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Senior Care in Northeast Philadelphia: When is it time?

Posted: 2/15/2019 4:30 PM by Interim HealthCare

If you have an elderly relative in Northeast Philadelphia, PA who needs help with basic activities, senior care could be the perfect solution. But how will you know when it's time to bring up senior care options if your loved one doesn't ask help? There is no simple answer that applies to everyone, but there are a few general signs that may indicate it's time to call a care service. 

Alzheimer's Care in Northeast Philadelphia: What is Early Onset Alzheimer's?

Posted: 12/27/2018 3:08 PM by Interim HealthCare

Alzheimer's disease is one of the biggest health concerns among older Americans, affecting millions of people across the country. It's especially widespread among seniors who are in their 60s or above, but this condition can also affect younger generations. When someone starts to experience memory loss or confusion in their 40s or 50s — or even as early as their 30s — it may be diagnosed as Ear...

Healthy Heart Tips For Caregivers

Posted: 2/20/2018 9:25 AM 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.

Know the Signs of Aging Parents Having Trouble at Home

Posted: 2/13/2018 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...

Help Seniors with Arthritis Manage Joint Pain

Posted: 1/4/2018 8:15 AM 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.

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