January 2018

Interim HealthCare Blogs

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.

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