August 2013

Interim HealthCare Blogs

Social Networking Surges Among Seniors

Posted: 8/26/2013 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

According to AARP, the top online activities for people over 60 are Google, Facebook, Yahoo and YouTube. But with more and more older Americans joining social networks, there are also some user hazards to be aware of. At Interim HealthCare, we’ve seen some of our senior home care clients fall prey to online scams and with that mind, we’ve outlined some key tips below to stay safe wh...

Home Care Companions- Studies Show That Social Relationships Can Boost Your Longevity …

Posted: 8/14/2013 8:56 AM by Interim HealthCare

Most of us know that having good friends can help enrich our daily lives, but according to a recent study, close friends may do more than provide companionship—it can actually add years to your life. The study, which appeared in the journal PLoS Medicine, found that social relationships—friends, family, neighbors or colleagues—improve our odds of survival by 50 percent. Having...

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