Archives for Freedom Home Care

Alzheimer’s Month at The Wildbird Shack

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month has returned. We take this month very seriously as Alzheimer’s disease is something we work with closely. There are lots of ways to improve the lives of those with the disease. We discussed one of these methods with Alyse at The Wildbird Shack. Sensory Stimulation Sensory stimulation is important to those with Alzheimer’s or Dementia. It helps engage all the senses when outside with a bird house or sensory garden. Sight, sound, and smell can all easily be engaged when surrounded by these things. The colors of flowers, the houses, and the birds create a positive visual
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Meet The Clients: Mr. Rosenberg

Recently, we got to visit another of our clients, Richard Rosenberg. We were astonished to see his collection and hobby that he’s had his entire life. Mr. Rosenberg worked as a pharmacist but his real passion lied with trains. It began when he was young and his father who worked for the railroad company got him into the hobby. Richard’s current collection has been over 37 years in the making. His newest track that covers the whole basement has been a 10 year project. Most of it took a year and a half and he has been adding to it
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What Nurses Do For Us

Where would we be without nurses? Nurses are a deeply essential part of human society. They take care of us whether that environment is at a pharmacy, at school, in the hospital, or at home. There are over 4 million registered nurses in the United States today. This month is Nurse Appreciation Month, which means we will take the month of May to appreciate and learn more about such an integral part of society and public health: nurses.   What All Nurses Do in General Nurses are a part of the entire patient experience or wherever there is need for
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April Heroes of the Month

April was a great month for our caregivers! You can tell how much they care about what they do. We will always consider all Freedom Home Care staff members as heroes, but this month we are highlighting Sam and Nicole! Learn more below: Meet Sam Fapounda, Caregiver of the Month! Thank you to our client, Jacques Chevalier, who nominated his wonderful caregiver and friend Abiodun “Samuel” Fapounda as Caregiver of the Month. Samuel started his career by selection into the Nigerian Defence Academy as an Officer Cadet and commissioned into the Navy as a sub- lieutenant. He served for 27
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March’s Heroes of the Month

Our staff and caregivers continued to impress in March! They work hard and enjoy what they do. We will always consider all Freedom Home Care staff members as heroes, but this month we are highlighting Jennifer and Young! Learn more below: Meet Jennifer Burgess, Caregiver of the Month Freedom Home Care is excited to announce that Jennifer Burgess has been nominated as Caregiver of the Month! Jennifer has always had a passion for caring for others, which she says started at a young age with being the oldest and having five younger siblings! In addition to helping care for her
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February’s Heroes of the Month

Our February Heroes of the Month have been chosen! Our caregivers and nurses really go above and beyond. While all Freedom Home Care staff members are heroes, this month we have picked Clarice and Keila! Learn more below: Meet Clarice Johnson, LPN- Nurse of the Month Congratulations to Clarice Johnson for being nominated as Nurse of the Month! Clarice has been in the health care field for over 30 years, starting at a young age when she became a CNA. Later on in life she went back to school to get her Associates Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology. Clarice has
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Highland Park Activities This February

The Highland Park area has no shortage of activities to participate in for fun, educational, or health purposes!   February Doesn’t Freeze Events The ground may be frozen outside, and everything may seem slower after the holiday season, but there are still plenty of activities around! There are outdoor and indoor activities in and around Highland Park for people of all ages.   Highland Park Senior Center The Senior Center website has a catalog and full calendar of activities you can sign up for. Browse the options and you’ll be very likely to find an activity that appeals to you.
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Heart Month and Heart Health Activities

What is Heart Month? February is American Heart Month, which is a month dedicated to the improvement of cardiovascular health. This month the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention is shining a light on hypertension or high blood pressure. This is a leading risk factor for heart disease and stroke. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States across populations. Each year one in every four deaths is a result of heart disease. Heart Month is dedicated to reducing these odds and helping individuals learn to take better care of their heart.   Be Aware
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January’s Heroes of the Month

We officially have our heroes from January! Freedom Home Care is full of various heroes that improve the lives of their clients and fellow staff. This month we have picked Teresa and Zolo! Learn more below:   Teresa Domiguez- Caregiver We are so excited to honor Teresa Domiguez as the caregiver of the month. Teresa has so much experience in the medical field. She has her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She retired 3 years ago as a dialysis technician and administrative assistant at a dialysis center. Teresa also was a medical assistant, medical education residency coordinator, international sales associate, purchasing
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