February 2016

Interim HealthCare Blogs

The Diabetic Valentine

Posted: 2/22/2016 9:47 AM by Interim HealthCare

Living with diabetes presents all sorts of challenges, but never more than on holidays. This is an especially big problem in America, where every major holiday is centered around food, usually of the unhealthy variety. Bigger than even Halloween with the huge amounts of sugary confections it offers, Valentine's Day is especially challenging.

Bring happiness to hearts of seniors on Valentine’s Day

Posted: 2/14/2016 8:47 AM by Interim HealthCare

Valentine’s Day is all about love and romance, and who doesn’t like that? The extra-special attention lathered upon us each February 14th evokes the warm and gooey feelings we felt when we first fell in love. For many seniors, however, this annual day of love can be just another day, or worse, a day of increased loneliness and sorrow.

How To Be an Effective Caregiver - Ten Common Traits

Posted: 2/1/2016 12:22 PM by Interim HealthCare

While being a caregiver for a loved one comes with a multitude of responsibilities, worries and frustrations, the rewards of improving the quality of their life can bring happiness and satisfaction as well. Effective caregivers share many characteristics, they learn and grow as they become more comfortable with their care giving role and they realize that no one can be perfect all of the time.

Why Choose Home Care? Weighing Your Options

Posted: 2/1/2016 12:15 PM by Interim HealthCare

One of the toughest decisions facing families today is how to care for our aging loved ones who need additional care. The traditional route of placing elders into a nursing home, while it has some merits, is very expensive. Additionally, almost every study on the subject shows that given the choice, seniors overwhelmingly say that they would prefer to remain in their own homes. Assisted living ...

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