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Plan out healthy snacking to avoid potato chip splurges

The ease that comes with popping open a bag of potato chips can almost be considered evil. As the cliché...
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16 initiatives that define the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs was established as long ago as 1636 when the early Americans were warring with...
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Taking advantage of available U.S. programs, services

As loved ones get older, their needs increase. And as much as family members would like to help, the necessary...
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Plan ahead for when a loved one cannot live independently

At some point in a loved one’s life, independent living may no longer be an option. When the time comes,...
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How the health care industry will be affected by the sequester

Whether it be through reductions to defense or governmental staffing, tomorrow marks the day that the sequester cuts go into...
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Shirley Bassey – History Repeating

Earlier this week, the folks here at Freedom Home Care – along with the rest of the millions who watched...
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Caregiving on the silver screen, from the oldest-ever Oscar nominee

Yesterday, the folks here at Freedom Home Care gave a much-deserved shout-out to 76-year-old Shirley Bassey, the voice behind multiple...
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Getting in tune with Shirley Bassey

Last night’s Academy Awards ceremony highlighted Hollywood’s best and brightest. It gave viewers a chance to celebrate the world’s most...
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Keep the gas bill low with cost-saving tips

Staying on a budget is important for anyone with limited income. And for seniors living on a pension or on...
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Looking at transitional care through the eyes of family caregivers

In a recent study titled, “Family Caregiving and Transitional Care: A Critical Review,” published by the Family Caregiver Alliance, authors...
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Testing for macular degeneration at home

We here at Freedom Home Care have focused much of our blogging efforts over the past week on macular degeneration,...
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Learning about methods to prevent or slow macular degeneration

Last week, we here at Freedom Home Care dedicated a blog to explain age-related macular degeneration, a condition that affects...
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Understanding age-related vision decline

The signs of aging – if only they didn’t exist. Unfortunately, however, there are many ways in which the body...
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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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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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