3 Tips for Using Crutches

Accidents happen to everyone. No matter how healthy you are, all it takes is one missed stair or unseen patch of ice to put you on crutches. If you’ve never used crutches before, you may think there’s nothing to it—after all, it looks pretty straightforward, right? Well, things are a little different than how they…

Should I Get a Stairlift or a Home Elevator?

When you get older, suffer an injury, or manage another condition that restricts your mobility, a simple staircase can feel like a mountain. If your trouble with stairs is new and you live in a multi-level house, the good news is that you have options that will allow you to remain in the home you…

Treatment & Prevention of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Images of office workers typing furiously at their desk or hastily putting ink to paper while wearing a wrist wrap probably spring to mind when you hear the phrase “carpal tunnel syndrome”. Unless you’ve experienced it, it can be difficult to understand just how disabling this condition can be and how much it can interfere…

4 Tips for Celebrating the Holidays While Managing Diabetes

There are a lot of things that make the holiday season the greatest time of year. After the joy of gathering with loved ones of course, chowing down on delicious holiday foods is chief among them! When you’re managing diabetes though, tempting traditional dishes can be dangerous to your health if you don’t take the…

The Benefits of Having a Lift Chair

Choosing the right furniture for your home is crucial for optimum function, comfort, and relaxation. On the list of essential furniture pieces to complete your home setup, reclining chairs are a staple. To make maneuvering and relaxation even easier though, you should be looking at lift recliners specifically. There are a lot of benefits a…

Homecare Comfort: How to Make Your At-Home Hospital Bed More Comfortable

Did you know that humans spend about one third of their lives sleeping? It’s true! On average, that’s about 26 years of sleeping. That’s a whole lot of time spent in bed! Now, imagine having a condition that renders you bedridden long-term. That bed is going to get uncomfortable fast. Fortunately, there are a few…

3 Winter Skin Care Tips to Keep You Glowing Year-Round

Even though it feels like fall has just begun, winter weather has a way of storming in before you know it. The cold and dry air (or dry heat down south) ushered in by the winter season can wreak havoc on your skin if you don’t use quality products and establish a good skin care…