June 2015

Interim HealthCare Blogs

Nobody likes going to the hospital. Going back is worse!

Posted: 6/25/2015 8:27 PM by Interim HealthCare

1 in 5 people in Salt Lake County over age 65 who are admitted to the hospital will return to the emergency room or hospital within 30 days of coming home--more than doubling the cost of care and family stress. You can decrease the odds of it happening to you or your loved one by 77%. Here's how.

Dementia and Wandering--tips for minimizing the risks

Posted: 6/18/2015 4:57 PM by Interim HealthCare

According to the Alzheimer's Foundation, everyone with dementia who can still walk is at risk of wandering, and statistically 3 out of 5 will do so. Many will become disoriented and lost. Here are a few practical tips to minimize the risk.

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