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Thursday Trivia – Maintaining a healthy heart

According to HealthFinder.gov, a government Web site full of information and tools to help Americans stay healthy, individuals should have their...
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Chicago’s MOPD asks, “Can you hear us now?”

With the goal of keeping Illinois residents connected, the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities has made free amplified phone,...
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Spreading awareness about glaucoma

According to the Glaucoma Research Foundation, approximately 2.7 million Americans have glaucoma and more are being diagnosed every day. By...
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Discovering the importance of doing what makes you happy

Transitioning into retired life has proven to be quite difficult for many individuals who have spent their lives working in...
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Avoiding preventable hospital readmissions

According to data provided by Medicare, nearly one in five patients who leave the hospital are readmitted within the next...
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Important information for taking generic pills

Many Americans take more than one daily prescription and when doing so, they often rely on the color of the...
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Elderly Americans considered winners in fiscal cliff deal

In the 11th hour, Republicans and Democrats found common ground, keeping the U.S. economy from tumbling over the fiscal cliff....
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Understanding the role of elder mediators

“As society ages, it's become more common for adult children to provide assistance to their elderly parents,” explained the editor...
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How to ease sibling tension when dealing with aging parents

In the following video titled, “What To Do When You Fight With Your Siblings Over Your Aging Parents,” Dr. Mikol...
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21 classic movies to watch in 2013

As winter begins to settle in, there’s nothing better than curling up with an afghan and a movie on the...
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Get assistance from Freedom Home Care before and after a colonoscopy

Colorectal cancer, which includes cancer of both the colon and rectum, is the second-leading cancer killer of men and women...
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Addressing the chained CPI proposal for Social Security beneficiaries

In the following video, Christina Martin Firvida, the director of financial security and consumer affairs at AARP, addresses current threats...
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Cleaning out the medicine cabinet – an essential New Year’s resolution

How many times have you gone to your medicine cabinet only to be confronted with bottle upon bottle of unused...
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10 methods for caring for someone with Sundowner’s Syndrome

For those unfamiliar with Sundowner’s Syndrome, according to AgingCare.com, it occurs in people with Alzheimer’s disease or severe dementia and...
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Is there a correlation between hospitalization and dementia? One study says yes

In a blog that we here at Freedom Home Care posted in early November, we addressed the common misconception that...
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Freedom Home Care presents Conney’s Pharmacy as December’s guest speaker

When it comes to personal health, knowledge equates to better physical well-being. And that is exactly why we here at...
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Living past 100 – secrets of centenarians

Yesterday, we here at Freedom Home Care reported that the world lost its oldest member. Besse Cooper peacefully passed away...
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Celebrating the record-long life of 116-year-old Besse Cooper

Early this month, 116-year-old Besse Cooper peacefully passed away after a long life as a daughter, a sister, a mother,...
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Introducing the Homestead at Morton Grove

Earlier this week, we here at Freedom Home Care reported the opening of our new Wellness Center at the Homestead...
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The importance of maintaining a healthy diet – even after a heart attack

A recent study revealed that not only does a healthy diet reduce the risk of a first-time heart attack; it...
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