April 2020

Interim HealthCare Blogs

Staph Infections Are Dangerous for Seniors and Those of All Ages Who Have a Chronic Illnesses

Posted: 4/24/2020 1:09 PM by Interim HealthCare

Seniors and the elderly tend to be more prone to infections than younger adults due to a suppressed immune system; they are less capable of naturally fighting off infections with their body's own resistance. A minor infection for a younger adult can turn into something very severe and require hospitalization for an older adult due to that senior's inability to recover as quickly.

Five Apps to Help you Juggle Life as a Caregiver

Posted: 4/18/2020 5:25 PM by Interim HealthCare

Every day is different in caregiving, some days are easy and others difficult, some days it is spending all your time at doctors’ appointments and other days is quiet and peaceful. For adult children, moms and dads have taken care of you during your childhood and now it’s time to give back. It's only natural that you want what is best for them and ensure they are comfortable.

Spring Cleaning can Be an Enjoyable Task for Mom

Posted: 4/10/2020 2:36 PM by Interim HealthCare

Are you getting antsy in the house during the rainy season? It may be challenging to come up with ways to stay active during this season. This is a great time to do some of the things around the house that are done annually, like "spring cleaning." It can be a fun and useful exercise for older adults. Excess clutter can lead to a higher level of anxiety, stress, and depression -- issues that ma...

Becoming a Primary Caregiver Remotely During Covid-19

Posted: 4/5/2020 5:05 AM by Interim HealthCare

Have you become the primary caregiver for a loved one while living at a distance as Covid-19 is sweeping the nation? It appears seniors are still ranking as the number one age group most at risk for the Coronavirus. As many parts of the world are under a “stay at home” order, it has required many caregivers to take on more responsibilities for their parents and loved ones.

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