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Home Health Care in Morristown: Bringing Top-Quality Care to Your Doorstep

Posted: 7/31/2020 7:26 AM by Interim HealthCare

A little extra support goes a long way, especially for those struggling with health-related concerns. Our home health care services are the perfect way for patients in Morristown to bridge the gap between hospital and home as they provide personalized support from a qualified health care professional. With our team of local professionals by your side, you can come home from the hospital sooner ...

Bringing Senior Care Home to Jefferson City

Posted: 5/25/2020 9:08 AM by Interim HealthCare

Helping a senior maintain their independence is all about enabling them to preserve their way of life without jeopardizing their health. At Interim HealthCare of East Tennessee, we provide a range of senior care services that do both by addressing a senior's needs — mind, body, and soul. Our caregivers make it possible for seniors living in Jefferson City, TN and the surrounding communities to ...

Bringing Senior Care to Sevierville

Posted: 3/26/2020 10:58 AM by Interim HealthCare

Most seniors wish to remain in their homes for as long as possible, and everyone prefers to avoid costly hospital visits whenever they can. In-home senior care from Interim HealthCare of East Tennessee helps seniors in the Sevierville area do both by providing the care they need right at home. 

Senior Care Services in Morristown for Your Loved Ones

Posted: 1/24/2020 8:33 AM by Interim HealthCare

Are worries about the care and condition of an elderly loved one weighing heavily on your mind? Are you concerned that they may be forced to relocate from their treasured home in Morristown, TN? In-home senior care services from Interim HealthCare of East Tennessee can help you give them the support they need to thrive and put your mind at ease.  Our team of professional home healthcare prov...

Professional Home Health Care in Morristown: How Our Aides Can Help

Posted: 12/2/2019 11:24 AM by Interim HealthCare

Recovering from an injury or illness can be a difficult process for seniors, but with the proper care and support, it can go smoothly. At Interim HealthCare of East Tennessee, we believe that bringing this care into the home can make recovery more comfortable for your loved one. Our professional home health care in Morristown, TN allows your loved one to heal and regain their independence in a ...

Elder Care Services in Morristown: Questions to Ask When Considering Care

Posted: 9/18/2019 3:31 PM by Interim HealthCare

When considering in home care for your loved one, you'll probably have a lot of questions. With services, schedules, and payments to consider, it can be hard to know which questions you should be asking. We're sharing a list of questions to ask about elder care services below. As a senior care provider, Interim HealthCare of East Tennessee can help you make the best care plan for your loved one...

How an In Home Nurse in Morristown Eases the Transition Home from Hospital

Posted: 7/30/2019 9:16 AM by Interim HealthCare

Hospital stays can cause stress for your loved one, and the return home can be equally stressful. Adjusting to a new daily routine and dealing with new medications or mobility issues can land your loved one back in the hospital. With an in home nurse in Morristown, TN, the transition can be smoother.

Senior Care in Morristown: Answering Common Questions

Posted: 5/14/2019 9:36 AM by Interim HealthCare

Are you considering in-home care for your loved one? If so, it's normal to have a long list of questions, especially if you've never been through this before. At Interim HealthCare of East Tennessee, we're here to supply answers to your questions and provide in-home care services. Our senior care in Morristown includes a wide range of services that are provided by fully trained health care prof...

Home Health Services in Morristown: What it is and How it Helps

Posted: 3/18/2019 9:35 AM by Interim HealthCare

Recovering from an operation, illness, or prolonged hospital stay can be challenging. At Interim HealthCare of East Tennessee, we make the transition from hospital to home easier with our home health services in the Morristown area. From infusion therapy to wound care, we are committed to caring for your loved ones in the comfort of their own home.

Alzheimer's Care in Morristown: What is Early Onset Alzheimer's?

Posted: 1/14/2019 3:21 PM by Interim HealthCare

Though most of the people diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease are 65 years old or older, there are some individuals who start to develop signs of cognitive decline much earlier in life. Early Onset Alzheimer's affects people in their 40s and 50s, and there are even cases of people experiencing memory loss in their 30s. Interim HealthCare of East Tennessee provides Alzheimer's care for households...

Home Health Care in Morristown and East Tennessee

Posted: 11/19/2018 11:47 AM by Interim HealthCare

With our home health care services in the Morristown area, you or someone you love can experience greater independence and improved health as you recover from an injury, illness, or a recent hospital visit. From wound care to occupational therapy, Interim HealthCare of East Tennessee can provide the personalized care you need to regain your strength and restore your health in the most convenien...

Visit the Library: Senior Activities

Posted: 4/30/2018 8:09 PM by Interim HealthCare

With all of the technology that we have at our fingertips today, it can be easy to forget that the library is still a great place to visit. Most of our elderly loved ones will tend to prefer the library to bookstores and ebook readers, and it's a great idea for an outing with them.

Skin Cancer Awareness

Posted: 4/30/2018 2:35 PM by Interim HealthCare

Today’s seniors are more likely than previous generations to develop skin cancer. They risk is greater because during their younger years the public did not have the same awareness of the damage the sun (and tanning beds) can do to skin. According to the American Cancer Society, skin cancer is the most common type of cancer, and it affects almost 2.2 million Americans.

What to Know About Age Related Hearing Loss

Posted: 2/20/2018 9:58 AM by Interim HealthCare

Age-related hearing loss, or presbycusis, is the slow loss of hearing that occurs as people get older. Hearing loss starts when the tiny hairs in your ear damaged or die. These tiny hairs pick up sound waves, change them into nerve signals, and the brain interprets them. These hairs do not grow back, so most cases where the hairs are lost, the damage is permanent.

Help a Senior Improve Their Quality of Life by Setting Goals

Posted: 2/8/2018 9:16 AM by Interim HealthCare

Setting goals is a fantastic way for your parent to enhance their quality of life and pursue better health and well-being as they age in place. They give your parent the opportunity to discover new sources of excitement and fulfillment, keep them motivated and working toward the next step, and help them to break down larger goals into something more accessible. A great way to start your parent ...

Stroke Prevention Tips for Seniors

Posted: 1/30/2018 1:40 PM by Interim HealthCare

A stroke is a traumatic event that can happen to anyone at any time. A stroke occurs because there is a lack of blood flow to the brain. The brain cells are deprived of oxygen causing the cells to die, which has negative effects on the body and mind. Depending on how severe the stroke (how much brain damage is done) will determine how much the person is physically and mentally affected.

Cervical Health Awareness Month

Posted: 1/19/2018 1:39 PM by Interim HealthCare

During January we take the time to raise awareness about cervical health. This month is meant to educate both men and women on the causes and effects of cervical cancer and HPV, as well as encouraging women to take the proper steps to reduce their risk of developing cervical cancer.

The Link between Diabetes and Hearing Loss

Posted: 12/22/2017 1:21 PM by Interim HealthCare

When you think of diabetes, you probably do not think of hearing loss as being a complication of the condition. However, that is actually something that some people with diabetes develop.

How to Prevent Hip Fractures Among Older Adults

Posted: 12/8/2017 10:16 AM by Interim HealthCare

Hip fractures are extremely common among adults over the age of 60. In fact, nine out of 10 people over the age of 60 experience this type of injury.

What Can You Do to Reduce the Risk of Poisoning?

Posted: 11/24/2017 9:51 AM by Interim HealthCare

Each year throughout the United States approximately 4 percent of the injuries suffered by adults aged 65 or older are caused by unintentional poisoning. This is a very serious risk that causes more injuries and deaths than fires.

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