West Michigan Senior Care Blog
Posted: 2/26/2021 10:27 AM by
At Interim HealthCare of West Michigan, we know how much pressure family caregivers in Grand Rapids face on a day-to-day basis. When you’re the main care provider for your mom, your dad, or another family member, the responsibility can be overwhelming.
If you find yourself struggling to keep pace as a care provider, we can help. Our care services are designed to not only assist seniors, but al...
Posted: 12/28/2020 9:08 PM by
If you or a loved one have been told to consider hospice services, Interim HealthCare of West Michigan would like to help.
We're a locally owned and operated hospice care provider in Wyoming, MI with an outstanding reputation for providing caring and compassionate hospice services. We have the backing of over 50 years of experience and a local team of professionals you can trust.
Posted: 10/30/2020 9:00 PM by
Comfort and calm are never more important than they are when a patient is terminally ill. Hospice care services from Interim HealthCare of West Michigan provide compassionate support for patients in Grand Rapids and their families so every moment of life can be lived in dignity and serenity. Our spectrum of services includes in-home nursing for terminally ill individuals and bereavement counsel...
Posted: 8/31/2020 7:43 AM by
Whether you're on the mend after surgery or living with chronic disease, having consistent support at home is the key to living well. We help patients across Wyoming, MI enjoy the highest possible standard of living by bringing top-quality home health care services right to their doorsteps.
Posted: 7/27/2020 7:20 AM by
Whether you're in treatment, on the mend, or living with chronic illness, there really is no place like home. But in order to come home from the hospital and stay there, most patients need significant support. Interim HealthCare of West Michigan offers exactly that to patients in Grand Rapids, MI with a range of comprehensive home health care services provided by qualified professionals.
Posted: 4/30/2020 1:25 PM by
Most seniors want nothing more than to age at home, but challenges of growing old at home can pile-up, making daily life too difficult to manage. In-home senior care from a trusted agency like Interim HealthCare of West Michigan can help to bridge the gap for seniors in Wyoming, MI by bringing the support they need right to their doorsteps. Our care services are designed to provide seniors with...
Posted: 2/28/2020 7:34 AM by
Aging at home is the dream of almost every senior, but the realities of their health can be a significant obstacle. Senior care services from a trusted local agency like Interim HealthCare of West Michigan can help seniors in Grand Rapids, MI safely overcome those obstacles so they can continue living in the comfort and familiarity of their own treasured homes.
Our senior care services are p...
Posted: 12/26/2019 10:04 AM by
If you're a skilled healthcare professional in search of new and exciting opportunities for this coming year, joining the team at Interim HealthCare of West Michigan may be the right next step for you. We provide medical staffing services for medical facilities and private homes across Grand Rapids, MI.
Our team is always growing, so we're always looking for skilled healthcare professionals...
Posted: 10/29/2019 10:39 AM by
If you're considering home hospice care for your loved one, this can be an emotional and difficult time for you and your family. At Interim HealthCare of West Michigan, we fully understand. Our hospice care team in Grand Rapids, MI consists of dedicated, compassionate individuals who are here to provide the best care possible for your loved one and your family during this time.
Posted: 7/15/2019 1:46 PM by
Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's has its ups and downs. Routines and effective communication can help when the days get rough. For those times when you need extra help, our Alzheimer's care in Grand Rapids is a great resource for home health, personal care, and respite care services.
Posted: 5/2/2019 9:47 AM by
As an employer, searching for the perfect candidate to join your team can be taxing. At Interim HealthCare of West Michigan, we can help you save time and money with our healthcare staffing services in Grand Rapids. With our assistance, you can reach a wide selection of the most qualified candidates to fill your personnel needs.
Posted: 1/25/2019 2:07 PM by
There are many hurdles to overcome when it comes to honestly assessing your parents' needs and taking steps to meet them with a senior care provider in Grand Rapids, MI. For one thing, just acknowledging that your parents aren't entirely fit to care for themselves can be incredibly difficult for everyone involved. Your parents may know that yard work and laundry have gotten harder, but they may...
Posted: 4/30/2018 12:49 PM by
One of the most important efforts that you can make in your senior care journey with your elderly loved one is keeping him/her safe. Though there are many risks to face when caring for a senior, one of the most prevalent is falling. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 2 and a half million older adults have to be treated in emergency departments throughout the ...
Posted: 4/26/2018 4:44 PM by
Summer & fall are times to be outdoors—gardening, walking or simply enjoying the warm weather. Unfortunately, being more active outside also increases your chance of encountering a black-legged tick, the carriers of Borrelia burgdorferi, the bacteria that causes Lyme Disease.
Posted: 2/15/2018 2:37 PM by
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.
Posted: 2/1/2018 2:32 PM by
Cholesterol is a waxy substance that's found in the fats (lipids) in your blood. While your body needs cholesterol to continue building healthy cells, having high cholesterol can increase your risk of heart disease. High cholesterol can be inherited, but it's often the result of unhealthy lifestyle choices, and thus preventable and treatable.
Posted: 1/24/2018 12:55 PM by
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.
Posted: 1/15/2018 12:53 PM by
Sundowing effects elderly adults who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Sundowning is not a disease, it is a group of symptoms that occur in the late afternoon just before night. Symptoms of Sundowning include confusion, anxiety, aggression, pacing, wandering and ignoring directions.
Posted: 12/22/2017 1:21 PM by
When you think of diabetes, you probably do not think of hearing loss as being a complication of the condition. However, that is actually something that some people with diabetes develop.
Posted: 12/8/2017 10:16 AM by
Hip fractures are extremely common among adults over the age of 60. In fact, nine out of 10 people over the age of 60 experience this type of injury.