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Home Nursing Services in Lincoln: Skilled Assistance for Patients at Home

Posted: 8/31/2020 4:17 PM by Interim HealthCare

Whether you're on the way home from the hospital after surgery or living with chronic disease, everyone could use a little extra support when it comes to their health. The team at Interim HealthCare of Lincoln is proud to provide exactly that to patients across our community. Our personalized home nursing services in Lincoln, NE help patients to come home sooner, avoid readmission, and reduce h...

Home Health Care in Lincoln: Get the Care You Need

Posted: 7/2/2020 8:20 AM by Interim HealthCare

When you need to heal, there's no place like home. So for those in need of medical support while they're on the mend, or for those living with chronic conditions, home health care services from Interim HealthCare of Lincoln are both more convenient and cost-effective than a trip to the hospital. Our team of highly-trained nurses, therapists, and home health care aides can deliver top-tier care ...

Bringing Home Care Home to Lincoln

Posted: 4/30/2020 9:26 AM by Interim HealthCare

Those facing the difficulties of aging at home are often reluctant to ask for help. They don't want to burden their loved ones or risk losing their independence. So if you suspect that an elderly relative in Lincoln, NE is struggling, it's time to consider giving them the support of in-home care services from Interim HealthCare of Lincoln. Our team of home care professionals can provide a wide ...

Bringing Senior Care Home in Lincoln

Posted: 2/28/2020 9:51 AM by Interim HealthCare

There's a long list of reasons why seniors would prefer to receive treatment at home rather than in a hospital or assisted living facility. Comfort, cost, and convenience are a few of the most common. But the main reason seniors want to stay at home is so they can hold onto their independence. Senior care services from the trusted healthcare professionals at Interim HealthCare of Lincoln help t...

Professional Home Health Care in Lincoln: Managing Medications

Posted: 12/27/2019 9:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Of the many daily obstacles that older adults living alone may face, one of the most difficult is managing medications. If overlooked, it is often one of the most dangerous tasks they handle every day. Professional home health care services can help seniors in Lincoln, NE and those juggling multiple prescriptions manage their medications safely and effectively, easing their burden and eliminati...

Home Health Care Services in Lincoln: Fall Prevention Tips

Posted: 10/30/2019 9:58 AM by Interim HealthCare

Seniors are often at risk for falling in their homes. Sadly, falls are one of the primary reasons seniors are hospitalized each year. At Interim HealthCare of Lincoln, our home health care professionals understand these risks. To help ensure your loved ones are safe at home, we've compiled a list of fall prevention tips.

Medical Staffing in Lincoln: Providing Care and Providing Jobs

Posted: 9/16/2019 10:04 AM by Interim HealthCare

Tapping into a flexible and supplemental workforce can allow your facility to better meet the ever-changing needs of your patients. With our medical staffing services in Lincoln, NE, you can have access to trained health care professionals who are available for flexible scheduling. For health care professionals in need of flexible jobs, we can help you, too! 

In Home Nurses in Lincoln Ease Transition Home from Hospital

Posted: 6/26/2019 2:23 PM by Interim HealthCare

If your loved one is recovering from an illness or injury, the transition home from the hospital can be overwhelming. If they undergo too much stress, a return visit to the hospital could be on the horizon. Our in home nurses in Lincoln, NE can ease the transition by providing quality care in the home.

Senior Care in Lincoln: Answering Common Questions

Posted: 5/2/2019 9:41 AM by Interim HealthCare

Senior care can raise a lot of questions from you and your family. At Interim HealthCare of Lincoln, our first step is to listen. Our goal is to provide personalized care, which is why we want to hear your questions and provide helpful answers. 

Nurse Staffing in Lincoln: Benefits of Using a Staffing Agency

Posted: 2/18/2019 9:34 AM by Interim HealthCare

It's an unfortunate fact that nurses are some of the most overworked and undervalued health care professionals, as well as CNAs and Med-Aides. This is despite them being the backbone of rehab facilities, assisted living centers, hospitals, doctor's offices, and other medical facilities in Lincoln, NE. If you're concerned that your nursing staff is on the brink of burnout, or you want to find a ...

Home Health Care in Lincoln: Physical Therapy at Home

Posted: 12/28/2018 1:47 PM by Interim HealthCare

When you have to receive ongoing physical therapy, it can really intrude on the rest of your life. From getting time off work to figuring out when to run your usual errands and coordinating school pickups on days when you have an appointment, the scheduling alone can get pretty stressful. With home health care, you can avoid a lot of this stress while receiving quality care in the most comforta...

The Impacts of Hearing Loss

Posted: 4/30/2018 11:59 AM by Interim HealthCare

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.

Memory-Building Activities for Seniors with Alzheimer's

Posted: 4/26/2018 4:55 PM by Interim HealthCare

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...

Helping Seniors Avoid Pneumonia

Posted: 2/15/2018 2:06 PM by Interim HealthCare

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...

Healthy Heart Tips for Caregivers

Posted: 2/13/2018 2:10 PM by Interim HealthCare

One of if not the most common side effect of being a family caregiver is not properly caring for them self. This happens because the caregiver is so focused on the health of their loved one, that they forget to care for themselves and their health needs. It is important for every caregiver to understand that the better they care for themselves the better they can care for their loved one.

What is Sundowning and How You Can Help

Posted: 1/24/2018 12:00 PM by Interim HealthCare

Sundowing effects elderly adults who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Sundowning is not a disease, it is a group of symptoms that occur in the late afternoon just before night. Symptoms of Sundowning include confusion, anxiety, aggression, pacing, wandering and ignoring directions.

The First Step to Good Health is Proper Diet and Daily Exercise

Posted: 1/15/2018 11:58 AM by Interim HealthCare

The first step to building and maintaining good health is to eat a nutrient dense and diverse diet along with daily exercise. This step applies to people of all ages and is especially important to seniors. Without a proper diet and regular eating habits seniors can lose out on essential nutrients needed to keep them healthy and help them fight disease and other illnesses. Without daily exercise...

How to Deal with Long Distance Caregiving for a Loved One with Dementia

Posted: 12/22/2017 2:24 PM by Interim HealthCare

Being away from your elderly loved one is difficult as a long-distance family caregiver, but if she's diagnosed with dementia, that can make you a little more nervous. Finding ways to compensate for the distance involved can help you and your elderly loved one to feel more at ease.

How Can You Convince a Reluctant Elderly Loved One to Bathe More Often?

Posted: 12/8/2017 2:10 PM by Interim HealthCare

When you're a family caregiver to an elderly loved one, some situations can crop up that you didn't expect. A loved one who is suddenly reluctant to bathe is one such situation, especially if your loved one has always paid a lot of attention to her personal hygiene. Some of these tips can help.

What is Macular Degeneration and Can You Prevent It?

Posted: 11/24/2017 1:50 PM by Interim HealthCare

While there are many potential causes for low vision among elderly adults, one of the most common is a condition called macular degeneration. This disease is a leading cause of the loss of vision among those older adults over the age of 50 and can develop so gradually that the senior is not even aware of the changes in their vision until they have become severe. This condition does not lead to ...

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