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Food Poisoning Can Last a Lifetime

Posted by Bonnie Joffee on 3/12/2018 to Articles
Food Poisoning Can Last a Lifetime
March 18-24 is National Poison Prevention Week — a time to help prevent and treat poisonings of all kinds, including food, medications and household items. This article provides helpful information about long term effects.

Allopathy or Homeopathy

Posted by Bonnie Joffe on 2/22/2018 to Articles
Allopathy or Homeopathy
It seems as though there is a consistent debate regarding the effectiveness of homeopathic medicine versus the practice of traditional allopathic medicine. So what’s the difference? Let's find out.

Anosmia: A Taste and Smell Disorder

Posted by Bonnie Joffe on 1/5/2018 to Articles
Anosmia: A Taste and Smell Disorder
Are you finding that food does not taste or smell quite as robust as in the past? Are you adding more salt, pepper or other condiments to adjust for your lack of taste in the foods you have always enjoyed?

Is it Bursitis Or Arthritis?

Posted by Bonnie Joffe on 12/23/2017
Is it Bursitis Or Arthritis?
Physical ailments that start affecting us as we age can sometimes be burdensome.

Living with Congestive Heart Failure

Posted by Bonnie Joffe on 11/30/2017 to Articles
Living with Congestive Heart Failure

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 and the Aging Population

Posted by Bonnie Joffe on 10/27/2017 to Around The House
Technology and the Aging Population

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.

Staying Young at Heart in Mind and Body

Posted by Bonnie Joffe on 9/7/2017 to Around The House
Staying Young at Heart in Mind and Body
Growing older has its perks for sure... we tend to feel more grounded and appreciate the smaller things in life. If we are lucky enough, watch our grandchildren grow up and flourish and have enough money to enjoy retirement.

Restless Leg Syndrome: Causes and Remedies

Posted by Bonnie Joffe on 7/26/2017 to For Your Comfort
Restless Leg Syndrome: Causes and Remedies
Who would think that Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) would be given its own spot on the calendar as Restless Syndrome Month?

A Little Help Equals a Big Difference

Posted by Tanika on 7/2/2017 to Around The House
A Little Help Equals a Big Difference
If you or a loved one are in your elderly years, have a chronic health condition, and/or disability, performing normal day to day tasks may be complicated for you. Tasks that the average person considers simple may not be so simple to you. Everyday activities such as opening doors, putting away or retrieving items, etc. may be complicated for you. We are going to discuss some adaptive tools and gadgets that can uncomplicate these tasks and others.

Keeping Safe on Father's Day

Posted by Bonnie Joffe on 6/7/2017 to On The Move
Keeping Safe on Father's Day
Father's' Day is just around the corner. The plans for the family barbecue, picnic or outing are well under way. So... bring on the hot dogs, burgers, grilled corn and potato salad!

Why do senior citizens get so cold?

Posted by Matt on 3/27/2017 to For Your Comfort
Why do senior citizens get so cold?

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.

Essential Tremor Awareness

Posted by Matt on 3/17/2017 to Articles

Art thrives in the disability community

Posted by Matt on 10/14/2016 to Articles
Art thrives in the disability community

Painting and other arts are popular among people with disabilities. Find out more about what binds the worlds of disability and art.

Self Improvement is for Seniors Too: Self Improvement Month

Posted by Tanika on 9/21/2016 to Articles
Self Improvement is for Seniors Too:  Self Improvement Month

September is designated as Self-Improvement Month. It is the perfect time to reflect on necessary changes and set new goals.

Eyes Have It: National Eye Exam Month

Posted by Tanika on 8/25/2016 to Articles
Eyes Have It:  National Eye Exam Month

Sears Optical established August as National Eye Exam Month in 1989. Ophthalmologists promote eye health and safety, and in particular the importance of routine eye exams, during this month.

How to keep and maintain a urine bottle

Posted by Matt on 8/3/2016 to On The Move
How to keep and maintain a urine bottle

Carrying your urine bottle discreetly and keeping it clean can be a challenge, but here is some wise advice.

What kind of knee pad do I need?

Posted by Matt on 8/3/2016 to On The Move
What kind of knee pad do I need?

Got knee pain? A knee pad might not solve everything, but it can do more than you might think ... if you get the right kind.

Pasta Lover's Celebrate National Lasagna Day!

Posted by Tanika on 7/29/2016 to In The Kitchen
Pasta Lover's Celebrate National Lasagna Day!

For all of the pasta lovers, Friday July 29, 2016 was a national day to celebrate one of the most beloved pasta dishes. This date has been set aside to appreciate the layered combination of meat, pasta, cheese and sauce, also known as lasagna.

Mobility should include car travel

Posted by Matt on 7/21/2016 to On The Move
Mobility should include car travel

Wheelchairs are awesome, but you need a way to carry it with you when you travel. That's what we're here for.

The ultimate aids for power napping

Posted by Matt on 7/20/2016 to For Your Comfort

Napping isn't necessarily a bad habit. Use nap time productively with these eye and sinus masks.

Lighting Up the Sky: Fireworks Safety Month

Posted by Tanika on 6/27/2016 to Articles
Fireworks can be beautiful to look at and a great source of entertainment for people of all ages, but they can also be dangerous. June is Fireworks Safety Month, a good time to take a few minutes to brush up on or learn fireworks safety.

Save Yourself From Seating Pain

Posted by Matt on 6/8/2016 to For Your Comfort
Save Yourself From Seating Pain

Before you throw out that old chair, just consider fixing it up with a modern cushion with a smart, equal weight distribution design.

Eye See You: Cataract Awareness Month

Posted by Tanika on 6/1/2016 to Articles
Eye See You:  Cataract Awareness Month
Cataracts affect more than 20 million people age 40 and older. Learn more about what they are, what causes them, the symptoms to look for, and their treatments, during Cataract Awareness Month.

Avoid bad luck on Friday the 13th

Posted by Matt on 5/13/2016 to Articles
Avoid bad luck on Friday the 13th

There's no need to fear slips and falls this Friday the 13th, so long as you have our non-slip socks on stand-by.

Independent Eating

Posted by Shelley on 1/15/2016 to In The Kitchen
Independent Eating

E-Z Eat promotes independent eating in those with disabilities that diminish the use of hands.