March 2018

Interim HealthCare Blogs

How Prevalent is Alzheimer's Disease?

Posted: 3/30/2018 3:12 PM by Interim HealthCare

Awareness is one of the most important tools that you will ever use as a family caregiver. Being aware of challenges, risk factors, and other issues that your parent might face is essential for preparing you to give the the care that they need as they age in place.

​Tips for Helping a Senior with a Brain Injury Cope with Fear or Anxiety

Posted: 3/23/2018 4:27 PM by Interim HealthCare

TBI can lead to many emotions, but one that can be very difficult to cope with is fear. Your parent may experience tremendous anxiety about their injury, the limitations that it has caused, and their ability to move forward in their life.

​Asthma Makes Daily Living Tough - Four Things You Can Do to Help

Posted: 3/16/2018 4:01 PM by Interim HealthCare

More than 2 million men and women over the age of 64 have asthma. One thing differs between elderly asthma patients and younger ones. Senior citizens with asthma often have a harder time handling the symptoms, even when it's mild.

Are You Too Wrapped up in Caregiving?

Posted: 3/9/2018 4:06 PM by Interim HealthCare

Many caregivers would be shocked to find that they can actually be too involved in caregiving. Worried that might describe you?

Can You Keep Your Senior from Losing Her Vision?

Posted: 3/2/2018 4:24 PM by Interim HealthCare

Some eye problems and vision trouble are inevitable. But there is quite a bit that you can still do to help protect your elderly family member's vision.

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