Kansas City Senior Home Care Blog
Posted: 4/29/2021 9:45 AM by
Hiring a caregiver in Overland Park, KS is a great way to make sure your loved one gets the help they need to live more comfortably. If Mom or Dad are having a harder time making meals because of their arthritis, or they get overwhelmed at the grocery store, a care professional can take these tasks off their hands.
Posted: 2/28/2021 9:01 PM by
Today, tens of millions of Americans serve as family care providers for loved ones. At Interim HealthCare of Overland Park, we know how demanding this work can be. That’s why we’ve designed our care services to support family caregivers in the Kansas City metro area.
If you provide care to your mom, your dad, or another member of your family, we can make caring for your loved one more manageab...
Posted: 12/28/2020 8:56 PM by
For those needing hospice care in the Overland Park, KS area, it can be hard to know where to turn. As a trusted local provider, patients and their families consistently choose our team to provide hospice services.
We proudly maintain an outstanding reputation for superior patient satisfaction with a team composed of many experienced local nurses, aides, therapists, social workers, and staff. ...
Posted: 10/30/2020 1:25 PM by
When a loved one is suffering from a terminal illness, it has a profound impact on the entire family. Rather than be overwhelmed by all of the emotional and logistical burdens that can come as a result of such a diagnosis, families can turn to Interim HealthCare of Overland Park. We provide a range of highly skilled and deeply heartfelt home hospice care services to patients in the Kansas City ...
Posted: 8/31/2020 3:58 PM by
Coming home from the hospital is what every patient wants most, but avoiding a premature return often requires significant support be waiting for them on the other side. That's why patients across Overland Park, KS and the surrounding communities rely on Interim HealthCare of Overland Park to provide home health care services that help them do exactly that.
Posted: 6/22/2020 6:40 PM by
Whether you're sick or on the mend, there's no place anyone would rather be than at home. That's why families across Kansas City, KS and the surrounding communities call on Interim HealthCare of Overland Park to provide top-quality home health care services for themselves and their loved ones. They know that they can rely on our team of skilled health care professionals to bring the care they n...
Posted: 3/31/2020 8:38 AM by
There truly is no place like home, and nobody knows that better than Overland Park, KS seniors whose homes are the most comfortable and secure places they know. So when age-related health concerns begin to make independent living a challenge, families across our community turn to Interim HealthCare of Overland Park for compassionate senior care services.
Our team of local home care professio...
Posted: 2/24/2020 1:53 PM by
It's never easy to know how to support an aging loved one. Often, the most difficult thing is figuring out how to strike a balance between their needs and their wants. The dignified senior care services provided by Interim HealthCare of Overland Park offer Kansas City seniors and their families the best of both worlds by providing top-quality home healthcare in Kansas City, KS that helps preser...
Posted: 12/30/2019 10:04 AM by
There are many reasons why Kansas City, KS families might choose home care services rather than enter a facility for care. In home nurses are often more affordable and more convenient, but most of all, they allow elderly or ill individuals to remain in the comfort of their own homes.
A home care nurse can provide all kinds of critical services, including wound care, IV management, physical ...
Posted: 10/23/2019 11:46 AM by
If you are considering senior care for your loved one, you may be wondering how these services can be beneficial. One of the most notable benefits is allowing your loved one to remain at home while receiving the care they need. At Interim HealthCare of Overland Park, we offer a variety of services that can directly benefit you and your aging loved one.
Posted: 9/12/2019 3:49 PM by
Hospice is a term that often has a negative connotation and can raise a lot of questions. If you are considering hospice care for your loved one, you'll be comforted by reading our debunked myths below. When it's time for home hospice care for your loved one in Kansas City, KS, turn to Interim HealthCare of Overland Park. We provide compassionate care for your loved one and your family during t...
Posted: 7/8/2019 10:42 AM by
Returning home after a hospital stay can be stressful for elderly patients. If the transition is not handled smoothly, it can cause difficulties and even readmission. With our home health services in Kansas City, this transitional period can be easier and more successful. We bridge the gap between hospital and home to encourage a successful recovery.
Posted: 4/26/2019 4:53 PM by
Alzheimer's is a disease that affects memory, comprehension, and behavior. Seniors living with the disease are prone to anxiety and agitation due to how it affects their minds. At Interim HealthCare of Overland Park, we work with families throughout Kansas City area who are living with Alzheimer's. Our Alzheimer's care services help to prevent and ease these emotions.
Posted: 2/15/2019 1:42 PM by
While many people in Kansas City, KS may have an idea of what hospice care is and the good it can do, admitting that someone they love needs this form of care is never easy. Of course you want to protect your loved one from further pain and suffering, especially if they've already spent months or years undergoing intense medical treatments. However, at the same time, doesn't choosing to shift t...
Posted: 11/27/2018 8:56 AM by
If you've just gotten home from the hospital after an injury, operation, or illness, our team of healthcare professionals and caregivers at Interim HealthCare of Overland Park are here for you. Through our home health care services, including nursing, infusion therapy, wound care, and physical therapy, we help clients in Kansas City, Overland Park and throughout the 9 county metro area recover ...
Posted: 5/29/2018 2:42 PM by
There are plenty of changes that occur as a person ages, some of them are normal for every elderly person, and some of them are connected to other diseases and problems. How are you supposed to know which is which? Senior care can be a challenge in itself, but you might not realize the challenges your parent is personally going through.
Posted: 5/9/2018 4:40 PM by
For more than half of American Baby Boomers over the age of 65, cataracts are something they have had, or will have, to deal with. Cataracts are the result of a buildup of protein in the lens of the eye. Old lens cells become compacted into the center of the lens, as new lens cells form on the outside of the lens. The compacted old cells are the cataract.
Posted: 4/30/2018 11:36 AM by
Imagine not being able to participate in a conversation or hear the dialogue of a television show. For 37 million Americans that is their reality as they learn to live without their hearing. Hearing loss can have a significant impact on the day-to-day living, but recognizing the signs early can help you receive the proper treatment.
Posted: 4/25/2018 6:34 PM by
Memory and thought are something many people take for granted, using them daily and thinking little of them. Alzheimer's disease, however, robs people of these basic abilities and leaves their friends and family distinctly aware not only of this loss, but of their own abilities. Alzheimer's is a progressive disease with the symptoms usually starting gradually and building in severity as the dis...
Posted: 2/20/2018 12:07 PM by
Pneumonia is a lung infection, either bacterial or viral in nature, causing inflammation in the air sacs in your lungs, which are called alveoli. The alveoli fill with fluid or pus, making it difficult to breathe. Pneumonia can range in seriousness from mild to life-threatening. It is most serious for infants and young children, people older than age 65, and people with health problems or weak...