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Home Safety and Alzheimer's Disease

Posted: 11/14/2018 2:30 PM by Interim HealthCare

Home safety is always important, but it’s a special concern when you’re caring for a person with Alzheimer’s. It is important to do what you can to make sure your loved one’s surroundings are as safe and comfortable as possible.

8 Helpful Tips for Medication Management

Posted: 10/29/2018 11:02 AM by Interim HealthCare

We all know that today’s medicines can help control many common chronic diseases and lower the complications that go along with them. Medicines can play an important role in helping keep people out of the hospital. But did you know that, according to many researchers, 75% of Americans have trouble taking their medications as directed?! And according to the National Council on Patient Informati...

Nature's Weirdest Super Hero: The Naked Mole Rat

Posted: 10/16/2018 8:27 AM by Interim HealthCare

So, obviously as a nurse, I’m a bit of a science geek. Science is just super cool. And the current subject of my geeky fascination: THE NAKED MOLE RAT.

Meet Me Monday: Home Care Professional Profile

Posted: 10/9/2018 10:22 AM by Interim HealthCare

Interim HealthCare of the Capital Region has so many truly amazing, talented, and compassionate Team Members! With our monthly feature, “Meet Me Monday”, we invite you to learn a little bit more about the people that are the heart of our company and share our mission to Improve People’s Lives!

Favorite Fall Recipes

Posted: 10/1/2018 3:42 PM by Interim HealthCare

It’s fall, y’all! Time to haul out the warm sweaters, visit your local apple orchard, and cook up some yummy fall treats! As always, I’ve been on the look-out for recipes that I can pass on to my clients and staff. Many of our clients could use extra protein. And of course, as we age, our taste buds change. Sweet foods tend to remain popular, so sneaking in some extra protein in a dessert is t...

Managing Your Stress

Posted: 9/27/2018 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Interim HealthCare values our many partners in the community. We have so many community partners who share our values and our mission: to Improve People’s Lives. Welcome to our Community Spotlight Monthly Feature, where we honor a community partner organization!

Wow Wednesday: Aide of the Month

Posted: 9/20/2018 9:40 AM by Interim HealthCare

Here at Interim HealthCare of the Capital Region, we stand by our belief that we have the best care professionals in the area! With our monthly feature, “Wow Wednesday”, we invite you to learn a little bit more about our “Aide of the Month” for each office. We support a work culture of person centered care and going above and beyond to meet the needs of our clients. We recognize the following c...

Harnessing the Power of Music

Posted: 9/11/2018 7:23 PM by Interim HealthCare

Anyone who knows me knows that music plays a very prominent role in my life. (I’m pretty sure I started singing in the womb. Ha!) I am beyond blessed to come from a family of truly talented and brilliant musicians. Our musical heritage spans generations and genres, from classical to opera to college rock bands, from the cello to the sitar to the ukulele. Simply put, music is in my bones. And be...

Laughter for Health

Posted: 8/16/2018 9:40 AM by Interim HealthCare

Laughter truly is the best medicine sometimes! In fact, studies have shown that laughter can help relieve pain, bring greater happiness, and even increase immunity. It is estimated that children laugh an average of 300-400 times a day, yet that number plummets for adults, who average about 14 times a day! Laughter can be a useful tool to help us maintain our health and well being. Let’s look at...

Meet Me Monday: Home Care Professional Profile

Posted: 8/9/2018 8:08 AM by Interim HealthCare

Interim HealthCare of the Capital Region has so many truly amazing, talented, and compassionate Team Members! With our monthly feature, “Meet Me Monday”, we invite you to learn a little bit more about the people that are the heart of our company and share our mission to Improve People’s Lives!

Creating Meaningful Connections

Posted: 7/31/2018 11:37 AM by Interim HealthCare

I had an aide call me recently looking for ideas to connect with her client. (First of all, I just want to say how much I love working for an organization whose care culture recognizes the importance of the whole person and strives to meet all needs, whether they be physical, emotional, spiritual, etc. But I digress.)This care professional’s client is sometimes difficult to engage as she suffer...

Organize Senior Moves

Posted: 7/25/2018 2:17 PM by Interim HealthCare

Interim HealthCare values our many partners in the community. We have so many community partners who share our values and our mission: to Improve People’s Lives. Welcome to our Community Spotlight Monthly Feature, where we honor a community partner organization! This month, we are featuring Organize Senior Moves, LLC.

Wow Wednesday: Aide of the Month

Posted: 7/18/2018 9:40 AM by Interim HealthCare

Here at Interim HealthCare of the Capitol Region, we stand by our belief that we have the best care professionals in the area! With our monthly feature, “Wow Wednesday”, we invite you to learn a little bit more about our “Aide of the Month” for each office. We support a work culture of person centered care and going above and beyond to meet the needs of our clients. We recognize the following c...

Caroline's Corner: 3 Recipes to Beat the Heat

Posted: 7/10/2018 8:47 AM by Interim HealthCare

Hydration can be a year-round challenge for all of us as we age, but summer, with hot weather and sun exposure, underscores the need to be mindful of fluid intake. Of course, we can drink more fluids, but we can also incorporate water packed fruits and vegetables into our summer fare to stay ahead of our fluid needs while enjoying some tasty new food combinations! Here are three suggestions f...

Meet Me Mondays: Deb, Administrative Assistant, Glens Falls Office

Posted: 7/2/2018 8:43 AM by Interim HealthCare

Interim HealthCare of the Capital Region has so many truly amazing, talented, and compassionate Team Members! With our monthly feature, “Meet Me Monday”, we invite you to learn a little bit more about the people that are the heart of our company and share our mission to Improve People’s Lives!

Community Spotlight Monthly Feature: Tips for Wellness into the Golden Years

Posted: 6/27/2018 9:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Interim HealthCare values our many partners in the community. We have so many community partners who share our values and our mission: to Improve People’s Lives. Welcome to our Community Spotlight Monthly Feature, where we honor a community partner organization! This month, we are featuring Herzog Law Firm and Kym Hance CMC.

Wow Wednesday: Lynne, Theresa and Mary

Posted: 6/20/2018 10:08 AM by Interim HealthCare

Here at Interim HealthCare of the Capitol Region, we stand by our belief that we have the best care professionals in the area! With our monthly feature, “Wow Wednesday”, we invite you to learn a little bit more about our “Aide of the Month” for each office. We support a work culture of person centered care and going above and beyond to meet the needs of our clients. We recognize the following c...

Protein Power Brownies

Posted: 6/12/2018 4:00 PM by Interim HealthCare

Today, I got a call from a family concerned that their father is simply not eating enough protein. The family was aware that protein was vital to his wound healing, as well as his general health.

Meet Me Mondays: Susan McLaughlin, Bookkeeper at Interim HealthCare

Posted: 6/4/2018 8:35 AM by Interim HealthCare

Interim HealthCare of the Capital Region has so many truly amazing, talented, and compassionate Team Members! With our monthly feature, “Meet Me Monday”, we invite you to learn a little bit more about the people that are the heart of our company and share our mission to Improve People’s Lives!

What the Eye Sees May Not Be the Whole Story

Posted: 5/29/2018 2:22 PM by Interim HealthCare

How many of us have noticed someone taking up an accessible parking space and then walking in a store with no apparent signs of a disability? They may have no wheel chair, cane or walker visible the driver merely stepped out the vehicle and strolls on their way

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