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The Benefits of Developing a Home Care Plan

Posted: 8/8/2022 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

When suddenly thrust into the role of a caregiver, a home care plan can be an invaluable resource that keeps you refreshed with each passing day. What follows are some of the benefits of developing a home care plan when your loved one is depending on you.

Low-Cost Home Modifications to Minimize Senior Fall Hazards

Posted: 7/25/2022 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Sadly, some aging adults are forced to give up their independent lifestyles permanently because of falling. Thankfully, creating a safer home environment that minimizes your loved one’s fall risk is possible by taking these budget-friendly steps.

How to Assess When It’s Time for Home Care

Posted: 7/11/2022 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Determining when it’s time for an aging loved one to start home care is never easy. Here’s how to make a better-informed decision when your senior’s health and wellbeing weigh in the balance.

Why Respite Care Should Be a Part of Every Family’s Care Plan

Posted: 6/27/2022 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Although it’s highly gratifying, serving as a family caregiver can be physically, mentally, and emotionally exhausting. No matter what role you find yourself serving, here’s why respite care should be an essential part of your family’s overall care plan.

10 Caregiving Industry Facts You Should Already Know

Posted: 6/13/2022 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

More than 3.4 million home care workers across the U.S. provide personal assistance and health care support to older adults and others with disabilities in home and community-based settings. If you are considering a career in home care, these ten fun facts will help you decide if it’s the right choice for you.

Top 10 Traits of a Caregiver

Posted: 5/23/2022 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

A career in caregiving may provide you with benefits that include personal growth and development, job satisfaction, and flexibility. What does it take to be a good caregiver? Read on to learn more about the top qualities that professional caregivers should have.

How to Thank a Nurse During National Nurses Week

Posted: 5/9/2022 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

If you haven’t already, odds are that you will receive care from a nurse at some point in your life. National Nurses Week is May 6th through May 12th, making it the perfect time to say “thank you” to the dedicated nursing professionals that make our world a better place.

Top 10 Secrets About Being a Happy Caregiver

Posted: 4/25/2022 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

According to figures compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics, over 3.4 million professional caregivers are currently employed in the home care industry. As a professional caregiver serving on the front lines, here are ten secrets to staying positive even on the worst of days.

Value of Caregivers to the Aging Population

Posted: 4/11/2022 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

As the U.S. population continues to age, the home care industry is projected to grow markedly over the next decade. Professional caregivers provide an invaluable service to seniors and families by ensuring that aging-in-place loved ones can remain in the comfort of their own homes.

5 Questions Every Caregiver Should Ask During Their Job Interview

Posted: 3/28/2022 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Working as a professional in-home caregiver can be a highly gratifying experience that’s filled with fresh challenges each-and-every day. It also takes a unique person to make their clients feel well cared for and comfortable, someone who possesses a big heart and unwavering dedication to serving others.

What Caregivers Should Look for In a Home Care Agency

Posted: 3/14/2022 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Whether new to the industry or a seasoned pro, home care can be an exciting and fulfilling career. With over 35,000 home care providers out there, finding the right agency for you can feel like looking for a needle in a haystack. As an in-home caregiver who's seeking fresh career challenges, factors like job satisfaction, a healthy work/life balance, and the potential for personal growth all ma...

Disaster Preparedness: How to Prepare with Seniors in Mind

Posted: 2/28/2022 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

It’s been said that “Good things take time, but bad news comes quickly.” Natural disasters like earthquakes, fires, and floods strike with little or no warning. Is the senior in your life prepared to survive a disaster of this magnitude?

​Food Ideas for Seniors With a Swallowing Impairment

Posted: 2/14/2022 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

If your loved one deals with a swallowing impairment, there are nutritious and delicious foods they can enjoy. Check out a few ideas!

​Assisting an Aging Parent with Hearing Loss

Posted: 1/24/2022 4:44 PM by Interim HealthCare

If you’re a family caregiver and your aging parent or loved one is faced with hearing loss, here are five ways you can assist them and improve the quality of life for the entire family.

Ways That Modern Technology Can Assist With Caregiving

Posted: 1/10/2022 9:12 PM by Interim HealthCare

Technology is changing a lot, but how is it affecting senior care? Here are a couple of ways that modern technology can assist with caregiving.

​7 Activities Seniors Can Enjoy With Caregivers During the Holidays

Posted: 12/20/2021 5:12 PM by Interim HealthCare

As caregivers for seniors, you can make the holidays special for them, and you, by taking some time together and having some good, old-fashioned holiday fun with these activities.

​What You Need to Know About Caring for a Patient with Dementia

Posted: 12/13/2021 6:17 PM by Interim HealthCare

This article will focus on how you can provide the best care possible for clients with dementia by giving you some of the best practices that other caregivers have shared through their experience.

Do I Need a High School Diploma to Become a Caregiver?

Posted: 11/22/2021 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Do you need a diploma to become a caregiver? Find out and get your home care career started today!

Interim HealthCare: Caregiver, CNA, & Home Health Aide Jobs

Posted: 11/8/2021 9:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

How many careers allow you to work as much as you want, when you want? How many let you decide if you want part-time or full-time hours, instead of dictating your hours? How many train you to help you grow in your career? Learn more about all the benefits of caregiving.

A Beginner’s Guide to Professional Caregiving

Posted: 10/25/2021 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Thinking about becoming a professional caregiver? It can be a great career choice! Here's a few tips to help you as you get started!

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