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Why Being Socially Active Is so Important for Mom or Dad

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

It seems like common sense -- being around people we love is good for us! But for seniors in particular, social activity is especially important. Here's why.

Are Meal Kit Delivery Services a Good Option for Mom or Dad?

Posted: 3/5/2020 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

As we get older, daily tasks like preparing meals can become a challenge. Here is one possibility to lessen the burden.

Why Caregivers are the Unsung Heroes of Healthcare

Posted: 2/20/2020 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Here are just a few reasons why caregivers are the unsung heroes of healthcare.

The Surprising Signs of Heart Trouble You Shouldn’t Ignore

Posted: 2/10/2020 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

While you should always prioritize heart health (for yourself and your senior loved ones), now is a good time to pay especially close attention. Here are some signs of heart trouble you shouldn’t ignore in a senior loved one – and which you may not understand to be signs of concern.

Special Ways to Show Mom or Dad You Care on Valentine’s Day

Posted: 2/10/2020 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

While just about everyone loves flowers and chocolates, put on your thinking cap to make Valentine's Day extra special for your senior loved ones this year. This blog includes tips and ideas to get you started.

How to Prevent Valentine’s Loneliness in Your Senior Loved Ones

Posted: 2/7/2020 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

You undoubtedly want to make sure your senior loved one feels appreciated and loved -- on Valentine’s Day and throughout the year. Here are some ideas to help prevent him or her from feeling lonely on the day that’s all about celebrating love!

Simple Steps You Can Take to Prevent Cancer in Your Loved Ones

Posted: 2/3/2020 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

In honor of World Cancer Day February 4, here are some simple things you can do to help prevent cancer in your loved one – and yourself.

Don’t Forget Oral Health Issues in Your Senior Loved Ones

Posted: 1/31/2020 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Oral health is linked to a host of serious health issues, and it's a common issue for seniors. This blog post will highlight some oral health essentials for your loved ones.

Glaucoma warning signs in seniors (and what to do next)

Posted: 1/24/2020 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Glaucoma affects 3 million Americans, many over the age of 65. This blog examines the warning signs of glaucoma, and offers advice to help.

3 Things Seniors Worry About (And How You Can Help)

Posted: 1/17/2020 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

No one wants their loved ones to worry. Here are three things seniors worry about, and how you can help them.

New Year’s Resolutions Definitely Worth the Effort

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

View these New Year’s Resolutions as inspiring advice to keep you and your loved ones happier and healthier this year.

Did you get your flu shot? Here’s why they’re especially critical for seniors

Posted: 12/2/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Here are some important reasons you and your senior loved ones should get their flu shot this year.

Giving Thanks for Amazing Family Caregivers

Posted: 11/25/2019 5:38 PM by Interim HealthCare

If you know someone who serves as a family caregiver for a loved one, or perhaps if you yourself are a family caregiver, you see firsthand the incredible generosity shown by these selfless individuals. In the spirit of the season, we’d like to share just a few of the reasons why we give thanks for amazing family caregivers.

What Is Hospice Care (and Why That Matters to Your Family)?

Posted: 11/20/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

In honor of National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, this blog will introduce you to hospice and palliative care, and help you understand how these services may be able to help you and your family during a difficult time.

Why Diabetes Is Such a Concern among Seniors

Posted: 11/13/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

While you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who has never heard of diabetes, awareness of the disease encompasses much more. It’s imperative for all of us to have an understanding of this disease. Our health, and the health of our senior loved ones, may depend on it.

Saluting Our Veterans

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

A message from Jennifer Sheets, President & CEO of Interim HealthCare, as we honor America's veterans.

Thanking our veterans: The incredible power of service

Posted: 11/7/2019 8:21 AM by Interim HealthCare

To honor the amazing veterans who are a part of our Interim HealthCare family, we reached out and asked our veterans “why [they] serve.” This blog highlights some of their responses.

Important Answers to Common Questions After an Alzheimer's Diagnosis

Posted: 11/6/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

In honor of National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month, this blog walks through some of the most common questions you may have after that diagnosis, along with answers to help you move forward.

Why Home Health Care Is Helping Families Stay Happier and Healthier

Posted: 11/1/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Choosing home care for your loved one can provide tremendous benefits for your family. Here are just a few ways home care is helping families stay happier and healthier.

What Makes a Great Home Health Aide?

Posted: 10/18/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Although there’s no “hard” list of traits, we’ve found over the past 50 years of helping patients that the best home health aides share many of these characteristics.

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