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Planning Less Stressful, More Satisfying Holidays

Thanksgiving is around the corner and the holiday season is about to begin.  We all know that holidays can be challenging, especially when celebrating with aging family members who have dementia or those who may be overwhelmed with changes in […]

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SPRING CLEANING FOR OLDER ADULTS

It’s taken some time, but spring is in the air. The sunshine and longer days are energizing, propelling many of us to do much needed spring cleaning. Removing winter clutter and freshening up is good for our physical and mental […]

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Keeping Warm and Safe as the Temperature Drops

Though we are still waiting to break out the heavy winter gear, we will probably experience some cold weather before spring arrives. Temperatures have been mild and there’s been little snowfall but it is important to remember that older adults […]

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The Perfect Last-Minute Gift

For the past several years, my daughters have been asking for gift cards for birthdays, Hanukkah, and all other gift-giving occasions. At first, I resisted. I had been taught that giving cash and gift cards was “tacky” and didn’t demonstrate […]

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Beating the Holiday Blues

We have entered the “most wonderful time of the year.”  Decorations and lights are on display, Christmas carols are playing, and there is an overall sense of holiday cheer.  For many of us, though, the season is overwhelming and the […]

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How to Choose Home Care in New Jersey

In-home services are clearly on the rise as boomers age. The landscape of home care can be daunting for even an astute professional, let alone the novice caregivers, often in crisis.  The thought of allowing a stranger into one’s home […]

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National Fall Prevention Month

Make Your Home Safer: Get rid of things you could trip over. Add grab bars inside and outside your tub or shower and next to the toilet. Put railings on both sides of the stairs. Make sure your home has […]

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Freedom Attends Health Fair at Longview Assisted Living

Janice Taylor, Client Relations Director, participated in the health fair at the Longview Assisted Living, a part of the Christian Healthcare Community (CHCC). CHCC is a Continuing Care Community who partners with Freedom Home Healthcare to provide additional care for their […]

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Freedom Home Healthcare Receives 2015 Best of Home Care® Provider of Choice Award

We are pleased to announce that Freedom Home Healthcare has once again received the Best of Home Care Provider of Choice Award from Home Care Pulse. Awarded to only the top ranking home care providers, based on client satisfaction scores […]

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Long Distance Caregiver Tips

Oftentimes, it is easier to deny the fact that our frail elderly parents may need extra care assistance than it is to admit their health may be declining. If you live at a distance, it becomes that much more important […]