April 2018

Interim HealthCare Blogs

Physical Therapy for Elderly Adults - Tips for Caregivers

Posted: 4/23/2018 7:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Physical therapy is an effective treatment for many conditions and it can help elderly adults to gain/regain strength which will ultimately help them have a better quality of life. Physical therapy is not a “quick fix”, however, and it may require time and effort for it to be effective.

Diabetic Retinopathy: Symptoms, Causes, and Diagnoses

Posted: 4/14/2018 10:26 AM by Interim HealthCare

Diabetic retinopathy is a serious risk factor for anyone suffering from diabetes. It is a retina-damaging condition that affects more than 5 million Americans over the age of 40 and has caused one-third of older adults to become legally blind.

Elder Care After a Heart Attack

Posted: 4/4/2018 7:35 PM by Interim HealthCare

A heart attack can be one of those things that as an adult child you think will never happen to your loved one. As a family caregiver, however, it is important to understand the risk of this type of urgent medical situation occurring in your elder care journey with your senior and to be prepared for how you are going to handle not just the attack as it is happening, but the care that you offer ...

Know the Signs of Aging Parents Having Trouble at Home

Posted: 4/2/2018 7:40 AM by Interim HealthCare

As your parents age it is important to be alert to signs that they may be having trouble on their own at home. With family caregivers becoming more common it is important to know what to look for in your loved one’s behavior and it is important to know when to switch to professional home care giving. Below are some behaviors to lookout for to know if professional caregiving is need for your sen...