Interim HealthCare Blog

6 Reasons Hospice May Be The Right Choice For Your Loved One

Posted: 11/16/2022 10:13 AM by Interim HealthCare

When you have limited time left with a loved one, you may face some tough choices. It can be difficult to know which path you should take. If you feel that it’s time to allow them to live the rest of their life in a familiar and comforting environment at home, it may be time to consider hospice care.

Celebrating National Home Care and Hospice Month

Posted: 11/2/2022 1:31 PM by Interim HealthCare

Every November, the home care and hospice community honors the millions of nurses, home care aides, therapists, and social workers who make a remarkable difference for the patients and families they serve.

The Role of the Physical Therapist at Home: Movement Is Medicine

Posted: 10/31/2022 10:30 AM by Interim HealthCare

Physical therapists (PT) are an integral part of a patient’s home healthcare team, particularly for patients who are recovering from a surgery or illness that resulted in the loss of function or mobility. Physical therapists play a huge role in improving the quality of life for patients who are healing at home and learning to regain form and function, they can live independently and return to p...

Caregiving 101: The Resources You Need to Care for Your Loved One at Home

Posted: 10/29/2022 10:30 AM by Interim HealthCare

If you’re a brand-new caregiver, it can be tough to know where to start. Most likely, your loved one has been given a life-changing diagnosis that requires your help at home and in their everyday life. You may be overwhelmed with all of the responsibilities you now have.

8 Tips To Improve Your Mental Health

Posted: 10/15/2022 10:30 AM by Interim HealthCare

Each year, millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental health condition. In honor of Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW), Interim HealthCare is partnering with National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) to help spread awareness of the importance of taking care of your mental health.

3 Ways To Help Your Loved One Breathe Easier

Posted: 10/1/2022 10:30 AM by Interim HealthCare

Being a caregiver for an aging loved one with chronic respiratory issues comes with its own unique set of challenges. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) sufferers know what it means to struggle to breathe–it’s scary for them. But you can help.

Celebrating Our Assisted Living Partners

Posted: 9/22/2022 11:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

This National Assisted Living Week, we’re celebrating all of the long-term care providers and assisted living facilities that partner with Interim HealthCare. Long-term care providers consistently go above and beyond the call of duty forming strong connections with residents and their family members. It takes special people to work in this unique healthcare setting, and National Assisted Living...

Caring For a Loved One With Alzheimer’s? Avoid Burnout With These 6 Tips

Posted: 9/15/2022 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

If you are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s, we don’t have to tell you that what you’re doing is difficult. No matter if you are a spouse, child, family member, or friend, caring for someone with Alzheimer’s can be emotionally, physically, and mentally draining.

4 Reasons Why Working For A Healthcare Staffing Agency Is Right For You

Posted: 9/1/2022 11:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Every day, medical facilities rely on healthcare staffing professionals to fill critical roles in their organizations. The demand for patient care is growing exponentially, and hospitals just can’t keep up. That’s why they’re looking to staffing agencies to lend a helping hand.

Home Healthcare Services Aren’t Just for the Elderly

Posted: 8/22/2022 9:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

What comes to mind when you think of home healthcare? Is it an elderly person sitting in a wheelchair while someone feeds and bathes them? If that’s where your mind went, you’re not alone.

5 Tips To Make Fall Prevention A Top Priority

Posted: 8/19/2022 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

There are a ton of ways you can and should keep yourself healthy. Eat a balanced diet, exercise, don’t smoke, see your doctor regularly…the list goes on.

4 Reasons You Should Use Preventative Staffing to Boost Workplace Culture

Posted: 8/15/2022 9:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

If you’re a healthcare administrator or nurse manager reading this article, we don’t have to tell you that staffing shortages are a nightmare right now–and that’s the understatement of the year.

Over 50? Consider Getting These 5 Vaccines

Posted: 8/8/2022 9:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

You may think that since you graduated from seeing a pediatrician, your days of getting vaccines are over. Not so fast! You actually still need certain vaccines to keep you healthy as you age.

Too Good to Be True? Work-life Balance in Healthcare Is Possible

Posted: 8/1/2022 9:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

When you started your career in healthcare, did the idea of a seven-on-seven-off shift sound like a dream? Or, if you were working a more administrative job, maybe you knew you would have the stability of a 9-5 job with nights and weekends off.

5 Reasons You Should Make A Career Change To Home Healthcare

Posted: 7/18/2022 9:49 PM by Interim HealthCare

Whether you’re changing your profession entirely or moving to a new area within your field, it can be difficult to know if you’re making the right choice when it comes time to make a career change. Jotting down a list of pros and cons can be helpful, but sometimes you need to hear from a real person who has taken the leap themselves.

COPD? 7 Ways Home Care Can Help You Catch Your Breath

Posted: 7/11/2022 4:03 PM by Interim HealthCare

If you’ve been diagnosed with COPD, you know what it means to struggle to breathe. While COPD may change the way you live, it doesn’t mean you must stop enjoying life.

6 Tips To Keep Good Vision As You Age

Posted: 7/8/2022 4:12 PM by Interim HealthCare

Just because your eyes feel healthy, you might assume that they are healthy. Unfortunately, most eye diseases don’t have warning signs…which means you could have an eye problem and never know it. The good news is that there are many things you can do to take care of your eye health, even as you age.

Therapy at Home, Where Everything Is Occupational

Posted: 7/4/2022 4:24 PM by Interim HealthCare

As an occupational therapist, helping patients regain their strength and function so they can live life to the fullest is all part of a day’s work. What if you could provide therapy in a patient’s home, where life actually happens, obstacles are visible, and the care is personal? As a home health occupational therapist or therapy assistant, you can.

8 Ways Men Can Be Proactive About Their Health

Posted: 6/20/2022 1:03 PM by Interim HealthCare

Attention men: this article is for you. Yes, you! Maybe your wife or loved one casually slipped it into your inbox or left a copy on the counter. Just know she did it out of love–she wants to remind you it’s time to be proactive about your health!

7 Tips for Communicating With a Person Who Has Dementia

Posted: 6/20/2022 12:58 PM by Interim HealthCare

Whether your loved one was recently diagnosed, or you’ve been caring for someone with dementia for years, it’s likely at some point you’ll feel as though the person you’ve known and loved your whole life has suddenly become unrecognizable. 

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