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What Our Company Culture Says About Our Values

Posted: 9/13/2021 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Our company culture truly reflects our values. Learn about ten of the values that Interim HealthCare of Medford strives to display.

Choose a Career Where You Can Develop and Grow

Posted: 8/23/2021 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Many leave their job because they feel they are stagnating from the lack of opportunity to grow as a person and as a professional. So how can you find the right career where you can develop and grow? It may be easier than you think.

Looking For Job Security? Consider Caregiving

Posted: 8/9/2021 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Many are looking for something they feel they didn’t have with their current or their last career- job security. If that's your case, why not consider caregiving?

Choose a Career Path with Purpose

Posted: 7/26/2021 10:47 AM by Interim HealthCare

Why should you be looking for a career with purpose? Is caregiving's purpose the right one for you? Find out!

Time to Rethink Your Career?

Posted: 7/12/2021 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Many Americans are looking to change careers for a variety of reasons. Are you? See if caregiving is just what you need!

Flexible Scheduling - Consider a Career that Caters to Your Needs

Posted: 6/14/2021 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

If your life is like most, it’s filled with daily stressors like work, school, and kids. Here’s how to choose a career path that’s right for you- one that also offers you the flexibility to work when it fits into your hectic schedule.

Don't Just Settle for a Job – Discover Your True Calling as a Caregiver

Posted: 5/10/2021 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Studies show that just about 85% of caregivers love their work. They enjoy feelings of deep satisfaction as they spend their hours making a difference in people’s lives. To them, it’s not a job – it’s a calling.

Medical Staffing in Medford: Benefits of Using a Staffing Agency

Posted: 4/25/2019 2:44 PM by Interim HealthCare

When you have an opening at your health care facility that needs to be filled, then you need access to a pool of qualified candidates. At Interim HealthCare of Medford, our medical staffing services can help you fill that opening. Whether you are looking for someone to fill a short- or long-term position at your health care facility, our medical staffing services in the Medford area allow you t...

Hospice Care in Medford: Helping Your Family with Compassionate Care

Posted: 1/24/2019 11:57 AM by Interim HealthCare

Living with a life-restricting medical issue can be physically and emotionally draining. In addition to the ups and downs of the condition itself, patients and their families often face difficult choices along the way. Should you continue a treatment that hasn't shown positive results? Which options should you explore, and how will you be able to cover the costs? Are the possible benefits of a ...

Skin Cancer Awareness

Posted: 4/30/2018 7:56 PM by Interim HealthCare

Today’s seniors are more likely than previous generations to develop skin cancer. They risk is greater because during their younger years the public did not have the same awareness of the damage the sun (and tanning beds) can do to skin. According to the American Cancer Society, skin cancer is the most common type of cancer, and it affects almost 2.2 million Americans.

Senior Nutrition and a Balanced Diet

Posted: 4/30/2018 2:54 PM by Interim HealthCare

There's no doubt about it, as the clock ticks and we get older, our bodies begin to change as we age. Not only do our bodies change but our senior parents need a much different diet than they did when they were in their 20's or 40's. A wholesome, well-balanced diet can be the first line of defense in staying healthy. Mealtime should be enjoyable and many seniors like variety at each meal.

Help a Senior Improve Their Quality of Life by Setting Goals

Posted: 2/15/2018 9:04 AM by Interim HealthCare

Setting goals is a fantastic way for your parent to enhance their quality of life and pursue better health and well-being as they age in place. They give your parent the opportunity to discover new sources of excitement and fulfillment, keep them motivated and working toward the next step, and help them to break down larger goals into something more accessible. A great way to start your parent ...

What to Know About Age Related Hearing Loss

Posted: 2/8/2018 9:02 AM by Interim HealthCare

Age-related hearing loss, or presbycusis, is the slow loss of hearing that occurs as people get older. Hearing loss starts when the tiny hairs in your ear damaged or die. These tiny hairs pick up sound waves, change them into nerve signals, and the brain interprets them. These hairs do not grow back, so most cases where the hairs are lost, the damage is permanent.

Stroke Prevention Tips for Seniors

Posted: 1/30/2018 1:19 PM by Interim HealthCare

A stroke is a traumatic event that can happen to anyone at any time. A stroke occurs because there is a lack of blood flow to the brain. The brain cells are deprived of oxygen causing the cells to die, which has negative effects on the body and mind. Depending on how severe the stroke (how much brain damage is done) will determine how much the person is physically and mentally affected.

The Benefits of Home Care

Posted: 1/19/2018 1:18 PM by Interim HealthCare

In-home care provides the highest professional health care services available while being in the most comfortable environment, your home! It eliminates the daunting task of going to the hospital or doctor’s office, it reduces stress and fatigue on patients and family members, and allows for the best recovery conditions for patients.

The Link between Diabetes and Hearing Loss

Posted: 12/22/2017 1:21 PM by Interim HealthCare

When you think of diabetes, you probably do not think of hearing loss as being a complication of the condition. However, that is actually something that some people with diabetes develop.

How to Prevent Hip Fractures Among Older Adults

Posted: 12/8/2017 10:16 AM by Interim HealthCare

Hip fractures are extremely common among adults over the age of 60. In fact, nine out of 10 people over the age of 60 experience this type of injury.

What Can You Do to Reduce the Risk of Poisoning?

Posted: 11/24/2017 9:51 AM by Interim HealthCare

Each year throughout the United States approximately 4 percent of the injuries suffered by adults aged 65 or older are caused by unintentional poisoning. This is a very serious risk that causes more injuries and deaths than fires.

7 Ways to Help an Elderly Parent with Sundowners Syndrome Sleep Better

Posted: 11/10/2017 9:05 AM by Interim HealthCare

Sundowners syndrome is just one of many sleep problems older adults go through in their life. Approximately 40 million Americans are impacted by long-term, chronic sleep disorders.

How Elder Care Can Make Sensitive Bathing Tasks Less Stressful

Posted: 10/27/2017 4:41 PM by Interim HealthCare

As a family caregiver you already know that this role is about helping your elderly parent manage their specific needs, challenges, and limitations in a way that is respectful, supportive, and nurturing. Some of these task, however, are much more challenging than others. These are not only difficult for your elderly loved one, but they might be for you as well. When this happens, it can put a s...

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