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Sleeping Well May Reduce the Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s

Posted: 3/3/2014 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Although the lack of sleep won’t necessarily cause the development of Alzheimer’s, researchers have shown in multiple study that sleeping well helps to clean the brain of waste including Amyloid and helps your brain to function more efficiently.

February is American Heart Health Month

Posted: 2/18/2014 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

February is American Heart Health Month, time to look at how we can prevent strokes. The CDC tells us that Strokes are responsible for an estimated 130,000 deaths in the United States each year, CDC. About 795,000 people suffer a stroke each year, and most of those are the first incident.

Senior Care News – The Benefits of Music Therapy

Posted: 2/3/2014 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

We’ve all heard the expression “Music Heals” and medical researchers have found that this is indeed the truth, but why? What is it about music that can make such a difference to all of us? There are several reasons why music therapy works. One is that sound and rhythm are a core function in our brains. Our entire bodies recognize a rhythm, that’s why we can walk to a beat. When we do our muscle...

Avoid Caregiver Burnout with Respite Care

Posted: 1/18/2014 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

There are few things that can be as stressful as taking care of an elderly loved one, especially when they need constant care. Many caregivers tell us how hard it is to see their parents or grandparents battle an illness and begin to decline. Family members often think that they have to take care of everything by themselves. This can lead to depression and burnout.

NEVER Ignore These Symptoms...

Posted: 1/3/2014 4:31 PM by Interim HealthCare

When it comes to your health, your body is the best indicator and if you know what to look for can help you address symptoms that many people ignore and contribute to a much lesser problem. The following is a list of symptoms that could be major issues, if you experience them, please seek medical care immediately.

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