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Why You Should Attend the Next Backyard Bash

This past month, our team at Freedom Home Care celebrated the start of summer with the Backyard Bash at our Highland Park Senior Center. Were you not able to attend? Find out below what you missed! Sitting around with some warm weather, we shared Urban BBQ and listened to the award-winning multi-instrumentalist LJ Slavin. Slavin was very well versed in a wide range of styles like the flute, fiddle, mandolin, musical saw, and much more!   With our view overlooking the beautiful Lake Michigan, it was the perfect spot to enjoy good music, good food, and even better company! Don’t
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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 at Freedom Home Care! You are probably asking, so what is it all about? Find out here!   We invite you all to come out and join us at a health fair hosted by your home care agency provider, Freedom Home Care. At this year’s event we will have healthcare providers from all across the Chicagoland area helping share information about the choices you can make for your loved ones health. We know it may not be an easy process,
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It's Easier to Support Breast Cancer Research Than You Think!

October is in full swing, and this time of year everyone has Halloween on the brain. But October is also a very important month for Breast Cancer awareness! Some people may want to help, but don’t know where to start. Thankfully there are businesses all around Chicago that want to help make donating as easy as possible! So here’s a list of where to go this month to help benefit breast cancer research: Adamus: For all of October, $1 from every Diva Cocktail sold will be donated to Chicagoland Susan G. Komen foundation. 10 S. Wabash Ave., 312-372-7696, www.silversmithchicagohotel.com Barbakoa: Through
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Join Us In Celebrating and Extending the Reach of Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month!

Did you know that June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month? Don’t worry if you didn’t, we understand! With many high-profile campaigns being mounted on behalf of undoubtedly deserving causes lately, suddenly popping up into the public eye and often seemingly disappearing almost as quickly, it can sometimes be tough to keep track of exactly where and how to stay in touch with the causes that really matter to you. This month, Freedom Home Care would like to take the excellent opportunity to see Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month not only as a short-term effort to raise visibility on relative
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Chicago Family Organizes 26 Mile Run For Alzheimer’s Awareness

Nearly five million adults in the U.S. suffer from Alzheimer’s, according to the National Institute on Aging. And while that number varies among experts, those of here at Freedom Home Care, your home care agency of Chicago, know that the effects of a disease like this one can radically alter the lifestyles of everyone it touches. Alzheimer’s or ALZ, is the most common form of dementia, the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S., and by some estimates, the third leading cause of death in older Americans. Many people caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s seek help and support in
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Upcoming Seminar: Cultural Competency and Diversity in the Healthcare Setting

Cultural competency is critical to reducing health disparities and improving access to high quality healthcare.  Freedom Home Care invites you to attend an upcoming seminar, titled Cultural Competency and Diversity in the Healthcare Setting on Tuesday, May 12th 2015 at Weinberg Community, 1551 Lake Cook Rd. Deerfield, IL from 5:00 – 6:30 pm. This seminar will show how cultural competency can be developed and implemented in the healthcare system. Dinner will be served at the seminar, and one CEU for Social Workers and Nurses will be offered. Registration will take place from 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm  and the presentation will take
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Join Freedom Home Care on April 14th and 15th: Shop at Sunset Foods in Highland Park and Help Support Kellogg Cancer Center

Freedom Home Care is proud to sponsor the Be Part of the Cure Event coming up this summer! Next month, you can join us by shopping at Sunset Foods in Highland Park on April 14th and 15th. A portion of what you spend at Sunset Foods on these benefit days will go to Kellogg Cancer Center of Highland Park, a facility that helps our neighbors battling cancer in the Chicago and Highland Park area. You can make a difference for those fighting cancer in the North Shore! Spread the word, and ask your friends to participate in our shopping days benefit at Sunset Foods
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Freedom Home Care Announces First Annual Senior Health Fair at The Lodge of Northbrook and The Homestead of Morton Grove

Freedom Home Care is excited to announce their first annual Senior Health Fair to take place this fall at their two Wellness Center Locations. The first event will take place on Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at The Lodge of Northbrook (2220 Founders Drive Northbrook, IL. 60062) from 11 am-2 pm. The second will be held on Wednesday November 5th, 2014 at Homestead of Morton Grove (6400 Lincoln Ave.  Morton Grove, IL. 60053) from 11 am-1 pm. These educational events are meant to provide seniors and their families with access to all kinds of resources, information,  and services to promote happy and healthy living.
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Visit Freedom Home Care at the Highland Park Sidewalk Sale July 24th-26th

Freedom Home Care will be out on the town for the annual Highland Park Chamber of Commerce Sidewalk Sale taking place Thursday, Friday, and Saturday July 24th, 25th, and 26th from 9am – 5pm. From the useful to the unique, the shops of Highland Park offer bargains galore during its annual Sidewalk Sale Days. More than 80 merchants from throughout Highland Park move their merchandise to the Central Business District for this shopping extravaganza. Admission is FREE for this fun outdoor event. Ample parking is available in the public garages at Port Clinton and Renaissance Place, as well as on-street
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Freedom Home Care Brings a Holistic Approach to New Wellness Center at the Lodge of Northbrook

Freedom Home Care is pleased to announce their partnership with the Lodge of Northbrook, a new upscale independent living facility that opened its doors in late August, 2013. The Wellness Center at the Lodge will be run by Freedom Home Care, one of the leading home care organizations in northern Illinois. Freedom Home Care is highly revered for their holistic and individualized approach to private care, and will certainly bring that same high quality care to the residents at the Lodge of Northbrook. “Our staff is thrilled to be teaming up with Freedom Home Care to bring the best quality
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