Category Archives: Fitness

New Year’s Resolutions for Caregivers in 2014

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The holidays are in full effect and caregivers should start to think about their New Year’s Resolutions for 2014. Take some time to think about changes and adjustments you can make for the new year to simplify and maximize your caregiving. As we all know, there is more to caregiving than just the proper home [...]

Make The Most Of Your Home Healthcare Supplies!

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We are constantly reminding caregivers that they must take care of themselves; the easiest way to take care of oneself is by exercising regularly. Are you a caregiver on a budget both with time and money, but still want to find ways to exercise? We have a solution. Many home healthcare supplies can double as [...]

Healthy Caregivers Have Happier Holiday Seasons!

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Every year people are moving at such a fast pace during the holidays and tend forget a few common measures to prevent illnesses during the most wonderful time of the year. Caregivers are not immune to this common mistake. Follow these guidelines to keep yourself as healthy as possible during this holiday season! Remember, Caregivers [...]

Trick Your Mind with These Treats for At-Home Recovery

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It’s common to be overwhelmed when recovering from surgery or an injury. Aside from the physical aspect, the emotional component can really take a toll on you! Everything from understanding all of your home healthcare supplies around the house, to the thought of your recovery time frame, can rapidly increase stress. When it comes to [...]

It’s Physical Therapy Month: Make Your Home Rehab-Ready!

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Each October we celebrate National Physical Therapy Month; a part of the healthcare community that impacts millions Americans. Regardless of physical ailment, from your neck to your toes, physical therapy has historically been successful in improving quality of life with patients across the board.  Due to a combination of a properly prescribed therapy regimen and [...]

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Focus On Your Core: The Exerball

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One topic that constantly changes and evolves for seniors is exercise and the best way to get it. Our bodies become fragile and we can’t do everything we used to, so as we age we need to adapt how we stay active to what is best for us. Here at EasierLiving, this is our goal- [...]

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4 Tips to Exercising Safely with Arthritis

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The inflammation and pain that results from arthritis threatens the ease of exercise. Yet, someone with arthritis may benefit greatly from regular exercise routines – as long as they are accomplished safely.  Luckily, there are ways to adapt an exercise schedule in order to relieve pain without causing more of it. 1) Manage Pain Levels. [...]

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Get Fit While Caregiving

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It’s tough to find time for yourself when you are a full-time caregiver, and when push comes to shove certain things seem to fall by the wayside. Unfortunately, exercise and fitness tend to be some of those things. You don’t have to sacrifice your health just because you don’t have a lot of spare time [...]

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New Exercises Help Fight Off Dementia in Elderly

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A few months ago we discussed the benefits of playing Nitendo Wii had on people diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. Over several years, the same gaming system has been noted as a favorite past time for many seniors in nursing and assisted living homes. Recently, a study was conducted on people over 65 to determine if [...]

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Fighting Childhood Obesity

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Obesity is not just a national epidemic among adults. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, childhood obesity has more than tripled in the US over the past 30 years. The affects of this all-to-common condition can have devastating short and long-term affects. Children who are overweight or obese are at a higher [...]