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Six tips for being a frugal retiree

Yesterday, we here at Freedom Home Care posted a blog that highlighted ways to save at the grocery store. Because some retirees are living on a budget and are often looking for methods to stretch a dollar, we thought that we would continue with the topic of thrifty living. So without further ado, here are a handful of ways to make less equal more, courtesy of 1. Consolidate car trips: Group all of your errands into one outing with the trip mapped out to avoid unnecessary back-tracking. This will save money on gasoline and really stretch your gas dollars.
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Tips to winterize a home for our aging loved ones

Although fall is just now beginning to show us its true colors, it’s not too early to start thinking about winter weather conditions. And that is especially true when there are aging loved in our lives who are living alone. Living alone during the coldest part of the year can be difficult and even dangerous if the proper preparation isn’t set into motion. According to, normal everyday tasks become harder for seniors living alone when temperatures drop. Likewise, worries about frozen pipes and the expense to keep the house warm can be incredibly stressful. Therefore, it is imperative to
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