Interim HealthCare Blog

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.

Monitoring Senior Loved Ones – Wherever You Are Located

Posted: 4/15/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

It has never been easier than ever for you to monitor senior loved ones and help them age safely at home. This blog details some of the best resources to help you keep your senior loved ones safe, wherever you are located.

How to Help Seniors Create Advance Directives

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

Creating an advance directive is not a fun task for anyone; however, during extremely trying times, they can give some semblance of peace for families when deciding upon critical care. This blog offers advice to help you prepare these important documents.

Here’s Why a Home Healthcare Career Is Right for You!

Posted: 4/3/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Wherever you are in your home care career journey, this blog can help you decide whether a home healthcare career with Interim HealthCare is right for you.

How to Help Senior Loved Ones Avoid 'Post-Hospital Syndrome'

Posted: 4/1/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Many seniors who emerge from hospital stays end up returning to the hospital within a month. This post will help you care for your loved one and avoid "post-hospital syndrome."

Could Mom or Dad have a Hoarding Problem?

Posted: 3/25/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Hoarding is more than a nuisance. It poses real mental and physical health issues to seniors. This blog examines some of the warning signs your senior loved ones may have a hoarding issue.

How the Right Job Can Make You Happier

Posted: 3/19/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Research shows that choosing a job that helps others can lead to more happiness. We couldn’t agree more! This blog examines how home care jobs at Interim HealthCare make you happier.

5 Reasons to Look for a Support Group Sooner Rather Than Later

Posted: 3/18/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Support groups -- online and in person -- can be tremendously helpful for family caregivers. They can help you deal with stress, find new ideas and resources to care for Mom or Dad and simply to feel less alone. Here are 5 reasons you should find a support group now.

3 Surprising Ways Sleep Quality Impacts Senior Health

Posted: 3/12/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

While nearly everyone is at risk for sleep deprivation, the risk is especially high for seniors. Plus, the potential ramifications of sleep deprivation can be especially catastrophic. This blog examines some surprising ways sleep quality impacts senior health, and how to mitigate those risks.

How reading can improve the health and happiness of seniors

Posted: 3/11/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

This blog contains tips for you or a loved one to cash in on the anti-aging, brain-boosting, stress-relieving benefits of reading.

8 Caregiver Hacks that Make Life Easier

Posted: 3/4/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Avoid caregiver burnout and provide the best possible care for your senior loved ones by implementing these eight (8) caregiver hacks.

How to Prevent Caregiver Burnout

Posted: 2/19/2019 11:24 AM by Interim HealthCare

In honor of National Caregivers Day, this post shares tips and advice for professional caregivers to prevent burnout.

Should My Aging Mom Take Dance Classes?

Posted: 2/19/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dance classes provide an excellent opportunity for seniors to spend time with others, get out of the house and get moving. This blog examines how participation in dance classes has exceptional benefits for physical and mental health in seniors.

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