Monthly Archives June 2023

Meet Our Newest Freedom Employees

Meet Lisa Shenkman Human Resources – Recruiting/On Boarding Specialist Please join us in welcoming Lisa Shenkman to the Freedom Home Care team! Before joining Freedom Home Care, Lisa worked in the industry as a Private Duty Staffing Coordinator for 15 years. Prior to this, she was in healthcare administration for over 20 years, wearing many different hats having started her career as a certified nursing assistant. She soon expanded her medical knowledge by working in emergency ambulance dispatching, then on to medical billing/accounts receivables. But, most of her work was in geriatric and pediatric special needs patient care staffing in
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Walk The Best Trails Near Highland Park This Summer

Explore Nature in Chicago/Highland Park   If you’re in the Chicago/Highland Park area, take advantage of the nearby hiking and activity options to combine physical exercise with the beauty of nature. Here are a few recommendations: Heller Nature Center: With its 97-acre forest, prairie, and wetlands, Heller Nature Center offers three miles of trails for hiking and exploration. Participate in their nature programs, enjoy a picnic in the woodlands, or cross-country ski in the winter.   The Preserve of Highland Park: This recently opened natural area features walking and biking trails, native gardens, and nature-based play areas. It’s an ideal
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Exercises to Help Keep Your Mind Sharp

Taking care of our mental well-being is crucial, and incorporating brain exercises into our daily routines can significantly contribute to maintaining cognitive vitality. It’s June, which means it’s Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, a time to shed light on the importance of brain health and raise awareness about conditions like Alzheimer’s disease. Here are a variety of mental and physical exercises that can help stimulate the mind and promote brain health (whether you’re a senior or not). Test your recall: Write something down (a grocery list, a short poem, a favorite book quote, a recommended movie list from a friend)
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