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​Is Using Sanitizing Gel an Effective Form of Germ Control?

Posted: 11/25/2016 5:20 PM by Interim HealthCare

Here are some things to keep in mind when using sanitizing gel as an effective form of germ control.

​Modifying Your Thanksgiving Celebration for an Elderly Adult with Parkinson’s Disease

Posted: 11/18/2016 3:00 PM by Interim HealthCare

Use these tips to modify your Thanksgiving celebration for an elderly adult who is living with Parkinson’s disease.

​Helping a Senior Who is Dealing with Bladder Urgency

Posted: 11/11/2016 3:14 PM by Interim HealthCare

Use these tips to help a senior who is dealing with bladder urgency or urinary incontinence.

​Common Breathing Problems Among the Elderly

Posted: 11/4/2016 1:34 PM by Interim HealthCare

Some breathing issues the elderly go through are temporary, while others are more permanent. Understanding the types of problems your loved one may be at risk for will give you a better idea of how to prevent these issues from occurring.

​What Are the Benefits of Saying "No" Occasionally as a Family Caregiver?

Posted: 10/28/2016 3:17 PM by Interim HealthCare

Every once in a while, you may find that you are about to say no as a family caregiver. This is actually good news, because there are quite a few benefits to learning how and when to say no.

​What Are the Best Ways to Help Your Elderly Loved One to Deal with Insomnia?

Posted: 10/21/2016 11:58 AM by Interim HealthCare

If your elderly loved one is dealing with insomnia, whether it's a one-time issue or an ongoing one, you may want to find out how to help her get some sleep.

​What Are the Best Ways to Help a Family Caregiver?

Posted: 10/14/2016 5:38 PM by Interim HealthCare

Most people know at least one family caregiver. You may want to help the family caregiver that you know, but you're just not sure how. Try one of these ideas.

How to Respond to a Burn Injury After a Fire

Posted: 10/7/2016 12:51 PM by Interim HealthCare

Use these tips to help you know how to respond to a burn injury after a fire.

​Celebrate National 'Train Your Brain" Day with a Senior

Posted: 9/30/2016 3:54 PM by Interim HealthCare

From learning something new to getting online, here are some tips for celebrating 'Train Your Brain Day'.

​Benefits of Encouraging Reading During Great Books Week

Posted: 9/23/2016 1:04 PM by Interim HealthCare

October 2 through 8 is Great Books Week, a fantastic opportunity for you to encourage your aging parent to read more,

Oral Health Tips for Family Caregivers

Posted: 9/16/2016 2:48 PM by Interim HealthCare

Even if your loved one doesn’t have perfect oral health, there are several things that can be done to maintain, perhaps even improve, their current condition of oral health.

​Practicing Germ Control When Outside of the Home

Posted: 9/9/2016 9:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Use these tips to help you practice effective germ control when outside of the home.

​What Caregivers Should Know About Athlete’s Foot

Posted: 9/2/2016 2:43 PM by Interim HealthCare

Read on for more information about this common but uncomfortable fungal infection that is easily transmitted from person to person in locker rooms.

Surprising Ways to Help Your Loved One Manage Depression

Posted: 8/26/2016 5:30 PM by Interim HealthCare

Senior Care in Sugarhouse UT: If your loved one is suffering from depression, consider trying these ideas and incorporating them into your loved one’s daily routine.

​Simple Ways to Increase Physical Activity in Your Caregiver Journey

Posted: 8/19/2016 3:11 PM by Interim HealthCare

Here are some of the simple ways that you can increase physical activity in your caregiver journey.

​Bedroom Safety and Your Elderly Loved One

Posted: 8/11/2016 6:10 PM by Interim HealthCare

Keeping your elderly loved one safe means everywhere in the house and your loved one can be particularly vulnerable in the bedroom.

​Ways to Encourage Your Parent to Maintain Greater Independence in Personal Care

Posted: 8/5/2016 3:12 PM by Interim HealthCare

Try some of these ways to encourage your parent to maintain greater independence in personal care as they age in place.

​August is Psoriasis Awareness Month

Posted: 7/29/2016 5:23 PM by Interim HealthCare

Home Care in Avenues UT: August is observed as Psoriasis Awareness Month to raise awareness for this condition and for those who are affected by it.

​Helping a Senior Get up Carefully After a Fall

Posted: 7/22/2016 5:05 PM by Interim HealthCare

Sadly, many elders experience at least one fall in their older years, causing them to take a trip to the emergency room.

Veteran Owned Business of the Year!

Posted: 7/20/2016 4:14 PM by Interim HealthCare

To be nominated was a huge honor, but to be named as the Utah Small Business Administration Veteran-Owned Business of the Year during National Small Business Week was an incredible surprise!

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