August 2013

Interim HealthCare Blogs

Things Home Care can help with…Is your loved one getting the nutrition they need?

Posted: 8/25/2013 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

A nutritious diet is one key to good health. Including a balance of vitamins, minerals, protein and carbohydrates is important for everybody and senior citizens in particular. Seniors and those that are cooking for them, such as family members and in home health care specialists, should pay special attention to foods that are low in cholesterol, fat and sugar, but high in vitamins and protein. ...

Senior Comapanions Help Fight Loneliness in St. Augustine, FL

Posted: 8/10/2013 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Many seniors prefer to remain in their own homes as they age, but how do we keep them from being too lonely? A 2012 study by Cornell University published in Psychology and Aging, shows that prolonged periods of loneliness can speed up the aging process. While heart functions normally change as a part of getting older, loneliness has been shown to accelerate the process.