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Senior Care Services in Bethesda Help Seniors Protect Their Independence

Posted: 7/14/2020 9:40 AM by Interim HealthCare

Most seniors want nothing more than to age with dignity. Even when the activities of everyday living become too difficult to do alone, many will fight to hold onto their independence rather than ask for help that they feel might cost them their independence. Interim HealthCare of Montgomery County helps seniors in Bethesda, MD get the best of both worlds by delivering dignified senior care righ...

Bringing Senior Care Home to Silver Spring

Posted: 4/30/2020 1:36 PM by Interim HealthCare

There's no doubt that most seniors prefer to age in the comfort, familiarity, and privacy of their own homes. However, sometimes the challenges they face in terms of their health jeopardize their ability to live independently. That's when many families in our community called on the trusted professionals at Interim HealthCare of Montgomery County to provide senior care and skilled support for t...

Bringing Senior Care Home to Montgomery County

Posted: 2/28/2020 7:57 AM by Interim HealthCare

The years after retirement should be filled with comfort and joy. However, the realities of aging can often make it difficult for seniors to get the most out of life. That's why families across our community rely on Interim HealthCare of Montgomery County to provide senior care services that keep their loved ones safer and happier at home. Our senior care services in Montgomery County, MD ar...

In Home Personal Care in Montgomery County Helps Prevent Senior Isolation

Posted: 12/26/2019 9:26 AM by Interim HealthCare

For a senior, aging in the comfort of their own home is often a high priority. However, such independence can also be a burden for those living alone who may begin to feel lonely or isolated as a result. In home personal care provided by a compassionate caregiver can prevent seniors in Montgomery County, MD from becoming dispirited and help them enjoy their golden years the way they should. 

Benefits to Elderly Home Care in Montgomery County

Posted: 10/21/2019 9:36 AM by Interim HealthCare

Making a decision about your loved one's care can be overwhelming. With so many factors to consider, like scheduling, services, and location, it can be hard to choose. Considering the benefits of different types of care can be helpful during your process. Our elderly home care in Montgomery County, MD poses many benefits for your loved one and can also be helpful for your family.

Senior Companion Care in Montgomery County: What It is and Other Common Questions Answered

Posted: 9/17/2019 3:25 PM by Interim HealthCare

As we age, everyday tasks can become more challenging. If you are seeking assistance for your aging family member, consider our senior companion care in Montgomery County, MD. We can help make everyday life more manageable for your loved one.

Elder Care Services in Montgomery County: Recognizing Caregiver Burn Out and When to Get Help

Posted: 7/8/2019 10:20 AM by Interim HealthCare

Taking on the care of your loved one can be an overwhelming addition to your daily life. There are many extra responsibilities to manage, which will inevitably create stress. Caregiver burn out occurs when the stress becomes unmanageable. With our elder care services in Montgomery County, MD, you can find a healthy balance between caregiving and your daily life.

About Our Caregiver Services in Montgomery County

Posted: 5/8/2019 10:38 AM by Interim HealthCare

Interim Healthcare of Montgomery County’s main goal is to provide caregiver services that assist seniors in aging safely, comfortably and gracefully in their own home. Our care professionals are background checked, trained, supervised and matched to every client’s personality. Our Service options are diverse and will assist with everything from Activities of daily living to Alzheimer’s and deme...

Senior Care in Montgomery County: When is it time?

Posted: 3/18/2019 10:47 AM by Interim HealthCare

It can be hard to imagine that your parents need senior care at home, particularly if they still seem as comfortable and capable as they were when you growing up. However, many of Montgomery County's older residents could really benefit from a helping hand around the house, or a bit of companionship from a compassionate senior care professional. Even so, far too many seniors don't actually spea...

Alzheimer's Care in Montgomery County: What is Early Onset Alzheimer's?

Posted: 1/24/2019 3:16 PM by Interim HealthCare

Early onset Alzheimer's is a prevalent topic in the Geriatric care community. Alzheimer’s is typically associated with a more advanced age and this misconception can be a dangerous one. While it's true that the vast majority of people with this cognitive issue are 65 years old or older, there are also individuals who show signs of decline in their 40s and 50s, or even their 30s. Cognitive decli...

Healthy Heart Tips For Caregivers

Posted: 2/11/2018 12:05 PM by Interim HealthCare

One of if not the most common side effect of being a family caregiver is not properly caring for them self. This happens because the caregiver is so focused on the health of their loved one, that they forget to care for themselves and their health needs. It is important for every caregiver to understand that the better they care for themselves the better they can care for their loved one.

3 Ways Seniors Can Maintain their Dignity with Home Care Services

Posted: 2/9/2018 12:04 PM by Interim HealthCare

Helping a senior loved one maintain their dignity as they age may not be the first thing that comes to mind, but it is very important to address because it can be a dangerous downward spiral if ignored.

Cervical Health Awareness Month

Posted: 1/29/2018 1:41 PM 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.

Steps on Being a Caregiver for a Senior with Parkinson’s Disease

Posted: 1/22/2018 1:39 PM by Interim HealthCare

Parkinson's disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects predominately dopamine-producing (“dopaminergic”) neurons in a specific area of the brain called substantia nigra. Symptoms generally develop slowly over years, and include tremors, slowness of movement, limb rigidity, gait and balance problems. This illness is common in seniors and be managed well with the help of a caregiver.

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...

Is Your Parent Not Getting Through Their Grief Effectively?

Posted: 10/27/2017 11:58 AM by Interim HealthCare

Grief is something that virtually everyone will have to face and get through at some point in their lives. This loss of an important person can be extremely painful and a difficult phase to push through, but as a family caregiver it is critical that you are prepared to help your parent deal with their loss in an effective and healthy way so that they can move forward and enjoy a lifestyle that ...

4 Summer Fun Ideas for Loved Ones with Memory Issues

Posted: 10/13/2017 10:54 AM by Interim HealthCare

Memory issues can make many things more difficult with your elderly loved one, especially family fun in the summer. This doesn't have to be the case, though, especially if you try some of these tips.

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