February 2016

Interim HealthCare Blogs

The Diabetic Valentine

Posted: 2/22/2016 9:47 AM by Interim HealthCare

Living with diabetes presents all sorts of challenges, but never more than on holidays. This is an especially big problem in America, where every major holiday is centered around food, usually of the unhealthy variety. Bigger than even Halloween with the huge amounts of sugary confections it offers, Valentine's Day is especially challenging.

How to Avoid Sandwich Generation Problems

Posted: 2/16/2016 8:18 AM by Interim HealthCare

If you’re already in your sixties, or nearly, and feeling the financial squeeze of the needs of aging parents and growing children, there are still a few things you can do to lower your stress level and increase your peace of mind. You might consider working a little longer, trimming your expenses, and urging your kids to explore every option for college financial aid - especially merit grants ...

Bring happiness to hearts of seniors on Valentine’s Day

Posted: 2/14/2016 8:47 AM by Interim HealthCare

Valentine’s Day is all about love and romance, and who doesn’t like that? The extra-special attention lathered upon us each February 14th evokes the warm and gooey feelings we felt when we first fell in love. For many seniors, however, this annual day of love can be just another day, or worse, a day of increased loneliness and sorrow.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Posted: 2/2/2016 10:40 AM by Interim HealthCare

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 12 million Americans are living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a progressive lung disease that causes breathing difficulties and can turn fatal. Another 12 million people may have COPD but don't even know it.