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Choosing a type of hospice care

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Hospice, Senior Care

When choosing a type of hospice for a loved one, it is important to consider all of the factors that will go into his care. 

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More than vaccine needed to protect elderly from flu

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

A new study says that the standard flu vaccine may not be as effective for the elderly.

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Hospice support networks for the family

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Hospice

Hospice provides significant benefits to an ailing loved one, but there are many programs in place to help the surviving family as well. 

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Tips for facing dementia during the holidays

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's, Senior Care

The holiday season is often one of joy and family togetherness, but for family members who have a loved one living with dementia, this time of year can be challenging.

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Traumatic brain injury recovery is possible, even for older seniors

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

A new study from the University of Helsinki in Finland has found evidence indicating that older seniors may have a better chance of recovering from traumatic brain injury than initially thought.

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New screening process can help detect arthritis risks

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Arthritis

Researchers have found that a new blood test can better screen patients for rheumatoid arthritis, years before it even begins to affect them.

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Seniors' post-fall recovery improved under a team of care

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

When it comes to senior care, a team of health providers may play an important role in reducing hospital readmissions after a fall.

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Negative senior stereotypes associated with poorer cognition and hearing

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Depression

A study from the University of Toronto has found that there is a link between stereotypes surrounding senior citizens and the cognitive and hearing performance of older adults.

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3 things to keep in mind as you consider hospice

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Hospice, Senior Care

When approaching the idea of hospice, there are a few things to keep in mind to help you to better understand and make a more informed decision.

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Celebrating the holidays when a loved one is in hospice

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Hospice

There are ways that family members can celebrate the season with the seniors in their lives who are in hospice.

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Air pollution causes more health concerns for older, diabetic women

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease

A new study has found that there are especially strong health risks for elderly women with diabetes who are exposed to air pollution.

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