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November 2014

Home Health Care – Clean Air for Better Breathing

Posted: 11/26/2014 3:55 PM by Interim HealthCare

Home Health Care – 3 Tips to Help Keep The Air Your Aging Loved One is Breathing Clean!

For senior citizens who have breathing problems, being in an environment with clean air is a must. If you are a caregiver or family member with an elderly adult living with you, checking air levels in your home should be a priority. 

Did You Know? Sleep Patterns Change in the Elderly

Posted: 11/19/2014 2:57 PM by Interim HealthCare

There are Many Health and Safety Problems Associated with Sleeplessness  Among Seniors

The most common complaint among the elderly is lack of sleep, also known as insomnia. While some complain with interrupted sleep patterns, others complain with losing entire nights of sleep. The health problems associated with insomnia include heart disease, arthritis, obesity, and some cancers.

Continual sleeplessness among the elderly can cause slower responses and fatigue, putting them at risk of falling and increasing the likelihood of accidents due to sleeplessness alone. If this sounds like your elderly mother, then keep reading to find out how you can help.

Did You Know? Reading is a Great Way to Improve Your Mental Health

Posted: 11/12/2014 3:48 PM by Interim HealthCare

 Mental Activities Such as Reading Are Important for Seniors! Here are
Some Great Ideas to Help You Get Your Loved One Started! 
 
It’s important to continue improving mental health and activity as people age. Reading is a great exercise for the mind that can help keep your brain active and your memory sharp. Older adults may really enjoy reading books that were written in their generation or written about activities they enjoy. Finding literature that an aging adult can relate to can help keep their memories vivid and intact. Here are some wonderful books that you or a loved one may have an interest in reading.

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