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Home Health Care in Kittanning: Bringing Support Home to Patients

Posted: 8/3/2020 8:32 PM by Interim HealthCare

There are many reasons why a patient would choose to receive health care at home. Increased comfort, greater privacy, and cost efficiency are just a few. Interim HealthCare of Kittanning offers a full suite of customizable home health care services that help patients across our community enjoy a higher quality of life while saving on medical costs. 

Bringing Senior Care Home to Ford City

Posted: 5/11/2020 10:29 AM by Interim HealthCare

As they age, seniors will come up against obstacles that can jeopardize both their independence and their health. Senior care services from Interim HealthCare of Kittanning help to ensure that elders in Ford City, PA are never without the help that they need to overcome those obstacles. Whether it's post-operative support or just an extra helping hand, seniors in our community can rely on our o...

Bringing Senior Care Home to Indiana PA

Posted: 3/27/2020 9:56 AM by Interim HealthCare

Hospitals and nursing homes are usually the last places a senior wants to find themselves. But for those living alone or with chronic conditions, winding up in institutionalized care may seem unavoidable. In-home senior care from the trusted, local professionals at Interim HealthCare of Kittanning offers a welcome alternative for families by delivering exceptional home healthcare and assistance...

Support Your Loved One in Kittanning with Senior Care Services

Posted: 1/24/2020 1:42 PM by Interim HealthCare

There's nothing more stressful or upsetting than knowing that an elderly relative is struggling and you're unable to help, especially if you don't live nearby. However, it's not always possible for family members to provide care directly for aging parents and grandparents in Kittanning, PA. That's where senior care services from the trusted team at Interim HealthCare of Kittanning can help.  ...

Professional Home Health Care in Kittanning: How Our Staff Can Help

Posted: 11/15/2019 1:49 PM by Interim HealthCare

For seniors who want to age in place but also need medical assistance, finding a happy medium between the two can be seemingly difficult. At Interim HealthCare of Kittanning, we offer a range of professional home health care services. We help seniors in Kittanning, Ford City, Blairsville, Apollo, New Bethlehem, and Indiana, PA continue to live independently while also receiving the care they need.

How an In Home Nurse in Kittanning Eases the Transition Home from Hospital

Posted: 8/1/2019 12:51 PM by Interim HealthCare

Recovering from a hospital stay can be challenging for your loved one, especially without proper care and assistance. You're probably relieved that they are returning home, but the lifestyle change alone can cause your loved one stress. Hiring an in home nurse in Kittanning, PA can relieve stress and help your loved one recover properly.

Senior Care in Kittanning: Answering Common Questions

Posted: 5/31/2019 12:35 PM by Interim HealthCare

The term "senior care" can encompass many types of care and services, which can leave you with a lot of questions. Our team at Interim HealthCare of Kittanning can assist you in your journey of finding quality care for your loved one. Our senior care services in Kittanning, PA provide a variety of services that can be beneficial to both you and your family.

Home Health Service in Kittanning: What it is and How it Helps

Posted: 4/23/2019 11:07 AM by Interim HealthCare

Receiving in-home care is an option available to people of all ages. Individuals with both medical and personal needs can benefit from home health services in Kittanning. Here at Interim HealthCare of Kittanning, we offer a variety of in-home services to meet those needs.

Do you Know the Symptoms of a Stroke?

Posted: 5/23/2018 9:44 AM by Interim HealthCare

As the person responsible for the elderly care of an aging parent or loved one, you are surely aware of all of the possible medical crises that can occur.

Safe Exercise Routines for Seniors

Posted: 5/4/2018 9:25 AM by Interim HealthCare

Beating stress means getting enough rest, eating right, and moving your body more. You'll definitely want to check with your doctor before beginning any new exercise plans, but these tips can help you to get started with a plan you'll want to stick with for a long time.

Senior Care: Getting the Most out of Food

Posted: 4/30/2018 7:53 AM by Interim HealthCare

Interim Healthcare can help its patients choose the right types of foods for a healthy diet, which is just one important key to maintaining good health in elderly individuals.

Aging Skin Requires Special Care

Posted: 4/25/2018 3:45 PM by Interim HealthCare

Seniors are more prone to skin infections and other skin problems due to changes in the skin. When seniors are cared for by elder care providers or family caregivers, the responsibility for managing skin care falls on their shoulders.

February is American Heart Month

Posted: 2/14/2018 1:09 PM by Interim HealthCare

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

Be a Better Caregiver by Being an Organized Caregiver

Posted: 2/2/2018 1:08 PM by Interim HealthCare

Organization is important in everyone’s lives. From children to college students to parents to employees, everyone benefits when they use lists, schedules and calendars to manage their day-to-day lives. Senior caregivers are no different. To effectively care for a loved one or for a patient, proper organization is crucial. It not only aids in communication, but reduces stress and saves time and...

The Difficulties of Identifying and Managing COPD

Posted: 1/25/2018 10:36 AM by Interim HealthCare

COPD or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is the term used to describe progressive lung diseases including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, refractory (non-reversible) asthma, and some forms of bronchitis.

Cervical Health Awareness Month

Posted: 1/12/2018 10:28 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.

Reducing the Risk of Urinary Tract Infections

Posted: 12/15/2017 2:05 PM by Interim HealthCare

Urinary tract infections are one of the most common types of infections, particularly for elderly adults. More than half of women will experience one or more UTIs throughout her adult years, and though they are not as common in men, they can and do happen.

Hope Through the Holidays

Posted: 12/1/2017 1:56 PM by Interim HealthCare

The holidays are supposed to be a time of joy, but not everyone embraces the season. Those who suffer grief over the death of a loved one often dread the holidays, and feel relief when the New Year rolls around and the season is finally over. Here are five tips to consider for turning grief into optimism for the coming year.

Tips for Eating Healthier

Posted: 11/2/2017 1:49 PM by Interim HealthCare

Nutrition is a central element of elder care, providing a basis on which all of your other efforts build. Without proper nutrition, your parents' bodies are unable to function properly and will be at greater risk of a variety of health consequences.

Home Care Awareness: Itchy Skin

Posted: 11/2/2017 1:42 PM by Interim HealthCare

Everyone deals with itchiness on their skin every now and then. Technically a pain response, itchiness is the skin's way of telling you that there is something wrong. While much of the time this "something wrong" is mild and easily addressed, if chronically itchy skin has become a part of your home care journey with your elderly loved ones, you know how frustrating, and potentially dangerous, i...

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