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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Products for Progress: Cool Vests

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People living with Multiple Sclerosis often use cold therapy products to help limit their symptoms that are worsened from heat.  EasierLiving added GlacierTek RPCM® Cool Vests to our product line to help people who have to deal with heat-related flare ups from Multiple Sclerosis.  We chose to add this brand because it is the safest [...]

Products for Progress: Tri-Seat Cane

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Searching for the perfect mobility device? Look no further! The Tri-Seat Cane provides both support and versatility for its user. Not only does this cane allow its owner to gain independence through mobility, but it also provides a foldable seat for rest breaks. This combination is perfect for those with weakness, limited mobility, arthritis or [...]

6 Tips for Caring for Older Family Members

Caregiving Checklist for those with Multiple Sclerosis

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Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic condition whose symptoms can fluctuate wildly. Even the most knowledgable caretakers will sometimes find themselves stumped by the “randomness” of MS. A simple check list is a great tool for preparing yourself of the disease’s complexity. Your checklist should include: Medication –  What medications is your loved one taking? Why? [...]

Fighting Fatigue from Multiple Sclerosis

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Living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) can be demoralizing — especially when the disease interferes with your everyday tasks and chores.  Fatigue, in all its forms, affects 80 to 90% of all MS patients. In the not-too-distant past, doctors would simply tell patients complaining of fatigue to rest and stay cool. That advice was sincere but [...]

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Products for Progress: MagnaReady Shirts

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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 [...]

Products for Progress: Denise

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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 [...]

Enhance Your Living During The Extended Winter

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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. [...]

Products for Progress: Molly

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Hi everyone! My name is Molly, and I am the Consumer Product Merchandising Manager at EasierLiving. My job is to search the market for new and exciting products that can fulfill the needs of our consumers like YOU! Being a caregiver can be a big responsibility, but we are here to provide you with all [...]