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Home Healthcare Services Aren’t Just for the Elderly

Posted: 8/9/2022 12:40 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.

Over 50? Consider Getting These 5 Vaccines

Posted: 8/9/2022 12:30 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: 8/8/2022 9:37 PM 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.

4 Reasons You Should Use Preventative Staffing to Boost Workplace Culture

Posted: 8/4/2022 9:52 PM 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.

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. 

5 Reasons You Should Consider A Career As A Home Care Nursing Assistant

Posted: 6/7/2022 10:45 AM by Interim HealthCare

What if you had a job where you had control over your schedule? What if you knew each day you’d have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on another person’s life? What if we told you the ability to continue your nursing education might be available at no cost to you?

10 Responsibilities of a Certified Nursing Assistant in Home Care

Posted: 6/6/2022 11:31 AM by Interim HealthCare

Certified nursing assistants (CNAs) are in high demand. If you’ve been thinking about a career change, or even want to begin your career as a nurse, becoming a CNA is a great place to start.

Celebrating Nurses: A Day In The Life of a Home Health Care Nurse

Posted: 5/5/2022 11:36 AM by Interim HealthCare

What comes to mind when you think of a nurse? Is it someone wearing scrubs and tending to a patient lying in a hospital bed? Although the concept of nursing has existed for centuries, the field of nursing has expanded exponentially over time. There are now more than 2.9 million registered nurses in the United States alone, and many more worldwide. Nurses work in hospitals, doctors' offices, ...

The Future of Nursing Is At Home

Posted: 5/5/2022 11:05 AM by Interim HealthCare

When you think of a career in nursing, your mind probably goes straight to a hospital or clinic setting. However, the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the growing demand for more convenient healthcare options, and a population with a longer life expectancy have all led to a major shift in how and where patients are treated. As the health industry adapts to more patient-centered models of care, n...

Act F.A.S.T.: How to Identify the Signs of a Stroke

Posted: 5/5/2022 10:21 AM by Interim HealthCare

Would you be able to recognize the signs if you or a loved one was suffering from a stroke? If you recognized the symptoms, would you know what to do next?

6 Ways Seniors Can Improve Their Mental Health

Posted: 5/3/2022 1:19 PM by Interim HealthCare

We often talk openly about the ways we can take care of our physical health–exercising, eating healthy, and going to the doctor regularly. But for whatever reason, the topic of mental health still seems a bit taboo. Even though 1 in 5 people will experience a mental illness during their lifetime, most don’t feel comfortable talking about what they’re going through and or discussing their sympto...

Defeat Diabetes: Know the Facts and Raise Awareness

Posted: 4/5/2022 1:55 PM by Interim HealthCare

Chances are, you know someone who has diabetes. Unfortunately, it’s incredibly common. Currently, more than 34 million Americans (one in 10 people) are living with diabetes – and 90 to 95 percent of those diagnosed have type 2 diabetes, a long-term (chronic) condition that results in too much sugar circulating in the bloodstream. If left unmanaged, type 2 diabetes can lead to serious and li...

From Retired to Hired

Posted: 4/4/2022 1:48 PM by Interim HealthCare

So, you finally retired. You had the cake, the party, and you were recognized for your many years of hard work. Now it’s finally time to do what you want to do – travel, spend time with grandchildren… the sky is the limit!

Made For This: Real Stories From Interim Team Members On The Benefits of Working In Homecare

Posted: 4/1/2022 3:29 PM by Interim HealthCare

Are you considering a career change? Maybe you have healthcare experience and need a change of scenery. Perhaps the flexibility of working in home care has piqued your interest, but you'd really like to know what a typical day on the job is like, especially before you make the big switch.

Five Tips for Parkinson's Disease Caregivers

Posted: 4/1/2022 2:10 PM by Interim HealthCare

If your loved one has just received a Parkinson’s Disease diagnosis, chances are you feel overwhelmed, scared, sad, or a myriad of other emotions. Once you’ve had a moment to catch your breath, the best way to move forward is to learn about the things you can control when it comes to caring for your loved one. And we believe these five tips are a great place to start.

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