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For some reason, older adults often get the notion that they can’t exercise for a series of reasons.

The Importance of Exercising with Arthritis

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Although it may be the last thing you want to do when you’re suffering from pain, exercising with arthritis has proven to be very beneficial. It seems only logical to stop moving the part of your body that is aching, but following that instinct may be more negative than positive. Arthritis, also called osteoarthritis, is [...]

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Prevent Falls at Night

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How many times do you get up at night?  As we age the number of times we have to head to the bathroom in the middle of the night can increase significantly. Now add in cords, throw rugs, shoes, and your dogs favorite bone and you have yourself an all out obstacle course on your [...]

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Your Morning Routine & Back Pain

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Simple daily tasks are made harder with back pain. Take your morning routine for example. Showering, dressing and getting ready in the morning can take twice as long when you’re struggling to get through the pain. What if there was a way to make it easier? If you have leg pain you can sit and [...]

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5 Ways to Prevent Falls in the Kitchen

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When you think of falling in the home many people’s first thoughts go toward the bathroom. And while falls in the bathroom lead to over 235,000 hospital visits every year, the kitchen is another room of the house where falls need to be taken into special consideration. With slippery floors and mishaps from reaching and [...]

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Fight Arthritis Pain from the Kitchen

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In last week’s blog post, we talked about foods you should avoid eating when you have arthritis. Arthritis pain is made worse when eating foods that contribute to inflammation. This week we’ll check out some superfoods to add to your diet to help ease arthritis pain by decreasing inflammation. You can also make food prep [...]

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Recovering from a Herniated Disc

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What’s the best way to recover from a herniated disc? C-A-R-E-F-U-L-L-Y. That’s because a herniated disc can lead to a host of other health problems. Therefore, you want to err on the side of caution, carefully choosing the right back pain support products.  For some people, the herniated disc will heal on its own. The timetable for [...]

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Don’t Freak Out! The Holidays Are Here!

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We’re here! It’s the week of Thanksgiving and it is ON! Your son is home from college, your daughter, her husband and their baby are crammed in her childhood bedroom, and Great Aunt Rosemarie and her new boyfriend/caregiver Carlos are posted up in your guest room. Time to defrost the turkey, peel potatoes, snip green [...]

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Don’t Freak Out! The Holidays Are Coming!

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The holidays are officially around the corner. It starts with Thanksgiving next week and then we’re full swing into Chanukah, Christmas, Kwanzaa and New Year’s.  It’s the time of year for shopping and cooking and cleaning and decorating and shopping some more. On top of your family, and work, and your responsibilities as a caregiver. [...]

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Alzheimer’s Product Spotlight – Wireless Wander Alarm

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Continuing our month long Alzheimer’s Products highlights for Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, this week we’ll highlight the Wireless Wander Alarm. Easierliving carries a full line of Alzheimer’s at home care products to aid in keeping your loved one safe. More than half of those with Alzheimer’s and dementia will wander. Anyone with memory issues is at [...]