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Why You Should Not Feel Guilty About Hiring a Caregiver for Your Loved One

Posted: 7/25/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Many family members feel guilt over choosing home care services for their senior loved ones. This blog examines why it's important to move on from that guilt.

How to Take a Vacation from Caregiving

Posted: 7/18/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

These six tips can help you plan for a successful getaway, or even a staycation, and be sure that your loved one is safe and cared for while you’re away.

Symptom Checker: Could it be type 2 diabetes?

Posted: 7/16/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Type 2 diabetes is increasing among seniors in the United States. With 1 in 4 adults age 65 or over suffering from the disease, keep an eye out for these symptoms in your senior loved ones.

Dealing with role reversal from child to parent caregiver

Posted: 7/11/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Caring for an aging parent can trigger a whole host of emotions. A psychiatrist explains why and how to handle them.

Should you get your elderly parent a pet?

Posted: 7/2/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Owning a pet can be wonderful for anyone, but especially for seniors. This blog can help you assess whether it makes sense for your senior loved one to adopt a pet.

8 smart and simple diet tweaks for senior health

Posted: 6/26/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Nutritional requirements change as we get older, and they are particularly important for seniors. This blog examines eight simple changes to help your senior loved ones improve their health.

4 easy ways to protect Mom or Dad from a serious fall

Posted: 6/21/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

In recognition of National Safety Week this June, here are four (4) easy ways you can protect your senior loved one from a serious fall.

When You Need Help Caring for an Aging Parent

Posted: 6/19/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Caring for an aging parent can be stressful for anyone. Balancing work, home, and the increasing needs of your loved one is challenging. This blog examines resources that are available to help.

8 ways a voice-activated personal assistant can help seniors

Posted: 6/12/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Today's technologies are making a major impact on the lives of seniors. This blog examines voice-activated personal assistants, and their potential for older adults.

5 small steps you can take to boost memory and brain health

Posted: 6/7/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

As with many profound health changes, boosting your memory and brain health starts with small steps. These five (5) actionable steps can make a profound impact.

How do patients qualify for hospice care?

Posted: 6/5/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Considering hospice care for a loved one is never an easy time. Understanding hospice eligibility and costs can help ease the burden.

How to Get Veterans' Funeral and Burial Benefits

Posted: 5/28/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

As we honor those men and women who have paid the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country, we also examine the range of benefits available to seniors who have bravely served our country.

What Is the Cost of Home Care?

Posted: 5/23/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Home care can make it possible for seniors to age in place, in the comfort of their own homes. This blog examines some of the variables that can impact the cost of home care.

​10 Ways to Make Senior Mealtime Healthier and Happier

Posted: 5/21/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

For seniors who live alone or have lost some of their appetite, eating may no longer be the pleasure it once was. Restore joy and nutrition to meals with these tips.

Simple Feng Shui Tips for Seniors

Posted: 5/14/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

The ancient art of feng shui has been shown to reduce feelings of stress and anxiety among seniors who spend a great deal of time at home. Following these simple tips can make a tremendous impact.

3 Ways to Surprise Mom this Mother's Day

Posted: 5/8/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Our moms have provided for us our entire lives. Mother's Day is an excellent time to show them our appreciation! Besides standard gifts and cards, consider these three (3) surprises to delight Mom this Mother's Day.

Saluting Our Nurses

Posted: 5/8/2019 7:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

While messages of thanks should never be limited to a single week out of the year, we are happy to join the nation in expressing our appreciation for America’s four million nurses during National Nurses Week.

8 Reasons Home Care Nurses are Superheroes

Posted: 5/3/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Forget Wonder Woman, Superman, Captain Marvel, or Iron Man -- some of the most important superheroes of the world are home care nurses! In honor of Nurse’s Week, here are 10 reasons home care nurses are true superheroes.

How to Increase Safety in Senior Bathrooms

Posted: 4/22/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Many household accidents happen in the bathroom, and the risk for injury increases as we age. These tips can help you increase bathroom safety and prevent injury for your loved ones.

5 Reasons for Seniors to Get Out and Enjoy Regular Walks this Spring

Posted: 4/17/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

As the snow melts and the temperature ticks upward, this is a great time to get outside and start walking. This blog details five (5) excellent reasons to get out and enjoy regular walks this spring.

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