February 2016

Interim HealthCare Blogs

The Diabetic Valentine

Posted: 2/22/2016 9:47 AM by Interim HealthCare

Living with diabetes presents all sorts of challenges, but never more than on holidays. This is an especially big problem in America, where every major holiday is centered around food, usually of the unhealthy variety. Bigger than even Halloween with the huge amounts of sugary confections it offers, Valentine's Day is especially challenging.

Excessive Heat - Danger!

Posted: 2/16/2016 2:02 PM by Interim HealthCare

It may come as a surprise to some that heat is the top weather-related killer in the United States. Heat-related fatalities were first officially tallied in 1986, and since then an average of 137 people each year have lost their lives as a result of excessive heat...

Bring happiness to hearts of seniors on Valentine’s Day

Posted: 2/14/2016 8:47 AM by Interim HealthCare

Valentine’s Day is all about love and romance, and who doesn’t like that? The extra-special attention lathered upon us each February 14th evokes the warm and gooey feelings we felt when we first fell in love. For many seniors, however, this annual day of love can be just another day, or worse, a day of increased loneliness and sorrow.

The Effects of Stress on Your Health

Posted: 2/2/2016 9:03 AM by Interim HealthCare

Stress affects people of every age and creed. Whether it is caused by your children, money, health or social issues, stress is part of daily life. Nobody likes stress, is your reaction to it causing health issues? A new study shows that how someone reacts to stress can affect his or her health.

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