June 2017

Interim HealthCare Blogs

​Need Some Ways to Track a Parent With Dementia? Here Are Five of the Best

Posted: 6/30/2017 4:42 PM by Interim HealthCare

Not every senior with Alzheimer's will wander, but it could happen. According to the Alzheimer's Association, 6 out of 10 people with Alzheimer's will wander. If you're worried about your mom and dad getting lost, ease your mind using one of these five devices or services.

​When Do You Need to Talk to Your Loved One about Driving?

Posted: 6/23/2017 3:07 PM by Interim HealthCare

Talking to your loved one about driving feels like a massive conversation. You might feel so nervous about it, in fact, that you put it off longer than you should. Here are some ideas about when and how to have this essential conversation with your loved one.

​What Can You Look for to Determine if Your Loved One Might Be Grieving?

Posted: 6/16/2017 4:09 PM by Interim HealthCare

Your elderly loved one might be grieving a loss of someone she loves or simply the life that she used to have. Regardless of the cause, you might not realize at first that your loved one is having trouble with her grief.

​Father’s Day is June 18: Ideas for Celebrating the Day with Dad

Posted: 6/9/2017 4:44 PM by Interim HealthCare

The United States is home to more than 70 million fathers, and you’re lucky enough to be the child of one of them! Father’s Day is on June 18th this year, so the time to celebrate your dad is coming up fast.

How Can I Prevent My Mom From Wandering at Night?

Posted: 6/2/2017 4:34 PM by Interim HealthCare

If your mom has dementia, it's very likely that she'll reach a point where she starts to wander. When you're home and awake, you'll likely notice before she gets far. If you're at work or asleep, however, wandering can pose a true risk to her safety.

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