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April 2017

Interim HealthCare Blogs

Being a Home Caregiver in the Hospital Setting

Posted: 4/5/2017 10:37 AM by Interim HealthCare

When you are a caregiver, you may have accompanied your patient on multiple trips to the ER or hospital admissions. While having experience with hospital routines may reduce anxiety, being hospitalized remains very stressful for patient and caregiver.

Is Your Elderly Loved One at Greater Risk for Falls?

Posted: 4/1/2017 4:23 PM by Interim HealthCare

Falls can be a common, but dangerous occurrence for the elderly. A fall is defined by medical professionals as any outside force that causes a person to have an unexpected or accidental land on the ground. Not to be confused with falls resulting from a loss of consciousness, falls are a major cause of brain injuries in the elderly, and the number one cause of hospital admissions. And the simple...

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