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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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Tips for how to maintain a healthy weight later in life

Yesterday, we here at Freedom Home Care took a closer look at why older individuals are prone to lose weight....
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Understanding weight loss in older individuals

Weight loss in the older population is a common issue. As functions in the body begin to slow down –...
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Helpful advice from the CDC on stroke prevention

According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control, strokes are a leading cause of death in the United States. Approximately...
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Thinking outside of the (shoe) box for Alzheimer’s patients

Whenever the folks here at Freedom Home Care go scouting for information that we feel will be helpful to our...
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Tips to care for your dentures

Oral care is something that all individuals must pay important attention to, regardless of age. As we get older, however,...
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History in the making

Yesterday, millions of people around the world watched as Felix Baumgartner jumped out of a capsule suspended more than 24...
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Making a house a home for U.S. veterans

No matter what side of the fence a candidate’s opinions lie when it comes to military action, supporting this nation’s...
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Tapping into the senior tech trend

In the past, tech-savvy wasn’t necessarily a descriptor attached to those in the 65-plus age group. That term was reserved...
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7 ways for seniors to treat dry mouth

As we here at Freedom Home Care have discussed in previous blog posts, there are many changes that individuals will...
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FHC takes a moment for Mental Illness Awareness Week

This week, between Oct. 7 and Oct. 13, marks a time for all of us to increase our understanding and...
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Spotlight on conditions similar to rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis, the inflammation of joints and surrounding tissues, is a common condition that many elderly suffer from. Unfortunately, there...
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Consider a sundae this Sunday for your aging loved one

Often times, we here at Freedom Home Care focus our blogging efforts on ways for elderly individuals to stay safe...
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Taking advantage of Medicare – in the here and now

After last night’s presidential debate, it’s clear to see that the future health care of America’s senior population is at...
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Four potential home modifications for getting around in a wheelchair

For many aging individuals living alone, a wheelchair can serve as a safe way to get around the house. Loss...
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Five methods to close the door on Alzheimer's stigma

Every day major strides are made in the efforts aimed at understanding Alzheimer’s disease. The unfortunate but honest truth, however,...
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Tips to winterize a home for our aging loved ones

Although fall is just now beginning to show us its true colors, it’s not too early to start thinking about...
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Determining the level of care your aging loved one needs

When the people closest to us in life begin to show signs of aging, it’s natural to question what that...
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How to be at ease with a new in-home caregiver

Family members will often take on the added responsibility of taking care of an aging loved so as to not...
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Laughter does the body (and brain) good

Memory loss is a common side effect of aging. As our bodies (and brains) grow older, it becomes more and...
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