October 2013

Interim HealthCare Blogs

Senior Care near Portland…Is your loved one getting the nutrition they need?

Posted: 10/14/2013 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

nutritious diet is one key to good health. Including a balance of vitamins, minerals, protein and carbohydrates is important for everybody and senior citizens in particular. Seniors and those that are cooking for them, such as family members and in-home health care specialists, should pay special attention to foods that are low in cholesterol, fat and sugar, but high in vitamins and protein. A ...

Home Care May Reduce Risk of Hospital Re-Admission Following a Heart Attack…

Posted: 10/1/2013 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

The American Heart Association released a study showing that “Heart attack or heart failure patients may have a high risk of death or re-admission for a month or longer after leaving the hospital.” The study, released on May 16, 2013, states that 70.3 percent of heart failure patients were re-hospitalized within the first year and 41.8 percent died. Patients who suffered heart attacks had a 50...

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