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What is Validation Therapy and How Does it Work?
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What is Validation Therapy and How Does it Work?

For those who have family members living with Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia know that it may be difficult to communicate...
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Benefits of Music for the Elderly
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Benefits of Music for the Elderly

We at Freedom Home Care, your home care agency, believe that music can work in many ways. One way found...
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Beating the Holiday Blues for Seniors
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Beating the Holiday Blues for Seniors

Depression during the holidays has become an unfortunate epidemic, even among seniors. According to Mental Health America statistics, more than...
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Can Engaging in Creative Activities Help You Avoid Alzheimer's Disease?
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Can Engaging in Creative Activities Help You Avoid Alzheimer's Disease?

One in 44 million people in the U.S. today have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, while one in 10 adults over...
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Fun Fall Activities for Seniors
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Fun Fall Activities for Seniors

Autumn. There’s no other season like it. Fall leaves are changing color. Comfort foods are an indelible part of the...
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Earning a Successful Transition Home from the Hospital or Rehab Stay
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Earning a Successful Transition Home from the Hospital or Rehab Stay

It is not easy returning home from being in the hospital or rehab for a long stay. More than anything,...
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Giving Up the Keys: Maintaining Independence When It's Time to Stop Driving
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Giving Up the Keys: Maintaining Independence When It's Time to Stop Driving

At the age of 16, the ability to drive has traditionally become a rite of passage for many American teens....
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A Laugh a Day Keeps Caregiving Stress Away!
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A Laugh a Day Keeps Caregiving Stress Away!

It’s been said that laughter is the best medicine. But how often do we actually enjoy a proper belly-aching laugh...
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Technology for Dementia
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Technology for Dementia

  As a home care agency or those of you who are familiar with Dementia, you know it is not...
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5 Tips for Seniors to Stay Healthy During Flu Season
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5 Tips for Seniors to Stay Healthy During Flu Season

  Fall is here and aside from all the things we love like the cool breeze, leaves changing colors, and...
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Senior Immunizations
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Senior Immunizations

  Because an estimated 45,000 seniors die each year because of complications from preventable diseases, experts say more needs to...
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Upcoming Health Fair Happening Soon!
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Upcoming Health Fair Happening Soon!

If you haven’t heard yet, here’s the news- We are hosting an upcoming health fair brought to you by us...
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September Is Healthy Aging Month
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September Is Healthy Aging Month

Everyone is constantly searching for the next age-defying secret. Businesses spend billions of ad dollars each year catering to millennials...
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How to Assess Your Loved One's Care Needs
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How to Assess Your Loved One's Care Needs

There comes a time in all of our lives where we need to depend on others for help. This might...
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Senior Home Care Hacks: Ingenious Ways To Convert Everyday Items Into Helpful Tools
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Senior Home Care Hacks: Ingenious Ways To Convert Everyday Items Into Helpful Tools

As we age, a lack of mobility, physical ailments and chronic health conditions can make it more difficult to do...
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Why Do My Allergies Change As I do?
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Why Do My Allergies Change As I do?

Why we outgrow allergies is a phenomenon that continues to baffle researchers today. The fact is, we know more about...
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"Senior-Proofing" Keeps the Elderly Safe at Home
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"Senior-Proofing" Keeps the Elderly Safe at Home

With more and more Baby Boomers approaching their Golden Years, the number of seniors choosing to age-in-place is growing year...
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Mindful Breathing Keeps the Mind Young and Healthy
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Mindful Breathing Keeps the Mind Young and Healthy

One of the simplest and most important exercises that you could possibly do is one you probably think the least...
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Brain Cells Keep Growing Well Into Our 70's
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Brain Cells Keep Growing Well Into Our 70's

You’ve probably heard the old saying that we somehow “lose brain cells” as we age? Well, according to researchers, that’s...
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Ways Animals Benefit The Elderly
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Ways Animals Benefit The Elderly

Pets seem to add an extra something special to our lives. Sometimes it’s difficult to describe all the ways they...
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