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Home Health Care in Pittsburgh: Bringing Care Right to Your Doorstep

Posted: 8/30/2020 11:26 AM by Interim HealthCare

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...

Senior Care in Mt. Lebanon

Posted: 6/26/2020 8:22 AM by Interim HealthCare

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...

Bringing Senior Care Home to Monroeville

Posted: 4/16/2020 10:38 AM by Interim HealthCare

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. ...

Bringing Senior Care Home in Pittsburgh

Posted: 2/25/2020 1:37 PM by Interim HealthCare

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...

Professional Home Health Care in Pittsburgh: Managing Medications 

Posted: 12/19/2019 8:54 AM by Interim HealthCare

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.

Home Care Nurse in Pittsburgh: What We Do and How We Help

Posted: 9/12/2019 3:15 PM by Interim HealthCare

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...

Senior Care in Pittsburgh: Recognizing Caregiver Burn Out and When to Get Help

Posted: 7/1/2019 1:37 PM by Interim HealthCare

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.

Elder Care in Pittsburgh: Answering Common Questions

Posted: 4/11/2019 3:27 PM by Interim HealthCare

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...

Senior Care Services in Pittsburgh: When Is It Time?

Posted: 1/28/2019 9:41 AM by Interim HealthCare

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...

3 Ways Seniors Can Maintain their Dignity with Home Care Services

Posted: 2/18/2018 9:47 AM by Interim HealthCare

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.

Healthy Heart Tips For Caregivers

Posted: 2/9/2018 9:46 AM by Interim HealthCare

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.

Cervical Health Awareness Month

Posted: 1/30/2018 10:32 AM by Interim HealthCare

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.

Steps on Being a Caregiver for a Senior with Parkinson’s Disease

Posted: 1/22/2018 10:30 AM by Interim HealthCare

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.

The Link between Diabetes and Hearing Loss

Posted: 12/22/2017 1:21 PM by Interim HealthCare

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.

How to Prevent Hip Fractures Among Older Adults

Posted: 12/8/2017 10:16 AM by Interim HealthCare

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.

What Can You Do to Reduce the Risk of Poisoning?

Posted: 11/24/2017 9:51 AM by Interim HealthCare

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.

7 Ways to Help an Elderly Parent with Sundowners Syndrome Sleep Better

Posted: 11/10/2017 9:05 AM by Interim HealthCare

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.

How Elder Care Can Make Sensitive Bathing Tasks Less Stressful

Posted: 10/27/2017 4:41 PM by Interim HealthCare

As a family caregiver you already know that this role is about helping your elderly parent manage their specific needs, challenges, and limitations in a way that is respectful, supportive, and nurturing. Some of these task, however, are much more challenging than others. These are not only difficult for your elderly loved one, but they might be for you as well. When this happens, it can put a s...

Helping an Elderly Loved One Improve Their Fine Motor Skills

Posted: 10/13/2017 3:17 PM by Interim HealthCare

Has your elderly parent suffered from a stroke or other health condition that has made it too difficult to control their hand movements or other body parts? Fortunately, there are some activities that can help strengthen their fine motor skills, making it easier for them to control their movements. By participating in a number of rehabilitation exercises, the senior can rewire the brain as a wa...

Know the Signs of Early Onset Parkinson's

Posted: 9/15/2017 2:55 PM by Interim HealthCare

Parkinson's disease is one of the many conditions that Interim HealthCare offers home care services for. Our staff provides both skilled nursing care, when needed, and non-medical home care. Non-medical care can include assistance with activities of daily living such as dressing, cooking, light housekeeping and transportation.

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