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Bored at home during COVID-19?

Posted: 10/19/2020 3:49 PM by Interim HealthCare

We know this is such an uncertain time and everyone is trying to socially distance and still enjoy the beautiful weather. At Interim HealthCare we have complied a bunch of activities to keep us entertained while staying safe:

Why do I love to work at Interim HealthCare?

Posted: 9/17/2020 3:52 PM by Interim HealthCare

Making a Difference

Changes in Weather

Posted: 9/17/2020 3:46 PM by Interim HealthCare

Fall

Staying Active with a Furry Companion

Posted: 6/4/2020 3:49 PM by Interim HealthCare

Seniors and Dogs

Interim Healthcare on the Front Lines

Posted: 5/22/2020 11:39 AM by Interim HealthCare

Temperature Screenings

The Year of the Nurse

Posted: 5/12/2020 2:29 PM by Interim HealthCare

Nurse's Week: May 6th to May 12th

Facts and Safety Measures Regarding COVID-19

Posted: 4/15/2020 11:21 AM by Interim HealthCare

Thank you to all the essential employees on the front lines helping battle COVID-19! We truly appreciate all of your hard work.

International Women's Day

Posted: 3/8/2020 9:30 PM by Interim HealthCare

International Womens Day

Leap Day!

Posted: 2/29/2020 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Leap Day

Happy National Caregivers Day!

Posted: 2/21/2020 8:10 PM by Interim HealthCare

National Caregivers Day

“Their World is Changing. We’ll Be Their Constant”

Posted: 12/17/2019 3:13 PM by Interim HealthCare

Dementia Specialists

Making History in Mooresville

Posted: 11/15/2019 4:26 PM by Interim HealthCare

Richard's Coffee Shop

Seniors and Osteoporosis: Warning Signs

Posted: 9/15/2016 1:17 PM by Interim HealthCare

As we age we lose bone mass, which could lead to osteoporosis without any noticeable symptoms. In fact, many seniors do not realize they have osteoporosis until they fall and break a bone.

Life Extension

Posted: 9/1/2016 1:12 PM by Interim HealthCare

How long do you want to live? What if science created a treatment that could help you live longer and healthier? It's not science-fiction, and it may be available sooner than you think. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic, the Scripps Institute, and other institutions have created a new class of drugs to slow the aging process in mice. These drugs, known as senolytics, not only added lifespan, bu...

How we lose weight

Posted: 8/18/2016 1:07 PM by Interim HealthCare

Your body weight is controlled by the number of calories you eat and the number of calories you use each day. So, to lose weight you need to take in fewer calories than you use. You can do this by becoming more physically active or by eating less. Following a weight-loss program that helps you to become more physically active and decrease the amount of calories that you eat is most likely to le...

How to Care for a Senior with a Traumatic Brain Injury

Posted: 8/4/2016 12:53 PM by Interim HealthCare

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can take a toll on the person caring for a loved one with this condition. The primary goal of the caregiver is to help the senior live as independently as possible, while receiving in-home care for the tasks that are no longer a possibility for them.

Elder Care After a Heart Attack

Posted: 7/21/2016 12:46 PM by Interim HealthCare

A heart attack can be one of those things that as an adult child you think will never happen to your loved one. As a family caregiver, however, it is important to understand the risk of this type of urgent medical situation occurring in your elder care journey with your senior and to be prepared for how you are going to handle not just the attack as it is happening, but the care that you offer ...

4 Big Ways that Eating Slowly Can Help Your Elderly Loved One

Posted: 7/7/2016 12:41 PM by Interim HealthCare

If your elderly loved one finishes a meal within a few minutes after sitting down to eat, it's possible that she's eating much too quickly. Some of the signs that this is the case can also include indigestion and a difficulty maintaining her weight. If you can help her to slow down a little bit while she eats, she will reap quite a few benefits.

Caring For Caregivers - Communicating Constructively

Posted: 6/28/2016 2:13 PM by Interim HealthCare

Being able to communicate constructively is one of a caregiver's most important tools. When you communicate in ways that are clear, assertive and constructive, you will be heard and get the help and support you need. Here are some basic guidelines for good communication.

Caring For Caregivers: Reducing Personal Stress

Posted: 6/14/2016 2:13 PM by Interim HealthCare

How we perceive and respond to an event is a significant factor in how we adjust and cope with it. The stress you feel is not only the result of your caregiving situation but also the result of your perception of it—whether you see the glass as half-full or half-empty. It is important to remember that you are not alone in your experiences.

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