May 2016

Interim HealthCare Blogs

Excessive Heat - Danger!

Posted: 5/31/2016 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...

How a Home Care Provider Can Help You Cope if You Suffer from Migraines

Posted: 5/26/2016 9:11 AM by Interim HealthCare

One truly exceptional way that you can help yourself manage your caregiver responsibilities while also dealing with your migraine symptoms is to hire a home care provider for your aging parent. Some of the ways that this in home health care services provider can help your care routine if you suffer from migraines include:

Celiac Awareness Month

Posted: 5/20/2016 10:50 AM by Interim HealthCare

May is Celiac Awareness Month. Celiac Awareness Month is about shining a light on this invisible disease and how it impacts the lives of many Americans each day.

Senior Care Observances: National Water Safety Month

Posted: 5/13/2016 8:44 AM by Interim HealthCare

Memorial Day is right around the corner, which means that summer is just behind and many people's thoughts are turning to all of the fun that water can bring. Fantastic for keeping cool in the summer heat, getting some exercise, and making lasting memories, spending time in and around water can be a wonderful enhancement to your summer senior care.

Making Healthy Choices at a Fast Food Restaurant

Posted: 5/5/2016 7:59 AM by Interim HealthCare

While fast food restaurants certainly have many high-fat, high-calorie, and high-sugar options that are best avoided, there are ways to make healthy choices at fast food restaurants.

How to Care for a Senior with a Traumatic Brain Injury

Posted: 5/3/2016 1:59 PM by Interim HealthCare

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can take a toll on the person caring for a loved one with this condition. The primary goal of the caregiver is to help the senior live as independently as possible, while receiving in-home care for the tasks that are no longer a possibility for them.

The Effects of Stress on Your Health

Posted: 5/3/2016 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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