Posted: 3/10/2012 9:09 AM by
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.
Posted: 3/9/2012 9:13 AM by
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.
Posted: 3/7/2012 9:27 AM by
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.
Posted: 1/27/2012 9:16 AM by
At Interim HealthCare, we understand that taking care of your loved ones is a lifetime investment where you are willing to devote your time. Home nursing services, elderly care and other senior living support services are just an array of options provided by our professional caregivers daily
Posted: 1/16/2012 9:34 AM by
Eating well, especially for seniors, is an essential part of a healthy life and the older you get, the more important it becomes to make the right kinds of food choices. The holidays are a particularly tough time because of all the sweet treats and rich foods that pop everywhere this time of year.
Posted: 1/9/2012 9:30 AM by
Your feelings may seem to be of the least importance when a loved one is suffering through cancer, recovering from a severe injury or dealing with another type of illness or disability. However, the quality of their life depends on the quality of yours in many ways, so it is important to stay in touch with your emotions and ensure that the challenges of caregiving don't bring you down.