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Mindfulness Exercises to Help with Depression & Stress

Posted: 9/24/2021 5:31 PM by Interim HealthCare

Stress and depression are common conditions for the elderly, however they often go misdiagnosed or undertreated. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that as much as 80 percent of the elderly population in the United States have a chronic health condition such as heart failure, which can significantly increase their chances of developing a depressive disorder.

Best Exercises for Heart Failure 

Posted: 9/24/2021 5:07 PM by Interim HealthCare

If your senior loved one has been diagnosed with heart failure, light to moderate exercise will slow their heart rate, open their arteries and reduce shortness of breath. This means less time spent in the hospital and possibly a longer life, so Mom and Dad can keep doing the activities they love!

Family Influences on Heart Failure Patients

Posted: 9/24/2021 5:01 PM by Interim HealthCare

Heart failure is scary, but when your loved one knows they have the full support of their family, it lifts their heart, calms their emotions and inspires joy amid their health challenges. By taking the time to understand what causes heart failure, how to recognize its symptoms and how to respond, you can provide a second layer of support to your loved one, as they begin to navigate the reality ...

Home Health Aides (HHA) and Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) - What’s the Difference?

Posted: 5/25/2021 3:52 PM by Interim HealthCare

If you’ve decided to get assistance at home for your aging loved one, you may feel overwhelmed by some of the choices that you will need to make. To find the best fit for your family member, we’d like to guide you through the duties and skills of home health aides (HHA) vs. certified nursing assistants (CNA), making your decision as informed and stress-free as possible. Let’s start with disting...

Essential Caregiving for Alzheimer’s Patients

Posted: 1/1/2021 3:23 PM by Interim HealthCare

Alzheimer’s disease is a brain disorder that affects memory and thinking skills. As it progresses, symptoms become worse, leading to patients not being able to perform simple tasks. Family members or caregivers have to step in to help the patient with daily tasks.

Should I start a new career after 50?

Posted: 12/23/2020 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

So many Americans right now are wondering if the time is right to start a new career after 50. Here's why now is the PERFECT time to start a home care career.

How Alzheimer’s affects families

Posted: 12/17/2020 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

5.8 million families are affected by Alzheimer's disease in America today. Here are some of the ways this disease affects families, and what you can do about it.

Where is hospice care provided?

Posted: 12/10/2020 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

The ability to provide hospice care where in a preferred location can ease stress and difficulties during a difficult time.

How to work in home care

Posted: 12/3/2020 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Are you wondering how to work in home care? This growing, rewarding field welcomes people transitioning from other industries, or from other healthcare jobs. Here's how to get started.

Why have you chosen a home care career?

Posted: 11/25/2020 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Now's the perfect time to start your home care career. For some inspiration in your job search journey, here are some stories from members of our team across the country on why they switched to home care.

Can Alzheimer's be prevented?

Posted: 11/19/2020 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

To honor National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month, this blog attempts to answer one of the most common questions people have about this disease: Can Alzheimer's be prevented?

What are the qualifications to work in home care?

Posted: 11/12/2020 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

This blog outlines some of the most important qualifications needed to work in home care. Check them out in this post and then reach out to us to join our team - we can't wait to meet you!

Can hospice be at home?

Posted: 11/5/2020 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

This blog answers the question, "Can hospice care be at home?" and offers resources to help your family.

Why work in home care?

Posted: 10/22/2020 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

The home health care industry is getting extra attention right now. And with so many Americans out of work, there are some incredible opportunities in this growing field. But why work in home care? We break it down.

Encouraging data about breast cancer

Posted: 10/15/2020 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, we share some of the encouraging data about breast cancer.

Who works in home care?

Posted: 10/8/2020 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

If you're considering a move into the rewarding and growing field of home care, here is a breakdown of the types of roles that may be available.

Home care medical services that are available to seniors

Posted: 10/1/2020 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

To help you make the best decision for the seniors in your family, here is a breakdown of some of the home care services provided by our Interim HealthCare locations across the country.

Is Alzheimer's curable?

Posted: 9/24/2020 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Nearly 50 million people around the world are living with Alzheimer's disease. This blog answers and examines a common question among families of Alzheimer's sufferers - is Alzheimer's curable?

Understanding Alzheimer's vs. Dementia

Posted: 9/17/2020 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Many families need help understanding Alzheimer's vs. dementia when contemplating the health of their loved ones. We provide a breakdown in this blog.

Are Nursing Jobs Recession Proof?

Posted: 9/10/2020 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

With so much concern around jobs and the economy right now, it's understandable if you're wondering whether nursing jobs are recession proof. This blog examines the expected job outlook for nurses.

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