January 2014

Interim HealthCare Blogs

Can Increased Lighting at Home Improve Your Vision?

Posted: 1/19/2014 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

According to the study, patients whose vision was 20/20 in a medical setting, can test as poorly as 20/40 or worse in their home. Lighting levels were measured in both the clinical and home settings at the time of the examinations.  The major concern of doctors is that this will affect people’s ability to function in the home and their quality of life.

Interim Transitions Comes to North Carolina

Posted: 1/13/2014 11:34 AM by Interim HealthCare

Interim HealthCare has introduced an excellent program focused on helping people with chronic diseases avoid going back to the hospital.  Called Interim Transitions, the program offers hospitals and physicians a way to better help their patients adhere to a post-discharge care plan and provide the support the patient needs to recover at home.  Key services include assisting with trans...

Yoga Can Improve Cardio Vascular & Help With Blood Sugar Management

Posted: 1/4/2014 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Practiced by people in India for centuries, Yoga has been shown to improve circulation, make muscles more sensitive to insulin and maintain blood sugar levels. Additionally, proponents of Yoga say that it helps them to clear their mind and reduce stress. Since Yoga and relaxation can be tied to lowering blood pressure and anxiety, two of the biggest risk factors in heart disease, medical expert...