Category Archives: Happiness

Know The Facts: Seasonal Affective Disorder

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Beat the winter blues! For some areas of the United States the cold and brutal winter of 2014 seems like it will never end. Along with the harsh weather and lack of sun, comes seasonal affective disorder. Learn more about season affective disorder and check out our home healthcare products, including our Outdoors-In Desk Lamp [...]

Sunlight Simulation Solution for SAD and Low Vision!

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Light effects individuals in two major ways: it enhances our vision and it regulates our bodies’ rhythms. These rhythms impact crucial cycles like sleeping. While January is the month with the highest rate of Seasonal Affective Disorder suffering, it is also National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Even though these two conditions could not be more different, [...]

Light Therapy Lamps Successfully Treat SAD

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According to the National Alliance of Mental Health, “Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is characterized by recurrent episodes of depression, usually in late fall and winter, alternating with periods of normal or high mood the rest of the year.” Although a staggering 16% of the people in the United States suffer from SAD, it can be [...]

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 [...]

Holiday Caregiving: Saving Traditions and Starting New Ones!

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Caregiving during the holidays can be stressful and difficult. Regardless of holiday caregiver stress, the holidays themselves will continue to arrive each year! Many caregivers find that trying to keep up with annual holiday traditions is the most difficult part. We are here to tell you that there are ways to simplify and save your [...]

Managing Caregiver Stress

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Caregiving is a 24-hour a day job. Everything from managing prescriptions, home healthcare supplies and the day-to-day needs of a loved one can take a toll on a caregiver. In addition, many caregivers have full time jobs of their own. Due to the demands and pressure of caregiving, it’s important that caregivers know the best [...]

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Choosing Activities For Those Suffering From Alzheimer’s

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Just because a loved one is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease does not mean that they have to give up the activities they once enjoyed.  It is common for a person with Alzheimer’s to try and separate themselves from activities they once engaged in.  As a caregiver, it’s important that your loved one stay engaged in [...]

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Finding Comfort In K-9s

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Home grown in Boston, MA, EasierLiving and it’s employees found the recent events at the Boston Marathon close to home and to the heart. In a search for my own healing and understanding of the event, I visited the growing memorial on Bolyston St the Saturday following the tragedy and the capture of Suspect #2. [...]