Tulsa Home Care & Hospice Blog
Posted: 9/17/2021 1:29 PM by
Hospice Care is commonly known as "end of life" care. Most seniors need hospice care when they have six months or less left in their lives. Seniors who have a terminal illness, such as cancer, are often the people who need hospice care the most. They need compassionate care that will help both the senior and their family feel more comfortable.
Posted: 10/30/2020 8:42 AM by
Nobody wants to spend more time in the hospital than they absolutely need to, but staying on the mend after discharge is usually easier said than done. Patients living with chronic illness are also often in need of more support than is readily available from family and friends. That's why patients across our community call on us to provide home care services for themselves or their loved ones. ...
Posted: 8/28/2020 12:55 PM by
Spending time in the hospital can't always be avoided, but nobody wants to spend a moment longer there than is absolutely necessary. Home health care services from Interim HealthCare of Tulsa can help patients in Bixby, OK and the surrounding communities go home sooner by bringing additional support right to their doorsteps.
In fact, home health care doesn't just help them to cut down on costl...
Posted: 6/26/2020 12:41 PM by
Not everyone knows it, but many services that a patient might go to the hospital to receive can be brought right to their doorstep. The home health care services offered by Interim HealthCare of Tulsa, provided by skilled professionals, do exactly that. We're the trusted choice for families across the Tulsa, OK community who are looking for more convenient and cost-effective ways to provide car...
Posted: 4/16/2020 9:48 AM by
A senior's home is precious. It's where they often feel safest and most secure. It's familiar, easy to navigate, and full of the comforts they rely on. So when an elderly loved one begins to struggle with everyday activities, many families turn to Interim HealthCare of Tulsa to provide their loved ones in Bixby, OK with the support of personalized in-home senior care.
That's because our team...
Posted: 2/24/2020 3:23 PM by
A person's golden years should be spent in relaxation and comfort, but for many seniors, health-related challenges stand in the way. Professional senior care services from a reliable local agency like Interim HealthCare of Tulsa can help to pave a smooth road for seniors who want to continue living at home as they age by bringing the support they need right to their doorstep.
Our team of ex...
Posted: 12/26/2019 10:32 AM by
Are you thinking about your next career move in the health care field for the coming year? Is it important to find a job that lets you follow your passion, build professional skills, and fits your lifestyle? It may seem like a tall order, but a medical staffing position with Interim HealthCare of Tulsa that provides an opportunity for all three.
We provide medical staffing services to facil...
Posted: 10/29/2019 9:49 AM by
At Interim HealthCare of Tulsa, we believe that life has value, even in the last moment. We carry this belief into our home hospice care program, striving to address the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of your loved one and your family. During this difficult time, our team goes above and beyond to provide exceptional end-of-life care in Tulsa, OK.
Posted: 7/15/2019 1:55 PM by
Being a disease that affects the mind, Alzheimer's can cause patients to lash out, feel confused, and wander. Learning to communicate effectively with your loved one and utilizing daily routines can help alleviate some behaviors. In addition, our Alzheimer's care in Tulsa can provide specialized caregivers who will give your loved one the care and structure they need.
Posted: 5/8/2019 10:13 AM by
When searching for a healthcare professional to join your team, you want to have access to candidates with a wide range of skill sets and experience. At Interim HealthCare of Tulsa, we can help you achieve this, finding candidates who fit seamlessly into your existing staff. Our healthcare staffing services in Tulsa benefit local facilities by connecting you with potential hires for a variety o...
Posted: 2/20/2019 2:19 PM by
The very idea of hospice care can be a source of pain for any family in Tulsa, OK. The simple act of consulting with a care provider on behalf a parent or other loved one can feel much more complicated than following a doctor's orders. At Interim HealthCare of Tulsa, we know just how difficult it can be to even begin a discussion about hospice care, but it's essential to get your loved one the ...
Posted: 2/20/2018 11:37 AM by
February 2018 is American Heart Month, and February 2rd is National Wear Red Day. The purpose of these two causes is to raise awareness of heart health in America.
Posted: 2/8/2018 11:34 AM by
Age-related hearing loss, or presbycusis, is the slow loss of hearing that occurs as people get older. Hearing loss starts when the tiny hairs in your ear damaged or die. These tiny hairs pick up sound waves, change them into nerve signals, and the brain interprets them. These hairs do not grow back, so most cases where the hairs are lost, the damage is permanent.
Posted: 1/30/2018 2:23 PM by
In-home care provides the highest professional health care services available while being in the most comfortable environment, your home! It eliminates the daunting task of going to the hospital or doctor’s office, it reduces stress and fatigue on patients and family members, and allows for the best recovery conditions for patients.
Posted: 1/19/2018 2:22 PM by
A stroke is a traumatic event that can happen to anyone at any time. A stroke occurs because there is a lack of blood flow to the brain. The brain cells are deprived of oxygen causing the cells to die, which has negative effects on the body and mind. Depending on how severe the stroke (how much brain damage is done) will determine how much the person is physically and mentally affected.
Posted: 12/22/2017 2:24 PM by
Being away from your elderly loved one is difficult as a long-distance family caregiver, but if she's diagnosed with dementia, that can make you a little more nervous. Finding ways to compensate for the distance involved can help you and your elderly loved one to feel more at ease.
Posted: 12/8/2017 2:10 PM by
When you're a family caregiver to an elderly loved one, some situations can crop up that you didn't expect. A loved one who is suddenly reluctant to bathe is one such situation, especially if your loved one has always paid a lot of attention to her personal hygiene. Some of these tips can help.
Posted: 11/24/2017 1:50 PM by
While there are many potential causes for low vision among elderly adults, one of the most common is a condition called macular degeneration. This disease is a leading cause of the loss of vision among those older adults over the age of 50 and can develop so gradually that the senior is not even aware of the changes in their vision until they have become severe. This condition does not lead to ...
Posted: 11/10/2017 12:06 PM by
The thought of your parent undergoing surgery can be daunting. Hip replacement surgery, however, can make a tremendous difference in their health and quality of life, enabling them to stay more active, healthier, and more engaged in the world around them. Helping your parent to determine if they should consider this type of surgery empowers them to make the decision that is right for them and f...
Posted: 10/27/2017 11:58 AM by
Grief is something that virtually everyone will have to face and get through at some point in their lives. This loss of an important person can be extremely painful and a difficult phase to push through, but as a family caregiver it is critical that you are prepared to help your parent deal with their loss in an effective and healthy way so that they can move forward and enjoy a lifestyle that ...