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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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Choosing a senior-friendly cell phone

In the short timeframe of only three days, Apple sold more than 5 million units of its new iPhone 5....
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Considering a pet for your aging loved one

In the article “Our Pets, Our Health,” published by the Pet Information Bureau in Washington, D.C., editors explained the mental health...
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Five compelling reasons for seniors to use social media

The number of older individuals taking advantage of social media is growing every day. According to Mashable.com, there are quite...
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10 questions to ask your healthcare provider about prescription medication

In a recent Freedom Home Care blog, we posted a video from the UCSF’s Memory and Aging Center that covered...
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Understanding the side effects of medication

Prescription medications are one of the most important items for aging individuals to properly manage. Not only do aging individuals...
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Sharing stories of caregiving excellence

We here at Freedom Home Care frequent the AARP website on a regular basis. We’ve found that it’s a great resource...
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10 reasons why living alone is a blast and a half!

As we here at Freedom Home Care head into the weekend, we thought that we would leave you with a...
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Superagers – defying age in a single bound

Last night, if you were watching the 9 o’clock nightly news, you might have noticed a spry, good-looking older gal...
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What is a geriatrician and how do I know if one is needed?

For senior citizens or anyone caring for an older individual, many of the signs of aging can be quite obvious....
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