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Summer Sun Safety Month in Highland Park

The summer may be winding down but the sun is still fierce! More people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year in the United States than all other cancers combined, according to the Skin Care Foundation. So even as you’ve been enjoying the outdoors and the warmth on your skin, it’s important to take a moment and incorporate some healthy habits to stay safe in the sun.   Sun Protection to Avoid UV Rays Today This August is summer sun safety month and here are some helpful tips to stay safe in the sun. Remember that these tips are true
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Hydrate This Summer with Fruit Infused Water

Getting Creative with Summer Hydration The summer is just starting to heat up so it’s important to hydrate now more than ever. A fun way to remember to hydrate is by making fruit infused water. While the delicious flavor and fun colors and combinations may seem like the only reason to drink fruit infused water, there are actually tangible health benefits associated with it. Set aside the juice, soda, and sugary drinks and grab a refreshing glass of fruit infused water!   What’s the deal with Fruit Infused Water? Water infused with fresh citrus fruits, vegetables, and herbs is also
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Dangers of the Summer Sun on Elderly, and How to Protect Yourself from It

Summer is a time that many people look forward to all year long thanks to its warmth, sunshine, and activities that follow. While it is fun in the sun, the sun can lead to some serious health issues that are dangerous to elders. At Freedom Home Care, we want to inform you all about the dangers of sun and provide ways how you and your loved ones can enjoy the summer, while staying safe. Find out below! Hotter months like July and August can cause thousands of heat-related illnesses where seniors are among the most vulnerable. One of the main
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