September is National Americana Month

National Americana Month is a time to bring us together as Americans. Throughout the history of the United States, politics, religion, race, and culture collide as we determine what is quintessentially American. We have developed our own traditions throughout the time as we celebrate who we have become. Summer BBQs, baseball, Independence Day – all [...]

By |2020-09-15T12:02:48+00:00September 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on September is National Americana Month

Creating Daily Routines Centered Around Giving Back to Yourself

Life is chaotic, and it’s through our daily self care routines that we establish some form of order and peace. We have our family, jobs, school, and other obligations. But through all the chaos and storms, it’s important to remember giving back to yourself as a practice. Below are 4 ways we can continue giving [...]

By |2020-08-18T12:35:21+00:00August 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Creating Daily Routines Centered Around Giving Back to Yourself

Can You Catch Covid-19 Outdoors?

We’re all feeling a bit stir crazy in the U.S. right now. Nothing feels quite as care-free as it might during a normal summer. While hopefully you’ve been outside for a refreshing walk, or sat under your favorite tree, you may be wondering how much you can get away with, before putting yourself at risk [...]

By |2020-07-21T12:49:09+00:00July 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Can You Catch Covid-19 Outdoors?

How to Enjoy Life Under Quarantine

While restrictions in many states may be loosening, some of the elderly, vulnerable, or just plain cautious may be looking for a little added time at home. That doesn’t have to mean boredom and isolation. There are still plenty of ways to enjoy life under quarantine. Whether it’s a hobby you’re craving, physical activity, or [...]

By |2020-06-16T12:14:33+00:00June 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Enjoy Life Under Quarantine

Caregiving for the Elderly During the Pandemic

By now we’ve all noticed that seniors are one of the highest hit populations when it comes to Covid-19. Nursing home numbers for the disease have been extremely high. If you’ve been caring for a parent, or an older loved one, you might be a little worried about the potential of getting them sick. Below [...]

By |2020-05-19T12:21:26+00:00May 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Caregiving for the Elderly During the Pandemic

How to Socialize Under Quarantine

Humans are social creatures and as we age that socialization can be even harder to satisfy. Throw in a pandemic and it can be even more difficult to socialize under quarantine. Below are some suggestions on how to feel connected while maintaining proper social distance and staying safe from the virus. Ideas to Socialize Under [...]

By |2020-04-21T12:08:38+00:00April 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Socialize Under Quarantine

Used Vs. New Stairlifts: What You Need to Know

From time to time, we’ll receive a question from customers on whether they should buy used vs. new stairlifts. While the question may seem straightforward, the answer can often be a little more complex. There are some factors that should definitely be considered if you are looking to buy a used stairlift. You can think [...]

By |2020-03-17T13:19:06+00:00March 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Used Vs. New Stairlifts: What You Need to Know

February is National Heart Month

Cardiovascular diseases claim more lives each year than all forms of cancer and chronic lower respiratory diseases combined. Between 2013 and 2016, 121.5 million American adults had some form of cardiovascular disease, according to the American Heart Association. Cardiovascular disease was listed as the underlying cause of death for 859,125 Americans in 2017 alone. February [...]

By |2020-02-18T15:59:34+00:00February 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on February is National Heart Month

January is National Sunday Supper Month

Mealtime can often mean chaos in a busy family. Mom or dad may be stuck at work late. The kids may need to be out the door for their sporting event. Smartphones make it even harder to communicate. In the midst of the rush, it can be easy to lose focus on the importance of [...]

By |2020-01-21T13:48:25+00:00January 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on January is National Sunday Supper Month

5 Winter Wheelchair Safety Tips

The cold weather can be a challenge for the disabled, and these winter wheelchair safety tips are designed to keep you and your equipment safe. Extreme cold, slick weather, and more dark hours all pose travel risks for dedicated chair users. It’s important to do what’s in your power to stay safe in the cold. [...]

By |2019-12-17T15:21:54+00:00December 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Winter Wheelchair Safety Tips