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Benefits of Good Wheelchair Positioning

Benefits of Good Wheelchair Positioning : 1. allows for more comfort and less fatigue and greater ability to interact with the environment. 2. promotes good posture which decreases pain especially in the neck, shoulders and
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Enjoy the Great Outdoors with Adapted Gardening Tools

Enjoy the Great Outdoors with Adapted Gardening Tools

How do tend to a garden if you have arthritis, are elderly, or otherwise are mobility-impaired? It's one thing to overcome indoor obstacles like reaching toilet paper on a high shelf; but it's quite another thing to lift big bags of mulch, kneel
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Personal Mobility Challenges, Personal Mobility Solutions

Personal Mobility Challenges, Personal Mobility Solutions

There was a time you moved around with little effort and put no thought into this everyday task. Nowadays, even though you think long and hard about getting from Point A to Point B, you don't always have a ready solution.   That's where
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Door Openers Can Be Affordable

Door Openers Can Be Affordable

One of the primary limitations for those of us in wheelchairs is a simple daily activity many people take for granted: opening the door. To live independently, you need to be able to open the door, especially when you are by yourself and need to
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Five Great Upgrade Packages for Your Wheelchair, Scooter, or Walker

Five Great Upgrade Packages for Your Wheelchair, Scooter, or Walker

If you have mobility difficulties and use a wheelchair, scooter, or walker, you are well aware that these assistive devices don't exactly come with a lot of bells and whistles. You are provided with the bare minimum needed to get around--and
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Adaptive Bowls For Holding Fruit and Candy

Adaptive Bowls For Holding Fruit and Candy

June is an ironic month. June is National Fresh Fruit and Veggies Month as well as National Candy Month. We're not sure who created these observances nor who was in
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Mobile Drink Holders

Mobile Drink Holders

One thing that’s often overlooked when making additions to mobile devices such as scooters, walkers, and wheelchairs, are cup holders. These devices are used daily for several hours a day and the option to carry a drink around isn’t always there, but staying hydrated is an important part in practicing better health. That’s when nifty gadgets like drink holders were created, to make life just a little bit easier on the go.

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Adaptive Shaving Aids For Disabilities

Adaptive Shaving Aids For Disabilities

Needs such as basic hygiene like shaving are often overlooked in those with disabilities, someone with Parkinson’s or MS doesn’t first think of shaving when adapting to their disability. Our hair never stops growing, so eventually the need for a safer alternative will arise. Nowadays, traditional razors have been replaced with electronic, safe gadgets that are meant to decrease the chance of shaving too deep.

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Freshair Magic Comb: How to make the most of waterless shampoo

Freshair Magic Comb: How to make the most of waterless shampoo

For years beauty gurus have been looking to expand their horizons with “beauty hacks” that save time and money while being more efficient than traditional beauty lifestyles. Not long ago, dry shampoo was introduced into the world for those quick and easy touch-ups on those bad hair days. Now there’s another method of good hair care on the spot and that’s with the innovative Freshair Magic Shampoo Comb, introducing a new routine with waterless shampoo.

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Preparing Thanksgiving With Adaptive Kitchen Aids

Preparing Thanksgiving With Adaptive Kitchen Aids

Holidays like Thanksgiving are meant for families to come together and gather around for a meal that’s sure to induce incredible sleepiness. These gatherings can be anywhere from five family members to fifty, but no matter the amount of people, it’s always the same preparation for the perfect Thanksgiving meal. Even without existing conditions such as Parkinson’s or Arthritis, preparing a meal that large is exhausting and it can damage anyone’s hands. Here’s a few ways to improve damage control during the holiday season.

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October is Physical Therapy Month

October is Physical Therapy Month

There are thousands of situations in which physical therapy is needed nationwide, from pre-existing conditions, progressive conditions, and accidents, physical therapists are a blessing in disguise. Physical therapy is one of those regular occurrences in recovery that’s underrated and overlooked. It’s a vital part to recovery and unfortunately, not everyone can receive it.

