Physical Health

The Real (& Remarkable) Deal About Cardio: YMCA

June 27, 2018

Healthy Living Long before Jane Fonda donned her first pair of leg warmers, “cardio” has been a major buzz word in the exercise world. According to an article published by Muscle Mag Fitness, both the term and the style of exercise were introduced in 1968 by a team working at San Antonio Air Force Hospital …

How a Lift Chair Could Greatly Benefit You or Someone You Know

May 24, 2018

Healthy Living While you may not know exactly what a Lift Chair is or who benefits from one, the chances are you have seen one before. That’s because a Lift Chair looks no different from a standard reclining chair – it just has additional features! What is a Lift Chair? A Lift Chair is a …

The Best 10 Minute Workout- Wherever You Are!

April 29, 2018

Healthy Living We totally get it. There are days when you just can’t get to the gym. The weather is terrible; your kids are sick; or you just can’t find the motivation to get out of the house. Be encouraged! In just 10 minutes, you can get a great workout wherever you are. Here are 12 key …

Overcoming Limitations: Experiencing Freedom & Independence in Your Home

April 29, 2018

Healthy Living One Friday evening, just as I turned on the stove to begin making dinner, the phone rang. I turned the burner off (safety first!) and answered. The caller was Bill, asking if we would be willing to open our office the following day to show his dad a stairlift. He explained that the family …

MORE DIY Tips to Living Independently

March 28, 2018

Healthy Living Many older individuals are choosing to age in place, rather than leaving their home. Many homes require obvious home modifications such as stair lifts, ramps, and grab bars, that enable individuals to safely remain independent in their homes. However, these products do not address the smaller day-to-day tasks that can also prove a challenge. As a …

DIY Tips to Living Independently

February 26, 2018

Healthy Living Many older individuals are choosing to age in place, rather than leaving their home. Many homes also require obvious home modifications such as stair lifts, ramps, and grab bars, that enable individuals to safely remain independent in their homes. However, these products do not address the smaller day-to-day tasks that can also prove a challenge. Read …

The Benefits of Socializing as a Senior

February 22, 2018

Senior Scene As adults age, it’s common to spend more time alone and less time engaging in social situations.  A diminishing social life can lead to social isolation, which presents dangerous health risks. Social isolation can lead to poor emotional health and depression, high blood pressure, decreased physical health, and a decreased sense of well-being. …

Mobility Aids: Tips on How to Broach the Topic with Parents & Older Relatives

January 26, 2018

Healthy Living As the Baby Boomer generation ages, there is an increasing trend in choosing to “Age in Place” rather than in a nursing home or assisted living facility. With this push toward an independent lifestyle comes a great adversity toward the mere suggestion of using a scooter or stairlift. In fact, merely mentioning that …

Creating Accessibility in Your Home: Choosing the Best Stairlift

December 21, 2017

Healthy Living “My husband has knee problems, and he’s having trouble getting up and down the stairs in our home. It’s painful for him, and I’m worried that he might hurt himself. My friend has a stairlift and we are interested in getting one, but we aren’t sure what we need or where to buy …

Mobility & Accessibility Solutions from 101 Mobility

November 27, 2017

Special Feature Regaining vertical mobility has never been easier in this day and age, and with a stairlift installed into your home you or a loved one can be on the fast track to independence. A question that is commonly asked amongst individuals looking for a stairlift is, “Can I rent or buy this life-changing product?” The …