August 2018

Understanding the IADLs That Impact a Parent's Ability to Age at Home

Posted: 8/31/2018 10:28 AM by Interim HealthCare

Instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs) are tasks a senior should be able to do on their own. These activities are not primary activities like being able to eat or drink, but they're important for a senior who wants to age at home independently. As your mom or dad age, it's important to monitor their ability to perform IADLs. If they struggle with them, you should start helping out ...

5 Easy At-Home Exercises for Seniors

Posted: 8/31/2018 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Exercise is good for everyone, including seniors. In fact, research shows it can help stave off the mobility problems that can interfere with independence, not to mention, benefit a person’s heart, bones and even mood.

5 Hacks for Making Meal Time Easier

Posted: 8/10/2018 5:36 AM by Interim HealthCare

Family caregivers perform a lot of tasks for their older family members. Among them is making sure they senior eats nutritious meals and snacks. However, it can be difficult for you to be there every time the senior wants something to eat. In addition, it’s likely your aging relative wants to be as independent as possible. The problem is that there are some problems of aging that can make it di...