November 2014

Interim HealthCare Blogs

Can Treating Lower Back Pain Reduce the Effects of Depression and Raise Self Esteem?

Posted: 11/16/2014 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center states that depression and chronic lower back pain both occur in roughly 25 percent of seniors. In their study called "ADAPT" which stands for Addressing Depression and Pain Together, they were successful when they coupled pain management medications with antidepressants. Participants reported a higher quality of life, feeling better about themselves ...

November is National Home Care Month

Posted: 11/5/2014 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Approximately 16 million Americans currently receive home-delivered health care for causes including acute illness, long-term health conditions, permanent disabilities or terminal illness. In 2014 alone, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services projected that annual expenditures for home health care were foretasted to be $104.2 billion.

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