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All About Grandparents Day With Freedom Home Care

The first Sunday after labor day, September 13th, we are celebrating National Grandparents Day and want all of you to join us! Just like Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, we have an entire day that we can dedicate to our amazing grandparents! The History of Grandparents Day: Grandparents Day goes all the way back to 1969 when a 9 year old boy, Russel Capper, sent President Nixon a letter asking that a day be set aside in order to celebrate his and everyone else’s grandparents. A few days later Russel received a letter from the personal secretary to the president,
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Is It Alzheimer's?

There is still so much to know and understand about Alzheimer’s. One thing experts are sure about is that it is a steadily progressive disease that often rears its head before symptoms begin. While almost 40 percent of all dementia patients can point to genes as playing a significant part in their diagnosis most cases, scientists say, occur with no family history or genetic predisposition. FHC searched and found new research stating that in dementia patients, the deterioration of the brain is linked to an abnormal build-up of protein. This accumulation of proteins is said to cause “frontotemporal degeneration.” What
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