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Home Health Care in Spokane: Bringing Top-Quality Care Right to Your Doorstep

Posted: 8/31/2020 11:06 AM by Interim HealthCare

There really is no place like home, especially after a stay in the hospital. But coming home and staying there often requires a significant amount of support for patients to avoid premature readmission. Having home health care services provided by the skilled professionals at Interim HealthCare of Spokane can help pave a smooth path home from the hospital by providing patients with the support ...

Senior Care Services in Liberty Lake: Dignified Home Care

Posted: 6/29/2020 7:21 AM by Interim HealthCare

When it comes to providing care for an elderly loved one, knowing what to do can be hard; especially if they are struggling with the essential activities of daily living. In-home senior care services from a trusted, local agency like Interim HealthCare of Spokane helps families in Liberty Lake, WA provide top-quality support for their elderly loved ones by bringing dignified and compassionate c...

Bringing Senior Care Home to Spokane Valley

Posted: 4/16/2020 11:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

As they age, most seniors increasingly treasure the comfort and security of their homes in Spokane Valley, WA. But those who live alone or far from family can face countless challenges at home that can jeopardize their overall quality of life. Professional senior care services provided by the skilled professional caregivers at Interim HealthCare of Spokane can help by providing seniors with the...

Interim HealthCare of Spokane

Posted: 4/6/2020 8:32 AM by Interim HealthCare

Interim HealthCare of Spokane is committed to take every precaution to protect our patients, staff, and the community during this Coronavirus pandemic.

Bringing Senior Care Home to Spokane

Posted: 2/27/2020 7:47 AM by Interim HealthCare

Everyone knows there's no place like home, but the challenges of aging can force seniors in Spokane, WA to relocate when there isn't enough support available for them to remain at home. Senior care services can help them age in place by bringing the assistance they right to their doorstep.  Having the support of a home healthcare provider means your loved one can hold onto their independence...

Professional Home Health Care in Spokane: Managing Medications

Posted: 12/27/2019 9:49 AM by Interim HealthCare

If you have an elderly or infirm loved one living in Spokane, WA, chances are that you spend a fair bit of your time worrying about their well-being, especially if you know they are responsible for managing multiple medications. Knowing that they have the assistance of a professional home health care provider keeping them on track can help put your mind at ease. It can also prevent them from ma...

Benefits to Elder Care Services in Spokane

Posted: 10/22/2019 10:54 AM by Interim HealthCare

Today, many seniors in the Spokane, WA area are choosing to remain at home as they age. However, some tasks become more difficult with age, and your loved one may need medical assistance from time to time. At Interim HealthCare of Spokane, our elder care services can benefit your loved one in many ways.

In Home Nurse in Spokane: What We Do and How We Help

Posted: 9/16/2019 9:44 AM by Interim HealthCare

Whether your loved one is recovering from a hospital stay or living with a chronic disease, they may benefit from home health services. At Interim HealthCare of Spokane, we have a team of in home nurses who can provide health care in the comfort of your loved one's home. Read below to see what we do and how we can help your loved one live a fulfilling life at home.

Senior Care in Spokane: Recognizing Caregiver Burn Out and When to Get Help

Posted: 6/26/2019 10:27 AM by Interim HealthCare

If you are a family caregiver, balancing your caregiving duties with your daily life can be overwhelming. As a caregiver, you may experience caregiver burn out, which is very real and completely normal. When you need a break, our senior care services in Spokane, WA can help.

Home Health Services in Spokane: What We Do and How We Help

Posted: 4/26/2019 1:15 PM by Interim HealthCare

Is your loved one returning home after a hospital stay? In-home health services are a great way to help them transition home as they regain their strength and independence. Our home health services in Spokane are ideal for seniors who still need assistance, but are ready to receive that care in the comfort of their own home. 

Nurse Staffing in Spokane: Benefits of Using a Staffing Agency

Posted: 2/20/2019 2:51 PM by Interim HealthCare

Sometimes it seems like, when you step into any medical setting, you immediately feel the crush of too much demand for quality care, and not enough supply of quality health care staff. It's not that there aren't plenty of qualified medical professionals in the Spokane, WA area, or that the staff at our hospitals, schools, and doctor's offices aren't great at they do. The problem is often that l...

Home Health Care in Spokane: How We Can Help After Surgery

Posted: 1/15/2019 11:53 AM by Interim HealthCare

Bouncing back from an operation can take time, but the post-surgery instructions you receive from your surgeon or nurse often don't prepare you for the reality of recovering at home. For example, while you may know that you'll need to use crutches for a few weeks, it's hard to imagine what it will be like to shower, go grocery shopping, and take care of day-to-day business with limited mobility...

Know the Signs of Aging Parents Having Trouble at Home

Posted: 2/17/2018 9:23 AM 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...

3 Ways Seniors Can Maintain their Dignity with Home Care Services

Posted: 2/9/2018 9:21 AM by Interim HealthCare

Helping a senior loved one maintain their dignity as they age may not be the first thing that comes to mind, but it is very important to address because it can be a dangerous downward spiral if ignored.

Steps on Being a Caregiver for a Senior with Parkinson’s Disease

Posted: 1/31/2018 10:11 AM by Interim HealthCare

Parkinson's disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects predominately dopamine-producing (“dopaminergic”) neurons in a specific area of the brain called substantia nigra. Symptoms generally develop slowly over years, and include tremors, slowness of movement, limb rigidity, gait and balance problems. This illness is common in seniors and be managed well with the help of a caregiver.

Cervical Health Awareness Month

Posted: 1/22/2018 10:09 AM 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.

Know the Signs of Early Onset Parkinson's

Posted: 12/22/2017 2:55 PM by Interim HealthCare

Parkinson's disease is one of the many conditions that Interim HealthCare offers home care services for. Our staff provides both skilled nursing care, when needed, and non-medical home care. Non-medical care can include assistance with activities of daily living such as dressing, cooking, light housekeeping and transportation.

Keeping Your Brain Fit

Posted: 12/8/2017 2:47 PM by Interim HealthCare

At Interim HealthCare through our unique HomeLife Enrichment® Program we strive to assist our clients in keeping their minds fit with brain fun & fitness games.

Home Care Services Help Seniors with Arthritis Manage Joint Pain and Overall Bone Health

Posted: 11/24/2017 2:35 PM by Interim HealthCare

Of all the forms of arthritis in older adults, osteoarthritis is the most prevalent. Affecting both men and women, it is estimated that 12.4 million individuals over 65 years old are affected by the disease.

Handling the heat

Posted: 11/10/2017 2:29 PM by Interim HealthCare

Summertime and the livin’ is easy. If you know how to handle the heat, that is. Seniors are especially at risk as the temperatures begin to climb during the summer months.

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