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Senior Safety Tip No. 3: Exercise Safety

Senior Safety Tip No. 3: Exercise Safety

Exercise is important for your overall well-being, doing so will release endorphins that improves positive emotion and self-esteem along with a string of long term health benefits. But using the stairs as a tool for working out can be very dangerous. 

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Arthritis and yoga

Arthritis and yoga

It is said that yoga has many benefits, especially for those with arthritis. Yoga can ease certain pains in your joints and help boosts your overall flexibility, but a recent study has shown that almost 11% of people doing yoga are doing it wrong, causing them to experience some pain when they shouldn’t. Here are some quick tips to help you stay safe while doing yoga.

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Summertime and diabetes

Summertime and diabetes

Summer is approaching and now that winter will be officially over, plans to be out in the sun will be in place. Summertime can call for treats we might not usually indulge in, more physical activities than we had in the winter and summer vacations. But what does that mean or those with diabetes? According to DiabetesSelfManagement.com, the warm weather is the perfect time to pay close attention to your diabetes.

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5 tips for a good night’s sleep!

5 tips for a good night’s sleep!

One of the single most important factors in maintaining good health, both physical and mental, is being able to get a good night’s sleep. Sleep is the body’s way of recharging for the day ahead. If you have a difficult time getting to sleep, try these 5 tips to try at home to help you rest.

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Senior Safety Tip No. 1: Home Safety

Senior Safety Tip No. 1: Home Safety

As we age, the potential of falling increases and being aware of potential dangers in and out of the home means you can better prepare for any emergencies that may occur. June is National Safety Month and for the entire month of June we will be sharing tips on how to keep you and your loved ones safe in and outside of the home. Today’s tip involves the safety of you and your stairs.

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Caregiving: Tips for doctors appointments

Caregiving: Tips for doctors appointments

Caring for someone you love can be difficult, especially when you have a life of your own. You have to worry about making time to attend to their needs, which can include going to doctor appointments with them.  The National Institute on Aging provides 8 tips for caregivers when dealing with doctor appointments.

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5 Arthritis-friendly tips for taking photos

5 Arthritis-friendly tips for taking photos

Having arthritis can make life more challenging due to the aches and pains from the arthritis and the lack of ability to do the things that were once easy to do — especially if what you love to do involves your hands, like photography. Arthritis.org partnered with Wendy Sacks, a fine art photographer who has both arthritis and gout, to share 5 arthritis-friendly ways to keep taking photos even while suffering from arthritis.

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10 Features to look for when buying a stairlift.

10 Features to look for when buying a stairlift.

Whatever you’re buying, from a washing machine to a new car, there will always be certain features that should be essential or that matter most to you. That’s usually the case when someone is buying a stairlift, so to help you decide, here are 10 stairlift features to look for when purchasing a stairlift...

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Experiencing pain? Try aromatherapy

Experiencing pain? Try aromatherapy

According to arthritis.org, if you are experiencing arthritic pain, try aromatherapy. “Aromas can heal by enhancing our memory and changing emotions that affect the body’s stress response” says Esther Sternberg, MD, a rheumatologist, interviewed by arthritis.org. Aromatherapy is good for pain, anxiety, rejuvenation and many others. 

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Don’t take our word for it…hear what our customers say

Don’t take our word for it…hear what our customers say

Here at Acorn Stairlifts we actively seek feedback from our customers. It has helped us shape and refine our products and services over the years, but it also reminds us of the positive impact our stairlifts make on people’s lives. Below are comments we’ve received recently from people who are now enjoying the daily benefits of their Acorn Stairlift.

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