April 2016

Interim HealthCare Blogs

The DASH Diet and What it Can do for Your Senior Loved One

Posted: 4/28/2016 1:42 PM by Interim HealthCare

Unlike other fad diets that promise quick weight loss but are usually not able to be followed for long periods of time, the DASH diet is a diet that is recommended by doctors for its positive effects on high blood pressure and overall health.

How Does Denial About Alzheimer's Disease Affect Your Elderly Loved One?

Posted: 4/21/2016 10:24 AM by Interim HealthCare

Often other family members don't want to believe that your elderly loved one actually has Alzheimer's disease. There are a lot of reasons for this, often leading back to fear of the disease and how it can affect the entire family.

Making Sure Your Parent’s Car is Safe to Drive

Posted: 4/14/2016 7:11 AM by Interim HealthCare

Many seniors are still driving well into the 70s and 80s, but as the family caregiver for your mom or dad, you should help them make sure their car is in tip-top driving condition. April is Car Care Month. It makes sense that special attention should be placed on cars now. Winter is over and people are getting their cars ready for spring and summer driving, especially as so many people take vac...

Making Outdoor Gardening Easier and More Enjoyable for Seniors

Posted: 4/7/2016 3:22 PM by Interim HealthCare

Gardening has many benefits that go beyond giving gardeners the satisfaction of growing their own fresh herbs, fruits, and vegetables. As part of an elder care plan, gardening provides many emotional and physical benefits as well.

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