February 2020

Interim HealthCare Blogs

How to be a Fantastic Grandparent

Posted: 2/29/2020 11:26 AM by Interim HealthCare

Becoming a grandparent is one of those experiences that you can't grasp the enjoyment until it happens, similar to becoming a parent for the first time. It provides you the ability to revisit the nostalgia in life and view the world from a different lens. Often, it brings out the child in you in a positive and healthy way.

Complications of COPD can be Dangerous for Seniors

Posted: 2/20/2020 7:17 PM by Interim HealthCare

Seniors who smoke tobacco or marijuana are at the highest risk for developing a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, commonly referred to as COPD. Other risk factors include exposure to secondhand smoke from tobacco, exposure to unhealthy levels of air pollution. Also, seniors with chronic asthma, emphysema, and bronchitis, to name a few, are at increased risk of experiencing complications.

Innovative Home Care: Using Your Parent's Hobbies and Skills to Help Establish Care Goals

Posted: 2/19/2020 6:49 PM by Interim HealthCare

It takes careful planning in creating an individual care plan. For your parents to get the most benefit, it is essential that your home care company creates a customized experience and creating a caring approach that is personalized rather than a one size fits all approach. It focuses on confirming that your parent's particular needs are met, but also encourages better mental and emotional heal...

Five Safety Concerns and Tips for Seniors

Posted: 2/13/2020 5:44 PM by Interim HealthCare

Staying in one's home and aging in place is the desire of more than 92% of Americans, according to an AARP study. There is much truth the saying "home is where the heart is." We create and share countless memories in our homes with friends and families. Often, its where the kids and grandkids were raised, Christmas dinner was prepared and shared, birthday celebrations, and more all happen in th...

Key Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

Posted: 2/8/2020 10:28 AM by Interim HealthCare

Parkinson's disease is one of the many illnesses that we see in In-Home Care. Interim HealthCare has designed a program for our caregivers to get specific education and understanding of various aspects of Parkinson's disease.

What Criteria Should You Use in Selecting a Home Care Company for Mom or Dad?

Posted: 2/3/2020 6:09 PM by Interim HealthCare

As adult children, it can be overwhelming to think about Home Care for your parents. How do you select the right company? Most of us only do this once or twice in our lifetimes, so companies who are reputable don’t just come to mind like the brand awareness of a well-known insurance company or bank.

Need Help at Home?

Send us your questions about home care or a specific request. We're here to help.