2.5 million older Americans are treated in the emergency room for falls every year. One in five falls result in a serious injury such as broken bones or a head injury. Each year at least 250000 people are hospitalized for hip fracture. Falls are the cause of more than 95% of hip fractures. These [...]
While many family caregivers may feel as though the weight of the world rests on their shoulders, oddly enough pain and tension seems to find its way right to their back. Did you know that one half of all working American’s admit to have back pain symptoms each year? In fact, The American Chiropractic Association [...]
In today’s Fall Prevention Week guide to fall management we’ll take a look at your living areas. Living rooms, halls and stairways all have their own challenges when it comes to fall prevention. Wires, cords, a rug with an upturned corner, that chair that’s a bit too low, slippery stairs, and trying to clean things [...]
Welcome to the new and improved EasierLiving blog! My name is Kristen and I’m new to the EasierLiving family, but certainly not new to the medical supply industry. I have over 7 years experience working with hospitals, rehabilitation facilities and health care centers to insure they have the best products for their patients. Given my [...]
One of every three adults over the age 65 falls each year. Parkinson’s Disease, which typically strikes after the age of 60, doubles the risk of falling. Parkinson’s disease interferes with the nerve cells that make dopamine, a brain chemical necessary for controlling movement. Without enough dopamine, the body stiffens, posture sags, and overall movement [...]
MagnaReady was designed so that anyone can wear a button up shirt. It used to be difficult for people to find clothing for limited dexterity, but now, EasierLiving is selling this magnificent line of shirts. When you wear one of these shirts, nobody will be able to tell your shirt is different from any other [...]
Hi, I’m Denise. Some of you may know me from our web series Caregiver Coffee. I’ve been on the home healthcare Products team here at EasierLiving for about a year and a half. Before that, I worked in customer service for another medical supplies company, as well as a physical therapy office. All of my experience leading up to [...]
Our EasierLiving offices are in snowy winter struck New England, more specifically in the Boston area. As you can imagine, we have been hit with quite a bit of snow this winter. While winter is on its way out, the melting snow and abundance of ice don’t seem to be going anywhere any time soon. [...]
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