Stay Safe at Home with Fall Prevention Products

Stay Safe at Home with Fall Prevention Products

There’s no place like home…… For most of us, our goal is to age in place at home. Unfortunately, that is where most falls occur. As we age, health issues that affect our balance, coordination and vision make falls more likely. Fortunately, there are many products that are relatively inexpensive to invest in, that assist

May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month-Take Action With Us!

Enjoying these sunny days?? Be aware- Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States! Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is the main cause of skin cancer. UV damage can also cause wrinkles and blotches or spots on your skin. The good news is that skin cancer can be prevented,

Wheelchair Basics: Standard, Lightweight or Transport?

Shopping for a wheelchair?  Basically there are two different types: transport wheelchairs and standard or lightweight wheelchairs. The main difference between the two types of wheelchairs is the size of the rear wheels. On the transport chair, the rear wheels are the same size (or only slightly larger) as the front casters.  On a standard

Trouble sleeping? Get more Florida sunshine

It’s the time of year everyone loves in Florida…Spring. Beautiful weather and plenty of activities have us heading outdoors.  Most of us are well aware of the dangers of too much sun exposure but did you of know there are many health benefits of sunlight? When outdoors, always protect your skin and keep these benefits

Ready to scoot this Spring? Choosing the right power mobility scooter

Sunny, spring days are just around the corner here in Florida.  In a short time we will “spring” our clocks ahead. That means extra daylight hours to enjoy the beautiful Florida sunshine. If mobility limitations are keeping you from doing what you love, it’s time to consider a mobility scooter. Keep in mind the following points when making

Have a seat, put your feet up…..your heart will thank you

February is all about hearts. There’s Valentine’s Day on the 14tn and it’s also heart awareness month. Keep your heart healthy by monitoring your diet, tobacco use, blood pressure, physical activity, weight, cholesterol and diabetes. If your heart cannot pump enough blood to the rest of your body, your heart will fail. Symptoms of heart

Protecting Your Eyes – Listen Up Florida Golfers!

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month: Listen up Florida golfers!

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month As we close out the month, remember that living in the sunshine state exposes our eyes to UV Rays which over time can contribute to many eye problems. One of the leading causes of vision loss for older Americans is macular degeneration. Cataracts are another way vision is compromised through