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Community Spotlight Monthly Feature: Tips for Wellness into the Golden Years

Posted: 6/27/2018 9:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Interim HealthCare values our many partners in the community. We have so many community partners who share our values and our mission: to Improve People’s Lives. Welcome to our Community Spotlight Monthly Feature, where we honor a community partner organization! This month, we are featuring Herzog Law Firm and Kym Hance CMC.

Wow Wednesday: Lynne, Theresa and Mary

Posted: 6/20/2018 9:57 AM by Interim HealthCare

Here at Interim HealthCare of the Capitol Region, we stand by our belief that we have the best care professionals in the area! With our monthly feature, “Wow Wednesday”, we invite you to learn a little bit more about our “Aide of the Month” for each office. We support a work culture of person centered care and going above and beyond to meet the needs of our clients. We recognize the following c...

Protein Power Brownies

Posted: 6/12/2018 3:54 PM by Interim HealthCare

Today, I got a call from a family concerned that their father is simply not eating enough protein. The family was aware that protein was vital to his wound healing, as well as his general health.

What the Eye Sees May Not Be the Whole Story

Posted: 5/30/2018 2:22 PM by Interim HealthCare

How many of us have noticed someone taking up an accessible parking space and then walking in a store with no apparent signs of a disability? They may have no wheel chair, cane or walker visible the driver merely stepped out the vehicle and strolls on their way

Planning for the Expected and the Unexpected

Posted: 5/15/2018 3:36 PM by Interim HealthCare

Sometimes a difficult conversation is the best one to have. An unexpected illness or sudden turn of events can leave us feeling helpless and out of control. The reality is-all of us will one day grow older and pass away. A difficult but necessary topic of discussion is what do we want for ourselves and for our family when illness or sudden death occurs?

Meet Me Monday: Home Care Professional Profile

Posted: 5/7/2018 2:56 PM by Interim HealthCare

Interim HealthCare of the Capital Region has so many truly amazing, talented, and compassionate Team Members! With our monthly feature, “Meet Me Monday”, we invite you to learn a little bit more about the people that are the heart of our company and share our mission to Improve People’s Lives!

Wow Wednesday - Aide of The Month - April 2018

Posted: 4/18/2018 1:22 PM by Interim HealthCare

Here at Interim HealthCare of the Capitol Region, we stand by our belief that we have the best care professionals in the area! With our monthly feature, “Wow Wednesday”, we invite you to learn a little bit more about our “Aide of the Month” for each office.

Exercises for a Healthy Brain

Posted: 4/10/2018 8:21 AM by Interim HealthCare

Research has shown that engaging in brain-stimulating activities regularly help seniors flex their memory muscles, increase concentration, and ward off depression. Other healthy habits such as staying physically active, getting adequate sleep, eating a balanced diet, and maintaining social contacts can help slow cognitive decline and manage certain symptoms of dementia.

Meet Me Monday - Home Care Professional Profile - Krissy

Posted: 4/2/2018 1:56 PM by Interim HealthCare

Interim HealthCare of the Capital Region has so many truly amazing, talented, and compassionate Team Members! With our monthly feature, “Meet Me Monday”, we invite you to learn a little bit more about the people that are the heart of our company and share our mission to Improve People’s Lives!

Community Spotlight - NABA

Posted: 3/28/2018 8:29 AM by Interim HealthCare

Interim HealthCare values our many partners in the community. We have so many community partners who share our values and our mission: To Improve People’s Lives. Welcome to our Community Spotlight Monthly Feature, where we honor a community partner organization! This month, we are featuring Northeastern Association of the Blind (NABA)

Home Care Aides of the Month - March 2018

Posted: 3/23/2018 7:20 AM by Interim HealthCare

Here at Interim HealthCare of the Capitol Region, we stand by our belief that we have the best care professionals in the area! With our monthly feature, we invite you to learn a little bit more about our “Aide of the Month” for each office. We support a work culture of person centered care and going above and beyond to meet the needs of our clients. We recognize the following care professionals...

Eating Right for Healthy Skin

Posted: 3/13/2018 2:36 PM by Interim HealthCare

When thinking of ways to help keep our skin healthy, a balanced diet doesn’t always come to mind. In fact, proper nutrition and hydration not only help to maintain skin integrity but also prevents illness and infection.

Meet Me Monday - Home Care Professional Profile - Deirdre

Posted: 3/7/2018 2:30 PM by Interim HealthCare

Interim HealthCare of the Capital Region has so many truly amazing, talented, and compassionate Team Members! With our monthly feature, “Meet Me Monday”, we invite you to learn a little bit more about the people that are the heart of our company and share our mission to Improve People’s Lives!

February is American Heart Month

Posted: 2/21/2018 11:08 AM by Interim HealthCare

February 2018 is American Heart Month, and February 2rd is National Wear Red Day. The purpose of these two causes is to raise awareness of heart health in America.

Help a Senior Improve Their Quality of Life by Setting Goals

Posted: 2/8/2018 11:06 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 ...

Cervical Health Awareness Month

Posted: 1/19/2018 2:19 PM by Interim HealthCare

During January we take the time to raise awareness about cervical health. This month is meant to educate both men and women on the causes and effects of cervical cancer and HPV, as well as encouraging women to take the proper steps to reduce their risk of developing cervical cancer.

A Day in the Life of an Aide with Interim HealthCare

Posted: 1/15/2018 8:30 AM by Interim HealthCare

Do you feel as though your days blend together, the same old thing day in and out, going through the motions at a job that leaves you unfulfilled?

​What to Expect from Your Interim HealthCare Aide

Posted: 1/8/2018 8:22 AM by Interim HealthCare

One of the toughest decisions families face as their loved ones grow older is how to ensure they remain safe and well cared for, while adhering as closely as possible to the seniors’ wishes. We know that the vast majority of older adults would prefer to avoid moving to a nursing home or assisted living facility, choosing to remain at home for a lifetime instead

Watch for These Warning Signs that Care Is Needed

Posted: 12/23/2017 8:16 AM by Interim HealthCare

The holiday season provides a wonderful opportunity for families to get together, spend quality time catching up, and enjoy a break from their everyday routines. It’s also the perfect time to get a good feel for how senior loved ones are managing, as you have the chance to devote more time and attention to them and are able to pick up on subtle nuances that may not be noticed during briefer vis...

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.

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