March 2020

Interim HealthCare Blogs

Caregivers Taking Proactive Steps to Keep our Seniors Safe During Coronavirus

Posted: 3/29/2020 8:35 PM by Interim HealthCare

As the Coronavirus, COVID-19, a respiratory illness caused by a coronavirus, continues to spread through our nation, Interim HealthCare is committed to providing the timely resources, proper care, and necessary support to our clients to ensure they remain well. Since our clients are among the most vulnerable to this viral infection, we are making every effort to protect them from potential expo...

Proactive Document Gathering is Essential in Caring for a Parent

Posted: 3/22/2020 11:17 AM by Interim HealthCare

As a primary caregiver becoming organized is key because you may need to navigate your parent’s medical care and handle important decisions at one point. Often part of the responsibility of being a family caregiver is coordinating and taking your parents to appointments, ensuring they are receiving appropriate medical care, and taking care of relevant paperwork in addition to ensuring they are ...

The Coronavirus is a Serious Threat to Seniors

Posted: 3/17/2020 9:54 AM by Interim HealthCare

Seniors and children are generally at a higher risk when it comes to the flu. This new strain of COVID-19 or also known as, Coronavirus seems to be more detrimental to those who are seniors and have chronic illnesses. It's crucial for seniors to stay home as much as possible during this outbreak. There is so much that is still unknown and it can be frustrating but in the meantime, it’s importan...

The Story of One Family's Experience Starting Home Care

Posted: 3/9/2020 9:53 AM by Interim HealthCare

Diane had always been extremely independent and has always taken care of herself, after a bad fall and the beginnings of memory loss, it has made it difficult for her to be independent in her activities of daily living. Her husband, Jon, did everything he could to help her around the house, but his physical limitations made it difficult for him to take care of all the household chores and look ...

Adopting A Pet For an Elderly Parent Living Alone Can Bring Enjoyment

Posted: 3/6/2020 11:41 AM by Interim HealthCare

The well-known term "a man's best friend" is a fitting term when thinking about ways to improve an elderly parent's way of life—introducing an adult pet, whether large or small, can make a world of difference. Pets can be excellent companions for those who live alone, and their presence will decrease the overall loneliness and isolation which occurs once seniors become less active.

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