December 2014

Interim HealthCare Blogs

How do I know if Mom (or Dad) Needs help at Home?

Posted: 12/22/2014 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Knowing when to ask for help can be difficult for your loved ones. Sometimes it can feel like a sign of weakness to admit that they can no longer do the tasks of everyday living. It is important that families know what to look for; the warning signs that may indicate that it is time to look for a senior care professional.

Can Treating Lower Back Pain Reduce the Effects of Depression and Raise Self Esteem?

Posted: 12/10/2014 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center states that depression and chronic lower back pain both occur in roughly 25 percent of seniors. In their study called "ADAPT", which stands for Addressing Depression and Pain Together, they were successful when they coupled pain management medications with antidepressants. Participants reported a higher quality of life, feeling better about themselves...

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