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

November is National Gratitude Month

You don’t have to wait for Thanksgiving to give thanks in November. This month is National Gratitude Month, and it’s a simple way to incorporate the powers of gratitude into your daily life and routine. Incorporating a gratitude practice involves more than simply saying “thanks.” It involves a mindset shift from the negative to the [...]

By |2019-11-19T15:21:09+00:00November 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on November is National Gratitude Month

October is Eat Better, Eat Together Month

Family life can be chaotic. If you have young kids, it might be soccer, baseball, or basketball practices. If you have older parents, it might mean running out to help care for them on the weeknights. Whatever your commitments, they can quickly overtake your schedule and make meals an afterthought. October is Eat Better, Eat [...]

By |2019-10-15T13:24:09+00:00October 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on October is Eat Better, Eat Together Month

September is National Self Improvement Month

It’s never too late to improve yourself. Seniors and the disabled are no exception. September is National Self Improvement Month, and there are simple steps that you can take to make your life incrementally better. We’re not talking about significant life changes. Many of these steps can be accomplished with small amounts of money and [...]

By |2019-09-17T16:28:02+00:00September 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on September is National Self Improvement Month