September 2016

Interim HealthCare Blogs

​How to Take the Battle Out of Meals with Your Elderly Loved One

Posted: 9/30/2016 6:28 PM by Interim HealthCare

Does your elderly loved one tend to rebel against the idea of dinner? These suggestions can help.

Weber County Walk to End Alzheimer's

Posted: 9/27/2016 11:20 AM by Interim HealthCare

Saturday September 24th we helped raise over $35,000. for the Alzheimer's Association. The Weber County walk was a Big Success.

Bingo at the South Ogden Senior Center

Posted: 9/26/2016 10:37 AM by Interim HealthCare

Although the colder weather meant our numbers were small we still had a blast playing bingo in the South Ogden Senior Center September 21, 2016.

5 Ways to Make Doctor’s Trips Run Smoothly for Seniors with Alzheimer’s

Posted: 9/23/2016 1:15 PM by Interim HealthCare

Going to the doctor’s appointment can shed some light on why your loved one does and feels the way they do. In order to make the most of these appointments, here are some tips that will help.

​Keep Your Aging Parent Healthy with These Handwashing Tips

Posted: 9/16/2016 3:05 PM by Interim HealthCare

Handwashing is not only important for children to do, but also for older adults. By not getting all of the germs off of their hands, elderly adults are at risk for a number of serious illnesses.

How to Keep the Peace in a Multigenerational Household

Posted: 9/15/2016 9:25 AM by Interim HealthCare

The recent economic recession, which has caused job losses and home foreclosures, and the increasing senior population have fueled an upsurge of three or more generations living under the same roof. Today, an estimated 51.5 million Americans live in multi-generational households.

​Documents Your Aging Loved One Should Have Accessible during an Emergency

Posted: 9/9/2016 9:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Here are some of the documents that your aging loved one should have accessible during an emergency.

When to Take a Break From Caregiving

Posted: 9/2/2016 3:15 PM by Interim HealthCare

Before becoming physically and mentally rundown, it is important to give yourself a time-out. Here are a few ways you can take a much needed break.

Physical Therapy for Elderly Adults - Tips for Caregivers

Posted: 9/1/2016 9:06 AM by Interim HealthCare

Physical therapy is often recommended by doctors for elderly adults who are recovering from an injury, illness, or surgery. Sometimes, it may even be recommended as a treatment for chronic pain. Physical therapy is an effective treatment for many conditions and it can help elderly adults to gain/regain strength which will ultimately help them have a better quality of life. Physical therapy i...

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