Pittsburgh Home Care Blog
Posted: 2/21/2021 8:49 PM by
Caring for your mom, your dad, or another member of your family is rarely an easy responsibility. Without outside support, many family caregivers find themselves overwhelmed, putting them on track for burnout. At Interim HealthCare of Pittsburgh, we know how demanding caregiving can be. That’s why we’ve designed our services to support family care providers in several key areas.
Posted: 12/4/2020 8:42 PM by
Looking for trusted, in home care services in the Mt. Lebanon, PA area? Interim HealthCare of Pittsburgh is here to help.
We're a locally owned and operated home care provider with a longstanding reputation for quality patient services. Our team of professional nurses and aides is thoroughly vetted, drug screened, and trained to our high standards.
Posted: 11/30/2020 11:43 AM by
There's no question that the quality of your health has a major impact on your quality of life. So whether you're on the way home from the hospital after surgery, living with chronic illness, or caring for an ill loved one, you want to be sure any support you receive is the highest possible caliber. Families across Monroeville rely on Interim HealthCare of Pittsburgh because they know we will p...
Posted: 8/30/2020 11:26 AM by
There really is no place like home, especially after a hospital stay. But patients transitioning home after discharge often require significant support to stay on the mend. Home health care services from Interim HealthCare of Pittsburgh can help bridge the gap.
Our team of highly skilled medical professionals offers a wide range of services that can help support patients with a variety of co...
Posted: 6/26/2020 8:22 AM by
Nobody wants to see their elderly loved ones be confined to a nursing home, and few elders want to leave their beloved homes. That's why families across Mt. Lebanon, PA and the neighboring areas rely on Interim HealthCare of Pittsburgh to provide senior care services for their relatives at home. Our team of one-of-a-kind caregivers and registered nurses can offer a range of assistance that help...
Posted: 4/16/2020 10:38 AM by
For seniors living on their own or far from family, each day can bring new challenges. Without support, those challenges can post real risks to their health and well-being. That's why families across Monroeville, PA turn to Interim HealthCare of Pittsburgh to provide their loved ones with senior care services so they can continue to enjoy both their independence and a high standard of living.
Posted: 2/25/2020 1:37 PM by
For most seniors, remaining at home as long as possible isn't just a top priority — it's their highest priority. But their adult children and grandchildren may see things differently due to concerns about their loved one's safety and health. Senior care services from Interim HealthCare of Pittsburgh can help to bring everyone peace of mind by delivering top-tier healthcare and dignified support...
Posted: 12/19/2019 8:54 AM by
Older adults living alone can face any number of challenges from day to day, but for many, keeping track of multiple medications is the hardest. Professional home health care can help Pittsburgh, PA seniors avoid the pitfalls of mistaken medication by providing them with medication management and other essential support services from the comfort of home.
Posted: 9/12/2019 3:15 PM by
The recovery process can be trying for seniors who live alone. Whether they are recovering from a lengthy hospital stay or an injury, there are often new medications or specific recovery instructions from the doctor that must be followed. Managing all this alone can cause stress for seniors, which could land them back in the hospital. With a home care nurse from Interim, your loved one can have...
Posted: 7/1/2019 1:37 PM by
Caregiver burn out is a state of exhaustion caused by the overwhelming nature of caregiving. It can affect you in many different ways and is hard to recognize at times. Today, we are discussing the symptoms of caregiver burn out and how our senior care in Pittsburgh can help.
Posted: 4/11/2019 3:27 PM by
If your elderly loved one needs assistance recovering or simply living on their own, in-home care can be a great option. It is common to have questions about in-home care, especially if you've never used a service like it before. At Interim HealthCare of Pittsburgh, we welcome your questions and are here to help you in any way we can. Our elder care in the Pittsburgh, PA area can help your love...
Posted: 1/28/2019 9:41 AM by
At Interim HealthCare of Pittsburgh, we know that making the decision to find in-home senior care services can be challenging for the entire family. Your parents may not be ready to admit they need help, and you may be struggling with feeling that you aren't doing enough to help them. That's when a professional senior care services agency can provide the most help and support. We understand the...
Posted: 2/18/2018 9:47 AM by
Helping a senior loved one maintain their dignity as they age may not be the first thing that comes to mind, but it is very important to address because it can be a dangerous downward spiral if ignored.
Posted: 2/9/2018 9:46 AM by
One of if not the most common side effect of being a family caregiver is not properly caring for them self. This happens because the caregiver is so focused on the health of their loved one, that they forget to care for themselves and their health needs. It is important for every caregiver to understand that the better they care for themselves the better they can care for their loved one.
Posted: 1/30/2018 10:32 AM by
During January we take the time to raise awareness about cervical health. This month is meant to educate both men and women on the causes and effects of cervical cancer and HPV, as well as encouraging women to take the proper steps to reduce their risk of developing cervical cancer.
Posted: 1/22/2018 10:30 AM by
Parkinson's disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects predominately dopamine-producing (“dopaminergic”) neurons in a specific area of the brain called substantia nigra. Symptoms generally develop slowly over years, and include tremors, slowness of movement, limb rigidity, gait and balance problems. This illness is common in seniors and be managed well with the help of a caregiver.
Posted: 12/22/2017 1:21 PM by
When you think of diabetes, you probably do not think of hearing loss as being a complication of the condition. However, that is actually something that some people with diabetes develop.
Posted: 12/8/2017 10:16 AM by
Hip fractures are extremely common among adults over the age of 60. In fact, nine out of 10 people over the age of 60 experience this type of injury.
Posted: 11/24/2017 9:51 AM by
Each year throughout the United States approximately 4 percent of the injuries suffered by adults aged 65 or older are caused by unintentional poisoning. This is a very serious risk that causes more injuries and deaths than fires.
Posted: 11/10/2017 9:05 AM by
Sundowners syndrome is just one of many sleep problems older adults go through in their life. Approximately 40 million Americans are impacted by long-term, chronic sleep disorders.