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Tips for long-distance Alzheimer's caregiving

For many adult children whose aging parents are not living in the same city or even in the same state,...
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Establishing a prescription drug main brain

In the following video, two doctors, Dr. Andrew Duxbury, professor of clinical geriatrics at the University of Alabama, as well...
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Reminding patients that there's no place like home

When a person hears the terms home health care, in-home care or home health aide services, often times the first...
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Life Services Network provides community to FHC

Creating community is not just a goal at Freedom Home Care; it is a mantra. Membership in leading organizations, such...
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What Freedom Home Care's philosophy means to Chicago

Before hiring an in-home caregiver for your loved one, there are many things to consider. One of the first –...
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Paving a road to hip replacement recovery

According to an article on AARP.com, total hip replacements are on the rise – to the tune of 285,000 each...
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Getting to know the Collaborative Healthcare Urgency Group

In the late 1990s, the concept of the Collaborative Healthcare Urgency Group emerged. Connie Polke, the concept’s innovator was a...
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Finding dignity through the clothing we wear

Your Life Calling, hosted by award-winning journalist Jane Pauley, celebrates the lives of American seniors and introduces life-changing products and...
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What the health care act means for seniors

For so many Americans who rely on Medicare and Medicaid, yesterday’s historic Supreme Court ruling was a major victory. According...
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Safety must-haves for your aging loved one

There is nothing more comforting than knowing that your aging loved one will be able to continue living at home...
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4 of 4: The signs of aging, a four-part series

Over the past week, we here at Freedom Home Care have been looking at the National Institute of Health’s “Eight...
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3 of 4: The signs of aging, a four-part series

The National Institute of Health has a very distinct mission. The governmental agency’s goal is to seek out information and...
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2 of 4: The signs of aging, a four-part series

Mary Ann Evans, better known by her pen name, George Eliot, said, “Old men's eyes are like old men's memories;...
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1 of 4: The signs of aging, a four-part series

As adults get older, the signs of aging begin to emerge. And being prepared for those changes is half the...
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Are Your Foods Super? My top “superfood” selections

Long ago, I learned that we really are what we eat and that the fuel we use for our bodies...
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How do I talk to my loved one about bringing a caregiver into their home?

No matter how difficult it may seem, there comes a time when you will have to talk to your aging...
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10 facts and statistics about Alzheimer's

Coping with a loved one who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s is not an easy task, and the caregivers at...
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Understanding the advantages of the National Private Duty Association

Making the decision to move forward with home health care is no simple task. Although it is often a collective...
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How do I know when my loved one needs help at home? 20 signs to look for

There is nothing more important in this world than our loved ones. But it is inevitable that they – and...
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Your Mental Health: The Silva Method of Meditation

Twenty years ago, a friend exposed me to the Silva Method, a meditation system that trains those that practice it...
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