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8 holiday gift ideas for seniors

Braving the Black Friday throngs might not be for everyone. However, giving gifts to the loved ones in our lives...
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Thanksgiving – a time for traditions in food

Thanksgiving is steeped in tradition – food tradition. Often, the flavors and smells vary from house to house and family...
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Healthy gums and healthy minds

The old folks song, Dem Bones, talks about the relationship that one body part has with another. And just as...
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When things don’t work out with your in-home caregiver

In a previous blog post, we here at Freedom Home Care discussed a few methods for forging a good relationship...
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Exploring oatmeal – a powerhouse food

Oatmeal has been a long-running go-to breakfast item for all walks of life. And it’s an especially great choice for...
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Set expectations up front; get great results for the long run

When the time comes for an aging loved to hire an in-home caregiver, there are often times a handful of...
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Medicare – Is it time for a personal change?

As we here at Freedom Home Care outlined in a recent blog post, there are several different facets surrounding Medicare...
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6 ways Freedom Home Care helps you get back home

There’s nothing better than sleeping in your bed or being in the comfort of your own home. After a hospital...
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AARP offers Veterans Day discount

For people age 50 and over, there are few organizations that achieve the same results or offer the same benefits...
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The nuts and bolts of Medicare

It’s not often that a person is asked to define Medicare. And for the most part, we should all be...
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Taking a Social Security snapshot of Illinois

AARP has been providing the nation with resources related to its aging population since 1958. Since then, it has been...
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Taking a bite out of health care costs – after Election Day

Rising health care costs are a concern for most Americans. And it’s especially true for senior citizens. With Election Day...
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Overcoming the great digital divide

It’s not uncommon for the elderly loved ones in our lives to feel frustrated with today’s technology. After all, much...
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Understanding how dementia differs from Alzheimer’s

As people get older, it becomes increasingly difficult to remember things. For most elderly individuals, it is an unfortunate fact...
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Learning the basic movements of Sun tai chi with Dr. Mike Neskovic

Yesterday, we here at Freedom Home Care posted a blog about tai chi and the benefits that the ancient form...
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Finding balance through tai chi

The Chinese have long been known for their unique way of living, which has produced some of the healthiest yet...
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Early warning signs that your aging loved one needs help at home

As the people important to us most begin to grow older, we witness many changes in their appearance, behavior and...
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Knowing when it’s time to take the keys away from aging parents

As the elderly loved ones in our lives get older, it pains us nearly as much as it pains them...
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Freedom Home Care to sponsor First Class Care training program

Freedom Home Care is happy to announce that it will sponsor First Class Care’s in-house training program, the First Class...
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Video spotlight: Meals On Wheels

This week, we here at Freedom Home Care have focused on helping the elderly loved ones in our lives maintain...
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