Posts by Freedom Home Care

Taking Control of Elderly Parents’ Finances

There comes a point in our lives when we realize that our parents are just not as young as they used to be. Maybe mom starts to repeat things she’s already said before or that golf game that dad used to play on a weekly is something he can no longer physically do. We all age. It’s simply a part of life. But what do you do when your parents are not able to effectively handle their personal finances on their own? Freedom Home Care complied a few tips below designed to help guide you through the process of preparing
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Gifts For People with Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease

With a little bit of time and the right amount of planning, finding that special gift for your loved one with dementia can be less of a challenge than you think. Depending on the stage and type of dementia your senior has, it’s best to try to focus on buying gifts that are encouraging and beneficial to them as a person and their overall lifestyle. It’s always nice to get things that you want – after all, isn’t that why we make Christmas lists in the first place? A senior loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia is no different. But
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Benefits of Keeping Your Senior Active by Doing Things They Love

As we get older, there’s a natural tendency to slow down or stop doing the things we once loved to do. Many times seniors can no longer physically take part in the same activities due to a loss of strength or lack of mobility. But you don’t have to be completely mobile or in top physical condition to participate in your favorite hobbies or pastimes. And staying engaged is not only enjoyable, but it also contributes your overall health and well-being. According to the Center for Disease Control, seniors who continue doing the things they love are more likely to
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