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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 Northern Nevada 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 10:58 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!

Why Listening Is a Caregiver’s Greatest Gift

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

As a healthcare professional, being a good listener benefits your career by making you a more effective caregiver. Here are several reasons why good listening skills might just be a caregiver’s greatest gift.

Why Caregivers are Heroes

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

At Interim HealthCare of Northern Nevada, we work with heroes every day: our team of trained, professional caregivers. Our staff and our clients see our caregivers unselfishly and tirelessly give of themselves every day, making a difference in individuals' lives and helping those who want to stay at home maintain their health and independence.

Hospice Care in Carson City: Helping Your Family with Compassionate Care

Posted: 5/2/2019 10:04 AM by Interim HealthCare

Choosing to begin hospice care for your loved one can be an overwhelming and emotionally difficult decision. You want your loved one to be as comfortable as possible during this time, and they can receive comfort and care from our hospice care services, available in Carson City and the neighboring areas. At Interim HealthCare of Northern Nevada, we provide compassionate and respectful hospice c...

Senior Care in Carson City: When is it time?

Posted: 1/21/2019 11:47 AM by Interim HealthCare

Even when you know that your parents are getting older, it can still be hard to believe that they may need some form of senior care — especially if you associate this service with seniors who have a clear physical or cognitive decline. However, the truth is that many older adults in the Carson City, NV area could benefit from some additional support at home, whether it's help preparing meals or...

Visit the Library: Senior Activities

Posted: 4/30/2018 7:05 PM by Interim HealthCare

With all of the technology that we have at our fingertips today, it can be easy to forget that the library is still a great place to visit. Most of our elderly loved ones will tend to prefer the library to bookstores and ebook readers, and it's a great idea for an outing with them.

Independent Living for Seniors

Posted: 4/30/2018 2:05 PM by Interim HealthCare

Living by yourself as an adult is becoming more and more common in the United States. In fact, 28% of households are comprised of adults who live alone, an increase of 19% from 1950. However, just because a great number of adults are living alone, doesn't mean they lack the need for companionship. Many of the things we have long believed about single living simply are not true.

Help a Senior Improve Their Quality of Life by Setting Goals

Posted: 2/26/2018 12:39 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 ...

February is American Heart Month

Posted: 2/5/2018 12:37 PM 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.

The Benefits of Home Care

Posted: 1/29/2018 11:12 AM 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.

Stroke Prevention Tips for Seniors

Posted: 1/19/2018 11:11 AM 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.

Tips for Protecting Your Parent from Identity Theft

Posted: 12/22/2017 2:53 PM by Interim HealthCare

In today’s technology-based society your parent has more opportunities than ever to engage with others, stay connected to friends and family, find entertainment, and even handle basic personal tasks by utilizing devices such as their computer or phone. While these can be a wonderful way to encourage them to stay more active and independent, and to support mental and emotional health as they age...

The Benefits of Music for Seniors

Posted: 12/8/2017 2:29 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.

Tips for Vegetarian Seniors

Posted: 11/24/2017 2:17 PM by Interim HealthCare

As a culture we are more aware than ever of the importance of the foods we eat and the impact they make on physical and mental health, wellbeing, and longevity. One of the most important things that people have come to understand in recent years is the potential danger of eating too many animal products, particularly too much red meat. Switching over to a vegetarian or vegan diet is an increasi...

How Does Your Elderly Loved One's Skin Change? as She Ages?

Posted: 11/10/2017 2:12 PM by Interim HealthCare

The largest organ in the human body is the skin and your elderly loved one is likely to notice a lot of changes to her skin as she ages. Some of these changes may not be a big deal, but others, such as dry patches of skin, can be uncomfortable.

Tips for Indulging the Sweet Tooth of a Senior with Diabetes

Posted: 10/27/2017 1:56 PM by Interim HealthCare

Diabetes is a very serious condition that requires extensive and management to ensure that it does not develop into more severe complications. One of the major ways to help your senior manage their condition is through changing their diet. What your loved one eats makes a tremendous difference in their health and well-being, as well as their ability to manage their condition. This might be a bi...

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