November 2017

Interim HealthCare Blogs

Carbs 101 for Diabetes Caregivers

Posted: 11/24/2017 3:39 PM by Interim HealthCare

As a family caregiver for someone with diabetes, you’ve probably been told that it’s important to pay attention to the carbohydrates that they eat. But, if you’re new to being a diabetes caregiver or new to carb counting, understanding carbohydrates can be confusing.

​What Do You Do When it's Time to Talk to an Aging Adult about Not Driving?

Posted: 11/17/2017 4:04 PM by Interim HealthCare

Talking to a senior about giving up driving for good is not an easy discussion. If you have a plan in mind from the start, you can make the conversation go much easier.

​The Ten Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease That You Should Know

Posted: 11/10/2017 5:27 PM by Interim HealthCare

When many people think about Alzheimer’s disease, they automatically think of very elderly adults who have no awareness of the world around them or have forgotten everything about their lives. While these are hallmarks are the latest stages of the disease, as a family caregiver it is important to note that this is not how the disease begins.

​What Questions Should Your Elderly Family Member Ask Her Doctor Before Starting to Exercise?

Posted: 11/3/2017 3:35 PM by Interim HealthCare

When your aging family member talks to her doctor about exercise, it helps to have some specific questions in mind. This can help your senior and you get the answers you need to put together a solid plan.

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