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A Pain in the Neck: Pain Awareness Month

A Pain in the Neck: Pain Awareness Month

September is pain awareness month and as obvious as pain can be, sometimes we still overlook its symptoms and treatments. Everyone has experienced pain in some severity or another, yet many people suffering from chronic migraines, backaches, or general body aches don’t get the care they need.
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Don’t Get Beat by the Summer Heat

Don’t Get Beat by the Summer Heat

August is Summer Sun Safety Month and it’s no guess as to why, August is usually the hottest month of the year. As temperatures and humidity begin to rise, our hydration levels lower to a point that our body begins to sweat to keep us cool. Many jobs require to be out in the heat all day, but also many activities. While most people are content to slap on some sunscreen and drink a few bottles of water, sun damage goes further than a sunburn and dry mouth. Those with disabilities need to be careful as they can be at a higher risk for heat stroke, dehydration, sunburn, heat rash, and heart complications. That’s why it’s important to outsmart the heat and drink plenty of water.
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Working With a Disability

Working With a Disability

Finding a career that suits us is hard enough as it is, but finding one that can accommodate to the needs of those disabled can be twice as difficult. There needs to be a good level of patience and understanding, nowadays that’s hard to find anywhere. Of course, what might be a good career for me might not be a good one for someone diagnosed with arthritis. The first step to finding a career that works for you is to understand the type of work you’re capable of doing.
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Three Gifts for the Male Hero in your life: Father's Day edition

Three Gifts for the Male Hero in your life: Father's Day edition

We all have that special man in our lives that we aren't really sure how to shop for, especially for Father's Day. We’ve lost count on how many coffee mugs our fathers have kept hidden in the cabinets over the years, but we do know how often they’re used -- once a year, maybe. Well it's that time of year again and this list is to help prevent another awesome dad from receiving another coffee mug or coaster for his special day.
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Red Light Therapy : A Path to Relief

Red Light Therapy : A Path to Relief

Red Light Therapy is a newer way of treating chronic pain. The treatment is effective for individuals who suffer from Osteoarthritis, particularly those who have knee pain from OA, as well as people suffering from back, neck and other chronic bodily aches and pains. There is scientific evidence that shows that Red Light Therapy, does in fact, give pain sufferers relief.
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Food Poisoning Can Last a Lifetime

Food Poisoning Can Last a Lifetime

March 18-24 is National Poison Prevention Week — a time to help prevent and treat poisonings of all kinds, including food, medications and household items. This article provides helpful information about long term effects.
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Allopathy or Homeopathy

Allopathy or Homeopathy

It seems as though there is a consistent debate regarding the effectiveness of homeopathic medicine versus the practice of traditional allopathic medicine. So what’s the difference? Let's find out.
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Anosmia: A Taste and Smell Disorder

Anosmia: A Taste and Smell Disorder

Are you finding that food does not taste or smell quite as robust as in the past? Are you adding more salt, pepper or other condiments to adjust for your lack of taste in the foods you have always enjoyed?
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Is it Bursitis Or Arthritis?

Is it Bursitis Or Arthritis?

Physical ailments that start affecting us as we age can sometimes be burdensome.
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Living with Congestive Heart Failure

Living with Congestive Heart Failure

There are more than 200,000 cases of congestive heart failure per year. The majority of those affected range in age, beginning at age 40 and up.

This is a usually a chronic condition in which the heart does not properly pump the blood as is required for a healthy heart.

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Technology and the Aging Population

Technology and the Aging Population

Technology: You can't get away from it! For most people, it's a love-hate relationship — you can't live with it but you can't live without it! The older generation, in particular, has increasingly begun to understand the need and necessity of 'getting with the program' when it comes to modern day technology - even if it means an ongoing refusal to get an email account.

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Staying Young at Heart in Mind and Body

Staying Young at Heart in Mind and Body

Growing older has its perks for sure... we tend to feel more grounded and appreciate the smaller things in life. If we are lucky enough, watch our grandchildren grow up and flourish and have enough money to enjoy retirement.
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Restless Leg Syndrome: Causes and Remedies

Restless Leg Syndrome: Causes and Remedies

Who would think that Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) would be given its own spot on the calendar as Restless Syndrome Month?
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A Little Help Equals a Big Difference

A Little Help Equals a Big Difference

If you or a loved one are in your elderly years, have a chronic health condition, and/or disability, performing normal day to day tasks may be complicated for you. Tasks that the average person considers simple may not be so simple to you. Everyday activities such as opening doors, putting away or retrieving items, etc. may be complicated for you. We are going to discuss some adaptive tools and gadgets that can uncomplicate these tasks and others.
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