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Senior Care in Keizer: Helping Our Elders Age at Home

Posted: 7/21/2020 4:22 PM by Interim HealthCare

Seniors are the pillars of their families, and the community. That's why our senior care team at Interim HealthCare of Oregon - Salem Office is committed to providing truly compassionate and dignified care to seniors who may be struggling to live on their own. Our dedicated caregivers support seniors in the Keizer community with activities of daily living so they can continue living comfortably...

Bringing Senior Care Home to Albany

Posted: 4/30/2020 10:58 AM by Interim HealthCare

A senior's home is their pride and joy. It's also the place where they feel safest and most comfortable. So when the challenges of aging begin to make living independently too challenging for them, many seniors in Albany, OR turn to the trusted senior care professionals at Interim HealthCare of Oregon - Salem Office to lend a helping hand. Our team of big-hearted caregivers, nurses, and office ...

Interim HealthCare of Salem, OR

Posted: 4/5/2020 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Interim HealthCare of Salem, OR is committed to take every precaution to protect our patients, staff, and the community during this Coronavirus pandemic.

Bringing Senior Care Home to Salem

Posted: 2/27/2020 8:22 AM by Interim HealthCare

Supporting aging loves ones can be complicated, particularly when their health begins to decline. Their top priority may be remaining at home and maintaining a sense of independence, while their family members may worry about their safety and their health. Senior care services from Interim HealthCare of Oregon - Salem Office can help to give families in Salem, OR the best of both worlds by prov...

Professional Home Health Care in Salem: Managing Medications

Posted: 12/27/2019 9:40 AM by Interim HealthCare

While you may be doing your best to support an aging relative in Salem, OR, it isn't always possible to keep tabs on the many areas of their lives that might need management. This is particularly true if your loved one is taking multiple medications, which, if mistaken, can pose a serious threat to their health. Professional home health care can help keep your loved one on track with their medi...

Benefits of Elder Care Services in Salem

Posted: 10/22/2019 11:30 AM by Interim HealthCare

If you're considering elder care services for your loved one in Salem, OR, you may be surprised at how many benefits there are. Most sources will tell you that moving your loved one to a nursing home or assisted living facility is a big lifestyle change that can be difficult for them. Allowing them to remain in the comfort of their own home can be better for their morale and overall well-being....

In Home Nurse in Salem: What We Do and How We Help

Posted: 8/20/2019 9:34 AM by Interim HealthCare

As your loved one ages, they may require medical care, especially following an injury or hospital stay. With the help of an in home nurse in Salem, OR, your loved one can recover and regain independence in the comfort of their own home. Our professional nurses are qualified to provide skilled care in the home to meet each patient's unique needs.

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

Posted: 6/17/2019 2:17 PM by Interim HealthCare

Caregiving for your loved one day in and day out is a rewarding and selfless act. However, it's often exhausting and comes with plenty of stressors that can cause caregiver burn out. Caregiver burn out is a state of exhaustion caused by these stressors. Our senior care in Salem, OR can help you give you the support or break you need.

Home Health Services in Salem: What We Do and How We Help

Posted: 4/29/2019 4:17 PM by Interim HealthCare

Receiving in-home care can be ideal for seniors recovering from a hospital stay and can allow them to get the care they need in the comfort of their own home. Interim HealthCare of Oregon - Salem Office provides comprehensive care with our home health services in the Salem, OR area.

Hospice Support Services in Salem: Helping Your Family with Compassionate Care

Posted: 3/6/2019 9:49 AM by Interim HealthCare

When a loved one is facing the end of life, it's a stressful and emotional time for the entire family. At Interim HealthCare of Oregon - Salem Office, we understand how difficult this time is. It can be hard to balance your personal commitments with the care needs of your loved one. Our hospice support services provide families throughout the Salem area with a wide range of supportive care.

Home Health Care in Salem: How We Can Help After Surgery

Posted: 1/15/2019 11:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

If you or someone you love has to undergo an operation, you've probably been given a general time frame for recovery. Even if you expect to be back on your feet in a matter of days, it's always a good idea to have a home health care plan to make sure you have the support you need as you recuperate. At Interim HealthCare of Oregon - Salem Office, we offer exactly that with our home health care s...

Healthy Heart Tips For Caregivers

Posted: 2/18/2018 9:11 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.

3 Ways Seniors Can Maintain their Dignity with Home Care Services

Posted: 2/9/2018 9:08 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.

Cervical Health Awareness Month

Posted: 1/30/2018 10:02 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.

Most Common Illnesses Effecting Seniors

Posted: 1/22/2018 10:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

As our senior loved ones continue to age, the risk for illness and development of diseases increase. There are many factors that add to these risks including poor diet, un-healthy habits, lack of exercise, and use of harmful substances. As a caregiver it is important to be vigilant and help your loved ones make good lifestyle choices and avoiding the 4 most common illness among seniors.

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...

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