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10 great reasons to put on the teakettle

Not too long ago, the folks here at Freedom Home Care read a blog about some of the benefits of drinking coffee. For some odd reason, coffee seems to be a guilty pleasure, so it was great to hear about all of its heart-friendly attributes. Tea, on the other hand, has always been touted as the more sophisticated drink of choice. Perhaps it’s the way the Brits delicately drink it with their pinky finger pointing out or perhaps it has something to do with its ancient roots. Either way, we thought that we would dedicate a few blogs to what
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Managing unexpected health-care costs in retirement

Preparing for retirement can be a career-long endeavor, but no matter the level of preparedness, retirees can sometimes be faced with issues that they never could have planned for. Often, those unexpected items fall under the umbrella of health-care costs and needs. For many retirees over the age of 65, Medicare is the primary source of coverage. When supplemental coverage is needed, it can often come in the form of employer plans and individual Medigap policies or HMOs. The recommendations from the Society of Actuaries, however, include other outlets that retirees can look to when faced with unexpected costs. Therefore,
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Are Your Foods Super? My top “superfood” selections

Long ago, I learned that we really are what we eat and that the fuel we use for our bodies should possess the utmost quality and highest standards.  To that end, it has been my mission to consume the best foods for my body and assist my family, friends and clients to do the same.  Here are my top picks for feeling your best with the help of the most effective superfoods available in markets today. Wheatgrass Wheatgrass is immensely nutritious and full of vitamins, minerals and amino acids.  Its juice has a high concentration of chlorophyll, which has purification
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