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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.

Is Your Senior at Increased Risk for Migraines?

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

Migraines impact more than 38 million people throughout the United States and can be particularly debilitating for seniors. This blog identifies risk factors and examines potential treatments for migraines to help your senior loved one live a better, healthier life.

Questions to Ask Your Parent's Doctor About DVT Treatment Options

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

Deep vein thrombosis is a serious medical condition that is increasingly common in seniors. This blog contains advice and questions to help you navigate Mom or Dad's care with a doctor.

3 Simple Steps to Protect Mom or Dad During the Cold and Flu Season

Posted: 2/1/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

The cold and flu season may be annoying to some, but a simple virus can be life threatening for seniors. This blog offers tips to help keep your senior loved one safe this winter.

4 Easy Kitchen Swaps to Improve Heart Health

Posted: 1/31/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Cardiovascular disease accounts for 1 in 3 deaths across the United States. This blog includes simple, easy-to-implement kitchen swaps to help your senior loved one protect his or her heart health.

How Can Elder Care Help a Senior with High Blood Pressure?

Posted: 1/31/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

It can be challenging to keep up with regular medicaction schedules and be 100% positive Mom or Dad is following through on their recommended course of action to treat high blood pressure. This blog examines how elderly home care services can keep your loved one on track with treatment while alleviating some of the time- and stress-burden you're facing with care.

How to Get Your Senior Loved Ones Moving in the New Year

Posted: 1/28/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

As a caregiver, your role is critical toward helping senior loved ones exercise and achieve their health goals. This blog examines three steps you should take to assure the success of Mom or Dad's exercise plan.

Help! My Aging Parent Has Arthritis

Posted: 1/24/2019 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis are common afflictions that can cause significant pain and reduced activity in seniors. This post provides insight and advice to help seniors and their caregivers overcome the adverse effects of arthritis to live life to the fullest.

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