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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]