One thing that’s often overlooked when making additions to mobile devices such as scooters, walkers, and wheelchairs, are cup holders. These devices are used daily for several hours a day and the option to carry a drink around isn’t always there, but staying hydrated is an important part in practicing better health. That’s when nifty gadgets like drink holders were created, to make life just a little bit easier on the go.
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Needs such as basic hygiene like shaving are often overlooked in those with disabilities, someone with Parkinson’s or MS doesn’t first think of shaving when adapting to their disability. Our hair never stops growing, so eventually the need for a safer alternative will arise. Nowadays, traditional razors have been replaced with electronic, safe gadgets that are meant to decrease the chance of shaving too deep.
For years beauty gurus have been looking to expand their horizons with “beauty hacks” that save time and money while being more efficient than traditional beauty lifestyles. Not long ago, dry shampoo was introduced into the world for those quick and easy touch-ups on those bad hair days. Now there’s another method of good hair care on the spot and that’s with the innovative Freshair Magic Shampoo Comb, introducing a new routine with waterless shampoo.
Holidays like Thanksgiving are meant for families to come together and gather around for a meal that’s sure to induce incredible sleepiness. These gatherings can be anywhere from five family members to fifty, but no matter the amount of people, it’s always the same preparation for the perfect Thanksgiving meal. Even without existing conditions such as Parkinson’s or Arthritis, preparing a meal that large is exhausting and it can damage anyone’s hands. Here’s a few ways to improve damage control during the holiday season.
There are thousands of situations in which physical therapy is needed nationwide, from pre-existing conditions, progressive conditions, and accidents, physical therapists are a blessing in disguise. Physical therapy is one of those regular occurrences in recovery that’s underrated and overlooked. It’s a vital part to recovery and unfortunately, not everyone can receive it.
There are more than 200,000 cases of congestive heart failure per year. The majority of those affected range in age, beginning at age 40 and up.
This is a usually a chronic condition in which the heart does not properly pump the blood as is required for a healthy heart.
Technology: You can't get away from it! For most people, it's a love-hate relationship — you can't live with it but you can't live without it! The older generation, in particular, has increasingly begun to understand the need and necessity of 'getting with the program' when it comes to modern day technology - even if it means an ongoing refusal to get an email account.
Seniors and others suffering from arthritis often find themselves housebound. If they are fortunate enough, they may have a good network of relatives or caregivers available to shuttle them to shops, restaurants, and doctor's appointments.
About 10 million Americans have a condition known as essential tremor, according to the International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF).
Do you have an elderly mother or grandmother who seems to be cold all the time no matter how much she adjusts the thermostat or covers up with blankets?
It is a common problem among senior citizens, male or female. We are excited to offer a new line of products called Janska Wellness Wear, a clothing line made to be comfortable while sitting.
Painting and other arts are popular among people with disabilities. Find out more about what binds the worlds of disability and art.