Interim HealthCare Blog

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.

5 Signs of Mental Illness in Seniors that you Should Not Ignore

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

As we recognize World Mental Health Day on October 10 (and value mental health throughout the year), it’s important for each of us to look out for these warning signs of mental illness so that our loved ones can receive treatment.

Symptom Checker: When to Call the Doctor with Breast Cancer Concerns

Posted: 10/2/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

If you are at all concerned about a change or symptom in your breasts, be sure to contact your doctor. This blog examines some of the more common breast cancer symptoms.

The Value of Home Care for Seniors Fighting Cancer

Posted: 9/25/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

While your loved one is counting on you to provide care and support, home care can serve as a complement to your care for seniors fighting cancer. Here are just a few benefits.

Why is Your Senior Loved One Getting Dehydrated?

Posted: 9/23/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

If you or your loved one’s doctor has noticed a consistent problem with dehydration in your senior loved one, one or more of these culprits could be to blame.

Is It Forgetfulness or a Sign of Alzheimer’s?

Posted: 9/18/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

While you should always raise health concerns with your loved one’s doctor, in this post, this blog post takes a closer look at some common types of forgetfulness that could potentially signal Alzheimer’s disease.

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