Tag Archives: Wellness

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What I Did at Summer Camp

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As summer comes to an end, we are going to reflect back on all the fun, and active ways some of our favorite seniors enjoyed the warm months. Many of these activities can be continued into fall, winter, and spring, and will keep you active, and happy all year long!   This summer our friend [...]

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Six Reasons to Try a ROHO Air Cushion

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This week is all about our great selection of air cushions we have for wheelchairs! These air cushions give you or your loved one the added comfort for their wheelchair. Our selection includes air cushions for many different needs! Here is why ROHO air cushions are better than your standard wheelchair cushion! These wheelchair seat [...]

Tips for Staying Safe while Vacationing with Seniors

Get out there this Summer

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Lucky enough for us, summer is a time where being outside is enjoyable, and great for our bodies and mental health. Even if only for a short period of time, being active outside can greatly improve senior’s quality of life. With proper protection from the sun, Vitamin D is great for the body! Vitamin D [...]

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Skincare Tips for Summer

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As the Summer months continue with warm weather and beautiful days, there are things to keep in mind about seniors’ skin care. A few small changes can greatly improve skin health and appearance. What should go in What seniors are eating greatly affects how they look on the outside, and how their body feels. Look [...]

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Summertime Safety Tips

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While out having fun this Summer, there are lots of safety tips you should keep in mind for yourself, or your elderly loved ones! The summer is full of a lot of outdoor activities, which usually would not be considered dangerous for most people, but without the proper protection fun in the sun can be [...]

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Keep Your Cool this Summer

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Summertime is known to be the time of year filled with warm days, sunshine, and relaxation. This is what comes to mind for most people, but there are also health risks including overheating, sunburns, and dehydration, especially in seniors. Luckily, there are many things we can all do to make sure seniors are protected, and [...]

4 Tips for Road Tripping with Older Adults

Prevent Falls when Traveling

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Travel is one of modern life’s greatest pleasures. In today’s world, if you can find it on the map, you can go there (yes, even Antarctica). However, traveling makes certain risks — like falling — more likely. An injury from a fall could mean the difference between seeing the sites and hearing about them secondhand — from a hospital. [...]

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Are your feet causing your back pain?

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Back pain is a complex problem with many contributing factors. Problems in the feet can and do affect your back. Here’s a good rule of thumb: if you have no other explanation for back pain and the doctor can’t find anything within the back itself, it might be your feet. For example, feet that are forced into the wrong shoes can damage [...]

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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 [...]