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5 Things Veteran Nurses Should Never Forget

Posted: 12/15/2020 8:10 AM by Interim HealthCare

Veteran nurses coordinate care while providing their expert knowledge to seniors in their care. Their comprehensive knowledge about the different medical conditions and the human body makes them stand out from other nurses. It broadcasts their vast experience to others.

Trusted In Home Care in St. Charles

Posted: 12/7/2020 8:01 AM by Interim HealthCare

f you're considering in home care services in the St. Charles, MO area, Interim HealthCare of Saint Louis South can help.  We're a locally owned and operated in home care service provider with over 50 years of industry experience. Our team of professional caretakers are thoroughly trained and vetted from among the community’s best.

Interesting Facts About Nursing We Bet You Didn’t Know

Posted: 11/30/2020 1:45 PM by Interim HealthCare

Nurses play a special role in our life. They help us manage our physical needs, treat health conditions, and prevent illnesses. Our nurses provide holistic care, encompassing developmental, psychosocial, cultural, and spiritual needs. They don’t just administer treatments, therapies, and medications, but do a lot more.

6 Tips to Support Mental Health of Healthcare Workers During COVID-19

Posted: 11/18/2020 7:27 AM by Interim HealthCare

Healthcare workers are in charge of caring for patients while ensuring proper safety and social distancing protocols are maintained. They care for the elderly who are at high risk of contracting COVID-19, and this can affect their mental health adversely.

Trusted In Home Care in Manchester

Posted: 11/17/2020 10:17 AM by Interim HealthCare

If you are searching for an in home care provider in the Manchester area, take a look at a trusted name with an outstanding reputation. Interim HealthCare of Saint Louis South is a locally owned and operated part of the Interim family. We help Manchester seniors safely and comfortably stay in their homes or, in some cases, in their nursing facilities.

In Home Care in Arnold: Delivering Seniors the Support They Deserve

Posted: 10/27/2020 9:45 AM by Interim HealthCare

Nobody deserves comfort and dignity more than our community's seniors. However, seniors often find themselves without the support they need to continue living independently at home. Interim HealthCare of Saint Louis South is a local agency devoted to delivering that support to seniors in Arnold and the surrounding communities. We offer a range of in home care services including personal assista...

What You Need to Know About Pneumonia In Seniors

Posted: 10/20/2020 12:26 PM by Interim HealthCare

Pneumonia is a serious threat to seniors. With around 600,000 cases of pneumonia reported in the United States, 59,000 seniors pass away due to pneumonia each year in the United States. Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) for seniors is estimated at 18.2% pneumonia cases per 1,000 persons aged 65 to 69 years and older, with 52.2% pneumonia cases reported in seniors aged 85 and older.

5 Characteristics to Look for in an In-home Caregiver for Seniors with Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted: 10/7/2020 9:11 PM by Interim HealthCare

Your ailing parent with Alzheimer’s disease needs a certified and trained caregiver to stay with them around the clock. However, you have heard frightening stories in the past and don’t want to find yourself in one of them. Those stories are rare and you can ensure you don’t become a part of the story collection by searching for caregivers backed by a reputable home care agency in Saint Louis C...

In Home Care in Webster Groves: Helping Our Seniors Stay Independent

Posted: 9/28/2020 2:08 PM by Interim HealthCare

Every senior deserves to age with dignity which, to many, means aging at home. In home care services help make that dream a reality for seniors all across Webster Groves, MO by delivering skilled support and heartfelt companionship right to their doorsteps. In the hands of our one-of-a-kind caregivers, even seniors living alone or with chronic memory loss can continue to age in the comfort of t...

Alzheimer’s Disease and COVID -19 -Tips to Keep Them Safe

Posted: 9/23/2020 7:50 AM by Interim HealthCare

The coronavirus pandemic or COVID-19 has spread across the world. It has affected the way we live and do things. However, for others, it has become a nightmare. We’re talking about our seniors who are at high risk of contracting the virus.

How In-Home Care Can Help Bedridden Seniors Living in Saint Louis County

Posted: 9/10/2020 7:29 AM by Interim HealthCare

Undergoing surgery or the progression of a disease can cause some seniors to become bed-bound. For you, this hits close to home, as one of your loved ones has become bedridden. You no longer live with them, but you also can’t sit there and not do anything about the difficult situation they have found themselves in.

In Home Care in Kirkwood: Delivering Assistance to Our Seniors

Posted: 8/31/2020 7:25 AM by Interim HealthCare

Every senior deserves to age in comfort and dignity. However, they often need additional support at home to do so. In home care from Interim HealthCare of Saint Louis South makes it easy for seniors in Kirkwood to get the care they need most by providing personalized care that fits comfortably within their existing lifestyle.

Does Your Parent Need Memory Loss Care in Saint Louis County?

Posted: 8/5/2020 4:51 PM by Interim HealthCare

Is your parent showing signs of memory loss? Or are you not sure if they are experiencing it? Memory loss usually indicates dementia and requires medications and in-home memory loss care to manage it. However, first, you need to make sure if your parent has memory loss.

Unexpected Causes for Falls at Seniors Living in Saint Louis County

Posted: 7/29/2020 2:12 PM by Interim HealthCare

Among our elderly, falls have become one of the main causes of injuries. With over one-third of people aged 65 and older fall each year, it’s important to understand all the unexpected causes behind them. What’s more surprising is that the chances of a senior falling again increase if they have a history of falls or suffer from cognitive impairment.

In Home Care in St. Louis: Heartfelt Support You Can Count On

Posted: 7/24/2020 9:20 AM by Interim HealthCare

Everyone wants the best for the ones they love, but when it comes to supporting aging relatives, it isn't always easy to know just what to do. With the support of our tender-hearted local caregivers, your loved one in St. Louis can enjoy a higher quality of life by receiving skilled support at home with our in home care services.

How 24/7 Care Can Ensure Seniors Recover Smoothly after Surgery in Saint Louis County?

Posted: 7/7/2020 7:59 AM by Interim HealthCare

Seniors undergoing surgery need in home care services in Saint Louis County to recover smoothly. If you can’t be with them, you need to ensure someone is. Instead of asking a relative or neighbor to check up on them from time to time, don’t you think it would be better to get a 24/7 caregiver to care for them?

Senior Care in St. Charles Helps Seniors Protect Their Independence

Posted: 6/30/2020 10:35 AM by Interim HealthCare

Aging with dignity is a priority for every senior, so when their ability to live at home is threatened by health complications, many will make sacrifices that could further jeopardize their well-being. Having the support of a skilled caregiver can make all the difference. That's why families turn to Interim HealthCare of Saint Louis South to provide senior care services for their elderly loved ...

Dementia or Not Dementia-Medical Condition that Mimics It

Posted: 6/26/2020 7:25 AM by Interim HealthCare

Seniors develop symptoms that indicate dementia. However, a closer look into the symptoms indicates that they’re suffering from another medical condition with similar symptoms as dementia. If you or your loved one is experiencing symptoms that mimic dementia, don’t be too fast to jump to a conclusion.

The EEOC Guideline to Taking Temperature Checks to Prevent Spread of COVID-19 for Businesses

Posted: 6/15/2020 2:08 PM by Interim HealthCare

Businesses can follow the guidelines given by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for taking the temperature of employees. Fever is a common symptom of coronavirus or COVID-19. Taking the temperature of employees can prevent the spread of the virus in the work environment.

COVID-19 UPDATE

Posted: 5/29/2020 8:25 AM by Interim HealthCare

To Our Clients and their Families:

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