New and Improved Blog for Family Caregivers

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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 [...]

Travel Tips for Loved Ones with Parkinson’s

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Modern travel is a funny thing. It’s easier than ever to plan a trip (via online booking) but there are more hurdles than ever (road construction, checkpoint security) to make it a reality. Traveling with a loved one suffering from Parkinson’s disease adds another level of complexity but is entirely manageable, even for a first-time caretaker. The [...]


Products for Progress: Cold Therapy Socks

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Did you know that April is National Foot Health Month? What a perfect time to present one of our most soothing foot care products! The Cold Therapy Socks are the perfect solution to the aches and pains that so many of us experience in our feet. Think of the amount of time that you spend [...]

Bathroom Safety for Parkinson’s Disease

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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 [...]

Reduce Stress While Caregiving for Parkinson’s Disease

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Caring for someone with Parkinson’s Disease long-term is an enormous stressor. That’s true even if you’ve taken on the caregiver role, knowing what to expect. Mental health experts say burnout — physical and mental exhaustion —  occurs when a person’s needs go unmet for an extended period of time. Burnout, they say, is primarily an [...]


Products for Progress: Serrated Kitchen Knife

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This week, we are moving into the kitchen and taking a look at one of our favorite dining aids. The serrated kitchen knife is sharp and effective, while also ergonomically constructed. The unique design allows users to cut with a straight wrist, which mimics the natural wrist-formation of a handshake. This allows users to minimize [...]

Exercising with Parkinson’s Disease

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As surprising as it probably sounds, conventional advice for a person with Parkinson’s disease wanting to start an exercise program is not radically different from someone living without the disease. Getting a doctor’s approval before starting a new program. Warming up — 5 to 10 minutes of light stretching — before more strenuous activity. Dressing [...]


Products for Progress: Duet Rollator

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With so many mobility devices on the market, it can be tough to pick out the best one for you or your loved one. It’s definitely important to speak with the physician or physical therapist most familiar with your needs. If they suggest a rollator, which is similar to a walker but has a seat, [...]

Here are the basic do's and don'ts for caregivers for communicating with people with dementia.

Making Safety Adjustments Around the House

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When caring for a parent with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), it might be tempting to try to single out root causes for all that you see happening. However, because MS progression mimics the most obvious signs of aging — fatigue, memory loss, incontinence, muscle weakness — you’ll never fully know what’s causing each symptom. By accepting a certain [...]


Hot & Cold Comfort Wrap by Bed Buddy®

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This week, we are going to take a look at temperature therapy products. By popular demand, EasierLiving now carries a wide array of hot- and cold- therapy products. Our newest product addition, the Bed Buddy® Comfort Wrap, combines hot and cold relief all in one! The Bed Buddy® Comfort Wrap provides a natural way to [...]