July 2013

Interim HealthCare Blogs

Alzheimer's Care - Activities That Help

Posted: 7/25/2013 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

One of the key factors when caring for a patient with Alzheimer’s disease is to encourage activities that they enjoy. If for instance, your loved one with Alzheimer’s enjoyed painting earlier in life, but now can only move the brush around the canvas encourage it, as long as they seem to enjoy the activity

Post Discharge Home Care Tips - Recovering from Surgery

Posted: 7/9/2013 4:01 PM by Interim HealthCare

You don’t have to be Superman (or Wonder Woman). Make sure you have a support team in place so you can focus on rest and recovery. If your friends or family members are unavailable to help you, consider enlisting some Senior Homecare Professionals for help. Services such as Interim HealthCare’s Relax & Recover: Assistance before and after surgery will ensure you rest comfortably...

Things Home Care can help with…Keeping track of your prescriptions

Posted: 7/9/2013 3:44 PM by Interim HealthCare

Why is it important to take your medications as prescribed? Your healthcare provider has prescribed these medicines to manage your medical condition. If you do not take them, not only will your condition not improve, it may worsen. Also, if you do not take the prescriptions at the proper time or in the proper way, you may have unpleasant or harmful side effects. The more aware you are of what y...