Archives for Health Awareness

How to Prevent Kidney Disease

March is National Kidney Month, an annual opportunity to raise awareness of kidney disease and promote healthy kidney function. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is often referred to as a “silent disease” because it rarely presents any symptoms during the early stages. As many as 90% of Americans who have CKD are unaware they have the disease until it has reached an advanced stage. The earlier you find out you have kidney disease, the sooner you can take steps to protect your kidneys from further damage. Freedom Home Care is here to help with chronic disease management.   Risk Factors Preventing
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Learn About Low Vision Awareness Month

February is Low Vision Awareness Month This month is the month to check in on your visual health! Millions of people suffer from visual impairment and it’s often something else that could be causing it. For example, age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of vision loss in people who are 50 years old or older, according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology. More than 2.9 million Americans age 40 and older have low vision.   What To Look Out For If you’re experiencing vision difficulties this may be a sign of low vision. You can notice this if
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