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What To Do If You're In Need Of 24-Hour Emergency Care

Posted: 9/29/2022 9:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Everyone needs medical care and attention at some point in their life. But no one hopes to be in an urgent need of 24-hour emergency care. In most places throughout the United States, including here in Sonoma County, hospital emergency departments are experiencing longer wait times for patients who come at all hours of the day. With nursing and other staffing shortages plaguing medical faciliti...

The Truth About 24-Hour Emergency Care: It’s Not Always There When You Need It

Posted: 9/28/2022 9:14 AM by Interim HealthCare

Almost everyone has had to make use of an emergency room, or 24-hour emergency care facility at some point in their lives. And most of us were grateful for it at the time, although not many of us look forward to another visit.

How to Care for a Loved One: A Beginner's Guide to Caregiving

Posted: 8/24/2022 3:00 PM by Interim HealthCare

In America, we have moved from a time when older parents and grandparents traditionally lived out their lives at home to where we expect seniors to move to care facilities of one type or another. However, it turns out that the seniors don’t feel that way once they are at that stage in life.

5 Tips for Choosing Senior Home Care Services

Posted: 8/8/2022 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

​Everyone ages, and we're all getting older. While that may not be the most uplifting thought for many of us, it does underscore the importance of considering the needs of parents of adult children. When seniors begin to move into their later years, what were once simple activities of daily life can become increasingly challenging.

Understanding Stage 3 Dementia

Posted: 7/22/2022 10:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

One of the first things that an adult child of an elderly parent with possible symptoms of dementia will discover is that there are a variety of approaches to categorizing stages. In this particular piece, we will be focusing on stage 3 dementia.

Understanding Stage 2 Dementia

Posted: 7/14/2022 10:35 AM by Interim HealthCare

One of the pressing concerns that come with elderly care is recognizing the onset of dementia. While later stages of dementia, whether from Alzheimer’s disease or some other cause, are easier to diagnose and identify, stage 1 and state 2 dementia can be elusive.

Understanding Stage 1 Dementia: Normal Outward Behavior

Posted: 6/30/2022 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Are you looking for information on Stage 1 Dementia and what you and your loved one should prepare for? Here is a guide from Interim HealthCare that can help give you the information you are looking for!

What Is A Caregiver And Why They Are So Important

Posted: 6/17/2022 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

A caregiver, or personal care aide, supports seniors who have difficulty completing basic tasks. In addition to the elderly, caregivers may also work with people with disabilities, or patients suffering from mental disorders.

Understanding In Home Senior Care

Posted: 5/23/2022 10:00 PM by Interim HealthCare

For years, the Baby boomers were the largest segment of the adult population. Until 2019. That is when, according to the US Census Bureau, the US boomers became the second-largest population group. And they continue to be Number Two in 2022 with 69.6 million people between the ages of 58 and 76.

What Are The Stages Of Dementia?

Posted: 5/9/2022 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

For those who have not had to deal with the distress of seeing a loved one suffer from dementia, the terminology and various symptoms may be somewhat unfamiliar. Sadly, this is true for those who have become victims of forms of dementia, as well.

The Impact The Different Stages Of Dementia Can Have On Your Loved One

Posted: 4/28/2022 10:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

There are several types of dementia and, sadly, all of them are progressive. What this means is that, unfortunately, the symptoms that may be relatively mild at first will progressively worsen over time, usually during the course of several years.

The Impact IBS Can Have On Seniors And What You Can Do

Posted: 4/13/2022 10:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Do you or someone you care about suffer from IBS? Here is more information and some helpful tips to help from your friends at Interim Healthcare!

What Is Respite Care? Everything You Need To Know!

Posted: 3/31/2022 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

At Interim HealthCare, we offer a wide variety of senior care services ranging from respite care for family caregivers to in-home personal care and support, to Alzheimer's and dementia care and much more.

How Interim's Healthcare Staffing Can Help You Find Qualified Employees Fast!

Posted: 3/18/2022 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

In addition to providing caregivers and other healthcare staffing positions, Interim HealthCare of Santa Rosa also offers healthcare providers with both direct hire and temporary sourcing services.

Fun Ways to Improve Your Quality Of Life

Posted: 2/24/2022 9:14 AM by Interim HealthCare

When it comes to taking care of ourselves as we age, most of us realize that being healthy and financially secure are just aspects of a larger concern: our quality of life.

Activities For Seniors: Yoga and Meditation

Posted: 2/11/2022 11:11 AM by Interim HealthCare

One of the primary concerns for aging loved ones and seniors living at home is maintaining their quality of life. For many, a significant part of this idea of "quality of life" is the ability to stay active and healthy. And one of the ways that elder loved ones can maintain this is by participating in various activities for seniors, such as yoga for seniors.

Recognizing The Important Warning Signs of Poor Blood Circulation

Posted: 1/27/2022 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

There is good reason to recognize the warning signs of poor blood circulation in seniors. Seniors tend to suffer from poor blood circulation in their legs, for example, largely because they become more sedentary. This often to a thickening of the aorta and decreased sensitivity in what is known as baroreceptors, a type of cell that helps in relaying information derived from blood pressure with...

Understanding MCI And Steps You Can Take To Help Your Loved One

Posted: 1/21/2022 3:17 PM by Interim HealthCare

While not common, the condition known as mild cognitive impairment, MCI, shows up in approximately 12 to 18 percent of people aged 60 or older. So, what is MCI? Here is everything you need to know!

Dementia Care and Teepa Snow – What You Should Know

Posted: 1/10/2022 8:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease in seniors has become a modern plague of the mind in America and elsewhere. Learn how Interim Healthcare is addressing Dementia Care!

Why Interim HealthCare Believes Emotional Health Is An Important Aspect Of Senior Home Care

Posted: 1/7/2022 2:49 PM by Interim HealthCare

Emotional health is a forgotten aspect to most at home senior care programs. However, Interim Healthcare Santa Rosa believes that emotional health plays an important role in the way we help our clients! Find out what we mean!

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