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Thinking About Making a Change in Careers? Consider Caregiving

Posted: 10/11/2021 2:49 PM by Interim HealthCare

For the right type of person, a career in caregiving can be extremely gratifying. This article will you help you in determining if it's right for you by asking two critical questions. Find out now!

Why Choose Interim HealthCare Over Other Agencies?

Posted: 9/27/2021 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Finding the right agency for your time and talents isn’t always as easy as it sounds. When you’re ready to make a decision, here’s why Interim HealthCare might just be the best place for you to do what you do best.

What Our Company Culture Says About Our Values

Posted: 9/13/2021 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Our company culture truly reflects our values. Learn about ten of the values that Interim HealthCare of Chico strives to display.

Choose a Career Where You Can Develop and Grow

Posted: 8/23/2021 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Many leave their job because they feel they are stagnating from the lack of opportunity to grow as a person and as a professional. So how can you find the right career where you can develop and grow? It may be easier than you think.

Looking For Job Security? Consider Caregiving

Posted: 8/9/2021 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Many are looking for something they feel they didn’t have with their current or their last career- job security. If that's your case, why not consider caregiving?

Choose a Career Path with Purpose

Posted: 7/26/2021 10:05 AM by Interim HealthCare

Why should you be looking for a career with purpose? Is caregiving's purpose the right one for you? Find out!

Time to Rethink Your Career?

Posted: 7/12/2021 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Many Americans are looking to change careers for a variety of reasons. Are you? See if caregiving is just what you need!

Why Work as a Professional Caregiver at Interim HealthCare?

Posted: 6/14/2021 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

If you’re committed to providing quality care, we have a place for you. Learn more today about joining the dedicated team of caregivers at Interim that enjoy flexible hours as well as the ability and training to grow in their career path.

Medical Staffing in Chico: Benefits of Using a Staffing Agency

Posted: 4/25/2019 2:37 PM by Interim HealthCare

When you need to fill a vacancy but just don't have the time or resources to hire more personnel, you can connect with a local medical staffing agency. At Interim HealthCare of Chico, we can help you find the perfect fit to join your team. Our medical staffing services in Chico, CA can screen and select qualified candidates who match your needs for you, so you can keep your focus on your patien...

Hospice Care in Chico: Helping Your Family with Compassionate Care

Posted: 1/21/2019 10:34 AM by Interim HealthCare

If you or someone in your family has a life-limiting medical condition, you've probably faced many emotional and physical challenges before looking into hospice care options in Chico, CA. At this point, you may have already spent months or even years feeling powerless as you've watched a loved one go in and out of the hospital to treatment, missing out on precious family memories as a result.

Visit the Library: Senior Activities

Posted: 4/30/2018 7:04 PM by Interim HealthCare

With all of the technology that we have at our fingertips today, it can be easy to forget that the library is still a great place to visit. Most of our elderly loved ones will tend to prefer the library to bookstores and ebook readers, and it's a great idea for an outing with them.

The Family Dynamic of Caregiving

Posted: 4/30/2018 12:55 PM by Interim HealthCare

It can be difficult to face the responsibilities of caring for an elderly parent alone, but for some families, sharing the duties with siblings can bring about a whole slew of other issues. Sometimes, siblings run into issues when one lives near the senior and the other is trying to care from a distance. Other times, both siblings live near their loved one and cannot come to a conclusion about ...

February is American Heart Month

Posted: 2/26/2018 10:04 AM by Interim HealthCare

February 2018 is American Heart Month, and February 2rd is National Wear Red Day. The purpose of these two causes is to raise awareness of heart health in America.

Help a Senior Improve Their Quality of Life by Setting Goals

Posted: 2/5/2018 10:02 AM by Interim HealthCare

Setting goals is a fantastic way for your parent to enhance their quality of life and pursue better health and well-being as they age in place. They give your parent the opportunity to discover new sources of excitement and fulfillment, keep them motivated and working toward the next step, and help them to break down larger goals into something more accessible. A great way to start your parent ...

Stroke Prevention Tips for Seniors

Posted: 1/29/2018 10:44 AM by Interim HealthCare

A stroke is a traumatic event that can happen to anyone at any time. A stroke occurs because there is a lack of blood flow to the brain. The brain cells are deprived of oxygen causing the cells to die, which has negative effects on the body and mind. Depending on how severe the stroke (how much brain damage is done) will determine how much the person is physically and mentally affected.

Cervical Health Awareness Month

Posted: 1/19/2018 10:35 AM by Interim HealthCare

During January we take the time to raise awareness about cervical health. This month is meant to educate both men and women on the causes and effects of cervical cancer and HPV, as well as encouraging women to take the proper steps to reduce their risk of developing cervical cancer.

How to Deal with Long Distance Caregiving for a Loved One with Dementia

Posted: 12/22/2017 2:24 PM by Interim HealthCare

Being away from your elderly loved one is difficult as a long-distance family caregiver, but if she's diagnosed with dementia, that can make you a little more nervous. Finding ways to compensate for the distance involved can help you and your elderly loved one to feel more at ease.

How Can You Convince a Reluctant Elderly Loved One to Bathe More Often?

Posted: 12/8/2017 2:10 PM by Interim HealthCare

When you're a family caregiver to an elderly loved one, some situations can crop up that you didn't expect. A loved one who is suddenly reluctant to bathe is one such situation, especially if your loved one has always paid a lot of attention to her personal hygiene. Some of these tips can help.

What is Macular Degeneration and Can You Prevent It?

Posted: 11/24/2017 1:50 PM by Interim HealthCare

While there are many potential causes for low vision among elderly adults, one of the most common is a condition called macular degeneration. This disease is a leading cause of the loss of vision among those older adults over the age of 50 and can develop so gradually that the senior is not even aware of the changes in their vision until they have become severe. This condition does not lead to ...

Should Your Parent Consider Hip Replacement Surgery?

Posted: 11/10/2017 12:06 PM by Interim HealthCare

The thought of your parent undergoing surgery can be daunting. Hip replacement surgery, however, can make a tremendous difference in their health and quality of life, enabling them to stay more active, healthier, and more engaged in the world around them. Helping your parent to determine if they should consider this type of surgery empowers them to make the decision that is right for them and f...

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