kathleen Gilmartin CEO/Prsident of Interim HealthCare Inc. Featured in CNN Money article

Posted: 5/15/2013 12:14 PM by Interim HealthCare

(Money Magazine)

The vast majority of Americans want to live at home for as long as possible: Nearly 90% of people over the age of 65 said so in a 2010 AARP survey.

Thank A Nurse: It's National Nurses Day!

Posted: 5/6/2013 10:27 AM by Interim HealthCare

We Love Nurses, Yes We Do, We Love Nurses Like & Share If You Do Too!!

May is Huntington Disease Awareness

Posted: 5/3/2013 1:39 PM by Interim HealthCare

Did you know? Huntington’s disease is an inherited disease that affects the nerve cells in the brain causing them to progressively breakdown or degenerate. It has a extensive impact on the person’s functional abilities typically resulting cogitative (thinking), movement and sometimes psychiatric disorders. 

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