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Bringing Senior Care Home to Stevens Point

Posted: 4/30/2020 10:51 AM by Interim HealthCare

Ask any senior and they're sure to tell you that their home is the place where they feel the most secure. However, the home can be full of obstacles that make everyday activities difficult for seniors living on their own. That's why senior care services from a trusted, local agency like Interim HealthCare of Wausau makes all the difference to Stevens Point, WI seniors who rely on us to help the...

Bringing Senior Care Home to Wausau

Posted: 2/27/2020 8:04 AM by Interim HealthCare

It's no secret that most seniors want to live in their homes as long as possible. But helping elderly relatives remain at home as they age isn't just a matter of heart; it's a matter of health, too. Senior care services from the trusted local experts at Interim HealthCare of Wausau help seniors in Wausau, Stevens Point, and Merrill, WI remain in the comfort and safety of their treasured homes b...

Medical Staffing in Wausau: Join Our Team in 2020

Posted: 12/26/2019 11:05 AM by Interim HealthCare

Those working in the fields of medicine or home care know that their job isn't just a job; it's a calling. However, finding a position in the medical care field that fits your lifestyle isn't always easy. Interim HealthCare of Wausau is the trusted local choice for medical staffing and the perfect employer for medical professionals with big hearts and ambitions.  In the fast-growing field of...

Home Hospice Care in Wausau: Going Above and Beyond

Posted: 10/29/2019 11:05 AM by Interim HealthCare

Many people think hospice is about preparing for death and "the end." At Interim HealthCare of Wausau, we treat it as the opposite. Our home hospice care in Wausau, WI focuses on enhancing your loved one's final moments while providing comfort and support for your family. While you are going through this difficult time, lean on us to provide compassionate care for your loved one.

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

Posted: 9/16/2019 10:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

There are many health events that can happen to seniors as they age. Rather than enduring extended hospital stays or frequent doctor visits, most seniors would prefer to stay in the comfort of their own home. With an in home nurse in Wausau, WI, your loved one can receive the care and assistance they need as they remain at home.

Alzheimer's Care in Wausau: Creating Routines and Communicating with Your Loved One

Posted: 6/27/2019 11:58 AM by Interim HealthCare

Caring for someone with Alzheimer's presents challenges and changes every day. Creating a daily routine and communicating with your loved one can help make each day easier. Our Alzheimer's care in Wausau, WI can also help by providing your loved one with care from experienced caregivers.

Healthcare Staffing in Wausau: Benefits of Using a Staffing Agency

Posted: 5/8/2019 9:46 AM by Interim HealthCare

Finding the perfect candidate for your healthcare facility can be difficult. At Interim HealthCare of Wausau, we can make it easier. Whether you are looking for a short-term fill-in or a permanent staff member, our healthcare staffing services in Wausau can connect you with just the right candidate. 

Hospice Care in Wausau, Stevens Point & Surrounding Communities: Helping Your Family with Compassionate Care

Posted: 3/20/2019 8:46 AM by Interim HealthCare

Whether you know someone who has experience with hospice care, or you only learned about this form of care when a caregiver or doctor recommended it for your loved one, there is a lot to think about before you make this transition. For many families in Wausau, the very idea of hospice care is often upsetting because it means a relative's recovery is unlikely. At Interim Hospice & Palliative Car...

Home Health Care in Wausau: Physical Therapy at Home

Posted: 12/27/2018 1:26 PM by Interim HealthCare

Neglecting your physical therapy can have a big impact on your recovery and mobility after an injury, operation, or on your management of an ongoing health problem. However, it’s all too easy to let it fall by the wayside when you have so many other things on your plate. By receiving this important treatment as a home health care service, rather than going to a clinic in Wausau, WI, you can mak...

​Preventing Dehydration when Providing Elderly Care

Posted: 6/21/2018 3:01 PM by Interim HealthCare

Mark wasn’t much of a caregiver, but when his mother fell and she needed someone to help her at home during her recovery, he took it upon himself to do that, mostly because he was the only real viable option. Or so he thought.

Senior Care: Getting the Most out of Food

Posted: 6/2/2018 2:23 PM by Interim HealthCare

Interim Healthcare can help its patients choose the right types of foods for a healthy diet, which is just one important key to maintaining good health in elderly individuals.

5 Easy Steps to Improved Elder Care

Posted: 5/25/2018 2:15 PM by Interim HealthCare

For family members, friends, or other loved ones who were concerned about a senior in their life, there are steps they can take to improve the quality of care and safety for them.

Aging Skin Requires Special Care

Posted: 5/4/2018 1:27 PM by Interim HealthCare

Seniors are more prone to skin infections and other skin problems due to changes in the skin. When seniors are cared for by elder care providers or family caregivers, the responsibility for managing skin care falls on their shoulders.

Do you Know the Symptoms of a Stroke?

Posted: 4/30/2018 1:09 PM by Interim HealthCare

As the person responsible for the elderly care of an aging parent or loved one, you are surely aware of all of the possible medical crises that can occur. In the United States, a stroke happens every forty seconds, and stroke is one of the top five leading causes of death in the country.

Safe Exercise Routines for Seniors

Posted: 4/20/2018 12:52 PM by Interim HealthCare

Beating stress means getting enough rest, eating right, and moving your body more. You'll definitely want to check with your doctor before beginning any new exercise plans, but these tips can help you to get started with a plan you'll want to stick with for a long time.

Being an Organized Caregiver

Posted: 2/13/2018 10:17 AM by Interim HealthCare

Organization is important in everyone’s lives. From children to college students to parents to employees, everyone benefits when they use lists, schedules and calendars to manage their day-to-day lives. Senior caregivers are no different. To effectively care for a loved one or for a patient, proper organization is crucial. It not only aids in communication, but reduces stress and saves time and...

February is American Heart Month

Posted: 2/1/2018 10:16 AM by Interim HealthCare

February 2018 is American Heart Month, and February 2nd is National Wear Red Day. The purpose of these two causes is to raise awareness of heart health in America.

The Difficulties of Identifying and Managing COPD

Posted: 1/24/2018 2:18 PM by Interim HealthCare

COPD or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is the term used to describe progressive lung diseases including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, refractory (non-reversible) asthma, and some forms of bronchitis.

Cervical Health Awareness Month

Posted: 1/12/2018 2:17 PM 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.

How to Deal with Long Distance Caregiving for a Loved One with Dementia

Posted: 12/22/2017 2:24 PM by Interim HealthCare

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.

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