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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 Grass Valley 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 10:53 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!

Are You Considering a Career in Caregiving?

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

Do you enjoy making a difference in the lives of others? Are you looking for a fulfilling career? If so, a career in caregiving may be the perfect fit for you. To help you decide, we’ve broken down some of the career benefits below.

Medical Staffing in Grass Valley: Benefits of Using a Staffing Agency

Posted: 5/3/2019 2:47 PM by Interim HealthCare

The demand for health care can fluctuate at any given time. Sometimes, you may even need to find a qualified health care professional on short notice. But if you don't have the time or money to make it happen, the search for a new hire can be stressful and frustrating. At Interim HealthCare of Grass Valley, our medical staffing department does all the work for you, finding and connecting you wi...

Hospice Care in Grass Valley: Helping Your Family with Compassionate Care

Posted: 2/14/2019 3:08 PM by Interim HealthCare

Calling a hospice care provider in Grass Valley, even if it's just to learn more about the service, can carry a lot of emotional weight. If you've been advised to investigate hospice care for a loved one by their health care provider, you may resent them for seemingly giving up on your loved one's treatment. Or, if it's a decision your family has reached together with your loved one, you may st...

The Most Common Health Issues Among Seniors

Posted: 4/30/2018 8:24 PM by Interim HealthCare

There are some common health issues faced by all adults of any age. For elderly people, these health issues can have a great deal of consequence for the loved one's health. They are already getting to a stage in life where they want and need to slow things down a little. They may also start needing some help at home. Now is a good time to consider getting a home care provider for them to help w...

Senior Nutrition and a Balanced Diet

Posted: 4/30/2018 2:21 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.

What to Know About Age Related Hearing Loss

Posted: 2/5/2018 1:06 PM 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.

Help a Senior Improve Their Quality of Life by Setting Goals

Posted: 2/5/2018 1:02 PM 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 ...

Stroke Prevention Tips for Seniors

Posted: 1/30/2018 12:21 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.

Cervical Health Awareness Month

Posted: 1/19/2018 12:19 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.

Know the Signs of Early Onset Parkinson's

Posted: 12/22/2017 2:55 PM by Interim HealthCare

Parkinson's disease is one of the many conditions that Interim HealthCare offers home care services for. Our staff provides both skilled nursing care, when needed, and non-medical home care. Non-medical care can include assistance with activities of daily living such as dressing, cooking, light housekeeping and transportation.

Keeping Your Brain Fit

Posted: 12/8/2017 2:47 PM by Interim HealthCare

At Interim HealthCare through our unique HomeLife Enrichment® Program we strive to assist our clients in keeping their minds fit with brain fun & fitness games.

Home Care Services Help Seniors with Arthritis Manage Joint Pain and Overall Bone Health

Posted: 11/24/2017 2:35 PM by Interim HealthCare

Of all the forms of arthritis in older adults, osteoarthritis is the most prevalent. Affecting both men and women, it is estimated that 12.4 million individuals over 65 years old are affected by the disease.

The Many Benefits of Hospice Care

Posted: 10/27/2017 2:23 PM by Interim HealthCare

According to the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), more than 1.58 million people in the U.S. receive care from hospice palliative care providers every year. November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, a time to learn more about the many benefits of this kind of care.

Avoiding Medication Mix-Ups

Posted: 10/13/2017 2:13 PM by Interim HealthCare

The Food and Drug Administration reports at least 75 incidents per month of mix-ups due to similarly named drugs and confusing labels. How can you avoid dangerous and costly medication mix-ups? Interim HealthCare’s Home Care program can help you manage your prescriptions, but ultimately, you are in charge of your own healthcare. That is why it is important to take an active role in your treatme...

The Benefits of Music for Seniors

Posted: 9/15/2017 12:37 PM by Interim HealthCare

Music can bring back memories and affect moods. It is a hallmark of celebrations. One song can take you to your childhood while another finds you on the shores of a Hawaiian island. For seniors who may find themselves alone more often than not, music can offer not only mood enhancement, but mental benefits as well.

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