Freedom News

Archive for December 2012

Simple Steps for a Good Night’s Rest

Getting a good night’s sleep is one of the best things you can do for your health. But life, work and family demands sometimes make getting enough shut-eye at night difficult.

And if you are an older adult, insomnia can be especially...

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Skyping with My 83-Year-Old Mother

For over 40 years, I have lived at least 1500 miles from my mother. Our standard routine for many of those years was for me to call her twice a week and chat for 15 minutes. We would catch up on family and life – all the standard stuff family...

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Home Care Aides – An Answer for an Evolving Need

I had never heard of home care until I started working with Barbra London and the folks at Freedom Home Healthcare in Hackensack, NJ.  While my job at Freedom had nothing to do with providing care, finding care givers or identifying the needs...

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Remembering Pearl Harbor

December 7, 1941 was a date with great meaning to my father-in-law, Lee. A survivor of Pearl Harbor, Lee was the acting National Pearl Harbor Survivor Association president for two years.

His role with the survivors was an essential part...

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