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Elder Care Services in Solomons: Recognizing Caregiver Burn Out and When to Get Help

Posted: 7/15/2019 1:07 PM by Interim HealthCare

Being a family caregiver can be difficult and exhausting. With hours of work and little rest, the stress of caregiving can build. When it reaches a peak, you can experience caregiver burn out. Elder care services from Interim HealthCare of Solomons make it easy to get help when you need it.

About Our Caregiver Services in Solomons

Posted: 5/2/2019 9:57 AM by Interim HealthCare

In-home care allows seniors to continue living at home, maintaining a high quality of life while receiving the essential care and assistance they need. At Interim HealthCare of Solomons, we provide a variety of in-home care programs. Our caregiver services in Solomons are tailored to each of our clients and designed to help your loved one thrive as they age.

Alzheimer's Care in Solomons: What is Early Onset Alzheimer's?

Posted: 3/6/2019 10:31 AM by Interim HealthCare

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease can be incredibly emotional, especially when their condition affects their ability to do simple things, or to recall important moments in their lives. Many people in the Solomons area are already in this position, while others are doing their best to look out for signs that their older relatives might need Alzheimer's care.

Respite Care in Solomons: What is Respite Care and What Are the Benefits?

Posted: 1/8/2019 9:53 AM by Interim HealthCare

Across the country, millions of Americans are caring for loved ones who can longer address their own needs at home. While this work is rewarding and can be seen as a sign of gratitude for everything your family members have done for you, it can still be grueling — especially if you can never find time to care for yourself. At Interim HealthCare of Solomons, we offer respite care services to add...

Know the Signs of Aging Parents Having Trouble at Home

Posted: 2/17/2018 12:15 PM by Interim HealthCare

As your parents age it is important to be alert to signs that they may be having trouble on their own at home. With family caregivers becoming more common it is important to know what to look for in your loved one’s behavior and it is important to know when to switch to professional home care giving. Below are some behaviors to lookout for to know if professional caregiving is need for your sen...

Healthy Heart Tips For Caregivers

Posted: 2/9/2018 12:13 PM by Interim HealthCare

One of if not the most common side effect of being a family caregiver is not properly caring for them self. This happens because the caregiver is so focused on the health of their loved one, that they forget to care for themselves and their health needs. It is important for every caregiver to understand that the better they care for themselves the better they can care for their loved one.

Cervical Health Awareness Month

Posted: 1/31/2018 1:49 PM by Interim HealthCare

During January we take the time to raise awareness about cervical health. This month is meant to educate both men and women on the causes and effects of cervical cancer and HPV, as well as encouraging women to take the proper steps to reduce their risk of developing cervical cancer.

Most Common Illnesses Effecting Seniors

Posted: 1/22/2018 1:48 PM by Interim HealthCare

As our senior loved ones continue to age, the risk for illness and development of diseases increase. There are many factors that add to these risks including poor diet, un-healthy habits, lack of exercise, and use of harmful substances. As a caregiver it is important to be vigilant and help your loved ones make good lifestyle choices and avoiding the 4 most common illness among seniors.

Giving Up Our Resentments

Posted: 12/18/2017 1:10 PM by Interim HealthCare

As caregiver to a family member, you may find that others have expectations of you that feel unrealistic or overwhelming. You may find yourself harboring resentments. The holidays are a particularly challenging time for overburdened caregivers.

Tips for Supporting Senior Joint Health

Posted: 12/4/2017 1:09 PM by Interim HealthCare

Your elderly loved ones' joints have been through a lot in their lives. They have spent decades supporting their muscles and going through the movements of life, taking on a tremendous amount of force and possibly sustaining injuries. It's important to keep their joints healthy and strong so they can experience less pain and stiffness, increase their mobility, and enjoy a more active, engaging ...

Tips for Eating Healthier

Posted: 11/29/2017 1:04 PM by Interim HealthCare

Nutrition is a central element of elder care, providing a basis on which all of your other efforts build. Without proper nutrition, your parents' bodies are unable to function properly and will be at greater risk of a variety of health consequences.

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