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Trusted Home Health Care in Wichita

Posted: 5/25/2020 9:27 AM by Interim HealthCare

It's no secret that hospital stays are costly, uncomfortable, and inconvenient not to mention stressful. So for those who have just come home from the hospital or are living with chronic conditions, receiving skilled medical care at home is often the most effective way to safeguard their health while minimizing costs. Interim HealthCare of Wichita offers a wide range of home health care options...

Bringing Senior Care to Hutchinson

Posted: 3/16/2020 8:30 AM by Interim HealthCare

No senior ever wants to leave their home for a hospital or assisted living facility. For those with chronic conditions or health problems, that determination to remain independent can put them and their loved ones in a difficult predicament. Senior care from Interim HealthCare of Wichita is the perfect way to support your elderly loved ones in Hutchinson. We'll make sure your loved one has the ...

Support Your Loved One in Wichita with In-Home Senior Care

Posted: 1/24/2020 8:15 AM by Interim HealthCare

Supporting aging relatives is challenging for any family. If you live close by, you may find that the demands placed on your time and energy are exhausting. If you don't live near them, you might feel worried, anxious, or guilty instead. That's why families turn to Interim HealthCare of Wichita to provide in-home senior care for the ones they love in Wichita, KS. In-home senior care can take...

Medical Staffing in Wichita: Providing Care and Jobs

Posted: 11/25/2019 10:27 AM by Interim HealthCare

As the demand for health care professionals continues to grow, medical facilities are turning to a flexible workforce. Augmenting the core staff of a facility with our medical staffing solutions in Wichita, KS allows them to meet the needs of their patients. At Interim HealthCare of Wichita, we take our flexible health care professionals and place them in our local community, providing care for...

How an In Home Nurse in Wichita Eases the Transition Home from Hospital

Posted: 8/1/2019 3:25 PM by Interim HealthCare

Moving home after a hospital stay is a joyous experience for your loved one and your family. However, there are often many hardships and stressors accompanied with this transition. Having an in home nurse in Wichita, KS can help make this time easier and more comfortable for your loved one.

Alzheimer's Care in Wichita: What is Early Onset Alzheimer's?

Posted: 5/13/2019 12:52 PM by Interim HealthCare

It is commonly thought that Alzheimer's disease only affects seniors, or people over the age of 70. While that is often the case, Alzheimer's symptoms can surface as early as age 30. At Interim HealthCare of Wichita, our Alzheimer's care is perfect for individuals of any age in the Wichita, KS area who need assistance in their daily lives.

Healthcare Staffing in Wichita

Posted: 3/19/2019 11:21 AM by Interim HealthCare

Everyone, even a nurse, gets sick. Luckily, Interim HealthCare of Wichita has the perfect solution to your last minute call-in. Our healthcare staffing in the Wichita area can help you fill gaps in staffing, from vacations and holidays to extended leaves of absence.

Hospice Care in Wichita: Helping Your Family with Compassionate Care

Posted: 1/15/2019 12:35 PM by Interim HealthCare

When you or someone you care about is diagnosed with a life-limiting illness, there may be many difficult decisions ahead, and it isn't always clear which choice will truly be the best for your relative. Your loved one may reach a point where there are no further treatment options to pursue, or the treatments that remain are prolonged and painful and can prevent patients from making the most of...

Facts About Cataracts

Posted: 5/29/2018 2:35 PM by Interim HealthCare

​For more than half of American Baby Boomers over the age of 65, cataracts are something they have had, or will have, to deal with. Cataracts are the result of a buildup of protein in the lens of the eye. Old lens cells become compacted into the center of the lens, as new lens cells form on the outside of the lens. The compacted old cells are the cataract.

The 6 Challenges of Aging

Posted: 5/9/2018 6:28 PM by Interim HealthCare

There are plenty of changes that occur as a person ages, some of them are normal for every elderly person, and some of them are connected to other diseases and problems. How are you supposed to know which is which? Senior care can be a challenge in itself, but you might not realize the challenges your parent is personally going through.

Memory-Building Activities for Seniors with Alzheimer's

Posted: 4/30/2018 11:28 AM by Interim HealthCare

Memory and thought are something many people take for granted, using them daily and thinking little of them. Alzheimer's disease, however, robs people of these basic abilities and leaves their friends and family distinctly aware not only of this loss, but of their own abilities. Alzheimer's is a progressive disease with the symptoms usually starting gradually and building in severity as the dis...

The Impacts of Hearing Loss

Posted: 4/25/2018 6:25 PM by Interim HealthCare

Imagine not being able to participate in a conversation or hear the dialogue of a television show. For 37 million Americans that is their reality as they learn to live without their hearing. Hearing loss can have a significant impact on the day-to-day living, but recognizing the signs early can help you receive the proper treatment.

Lower Cholesterol with These 5 Lifestyle Choices

Posted: 2/13/2018 11:50 AM by Interim HealthCare

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.

Healthy Heart Tips for Caregivers

Posted: 2/1/2018 11:48 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.

What is Sundowning and How You Can Help

Posted: 1/24/2018 9:19 AM by Interim HealthCare

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.

Cervical Health Awareness Month

Posted: 1/15/2018 9:17 AM 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.

The Link between Diabetes and Hearing Loss

Posted: 12/22/2017 1:21 PM by Interim HealthCare

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.

How to Prevent Hip Fractures Among Older Adults

Posted: 12/8/2017 10:16 AM by Interim HealthCare

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.

What Can You Do to Reduce the Risk of Poisoning?

Posted: 11/24/2017 9:51 AM by Interim HealthCare

Each year throughout the United States approximately 4 percent of the injuries suffered by adults aged 65 or older are caused by unintentional poisoning. This is a very serious risk that causes more injuries and deaths than fires.

7 Ways to Help an Elderly Parent with Sundowners Syndrome Sleep Better

Posted: 11/10/2017 9:05 AM by Interim HealthCare

Sundowners syndrome is just one of many sleep problems older adults go through in their life. Approximately 40 million Americans are impacted by long-term, chronic sleep disorders.

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