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Getting a clearer picture on the future of Medicare

Last night’s State of the Union address was full of proposals and promises for everything from job creation to gun...
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Six tips for being a frugal retiree

Yesterday, we here at Freedom Home Care posted a blog that highlighted ways to save at the grocery store. Because...
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Tips to stretch every dollar at the grocery store

Many retired individuals live on a fairly strict budget. And although making every dollar – and every dime – count...
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Settlement enables improvements to maintenance care for chronic diseases

Medicare members and caregivers for those suffering with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis and other chronic diseases were applauding a federal...
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Freedom Home Care Senior Care

Managing unexpected health-care costs in retirement

Preparing for retirement can be a career-long endeavor, but no matter the level of preparedness, retirees can sometimes be faced...
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Reducing time spent in hospitals or rehabilitation facilities

As apparent in its name, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement is focused on improving worldwide health and health care. With...
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The importance of hospice, in numbers

According to the Hospice Foundation of America, the word "hospice" finds its roots in the Latin word "hospitium," which means...
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Learning about the potential for post-operative cognitive decline

According to Sunnybrook Hospital’s Dr. Beverley Orser, one in three patients will experience post-surgery memory loss. And unfortunate for some,...
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Being aware to take care – identifying the risk factors behind dementia

  As we’ve mentioned in past blog posts, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease vary in the sense that one is an...
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Research reveals that Alzheimer’s treatments should come much earlier

Earlier this month, we here at Freedom Home Care posted a blog about what to expect from a cognition assessment...
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Giving care and dignity through hospice services

Dignity, respect, and emotional and physical comfort are basic human requests. Although a stranger can fulfill some of these needs...
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Freedom Home Care Senior Care

Let Freedom Home Care help during your next out-patient procedure

No matter a person’s age, surgery can truly take a toll. But for older individuals, recovery can be even more...
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Identifying non-traditional risk factors for dementia

Non-traditional risk factors that combine to predict Alzheimer’s disease serve as a bulk of the findings revealed in a recent...
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How new parents can care for infants affected by jaundice

Although jaundice is a common condition found in babies born before 38 weeks of gestation and in babies who are...
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Understanding the three stages of Alzheimer’s

According to the Alzheimer’s Health Assistance Foundation, “more than 15 million Americans provide unpaid care for someone with Alzheimer's disease...
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5 tips to downsize, de-clutter and de-complicate life

Yesterday, the folks here at Freedom Home Care put the aging loved ones in our lives in a downsizing frame...
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Extreme downsizing – making less become more

Chores like cleaning out the gutters and pruning the hedges are tasks that most homeowners dread. And those are just...
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Valuable advice on how to avoid the flu

According to a video news report posted on the ABC News website, 47 U.S. states have reported widespread flu outbreaks....
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What to expect from a doctor’s appointment to assess cognition

At a certain point in everyone’s life, memory can begin to fail. It is just one part of the aging...
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Learning about Freedom Home Care’s New Baby Program

The joys of parenthood: They are the indescribable feelings a mother gets when she first cradles her baby in her...
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