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    World Arthritis Day!

    World Arthritis Day!

    12:00am Oct 12, 2018 | Admin - Acorn Stairlifts USA | Health

    Today is World Arthritis Day! World Arthritis Day was developed in 1996 and is designed to help raise awareness for all types of arthritis. Today the Arthritis Foundation has launched their Live Yes! Campaign, which can connect you to others who understand what it is like living with arthritis.

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    Daily Aspirin May Not Good for Healthy Older Adults

    Daily Aspirin May Not Good for Healthy Older Adults

    12:00am Sep 27, 2018 | Admin - Acorn Stairlifts USA | Health

    Many older people take an aspirin daily as a general preventative measure to help guard against a number of age-related medical conditions. However, a new study suggests that people in good health and with no history of heart problems or stroke should not take a daily aspirin, as it has no benefit and could actually increase the risk of potentially fatal internal bleeding in the brain and the gastrointestinal tract.

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    The Outdoors and Your Brain Health

    The Outdoors and Your Brain Health

    12:00am Sep 24, 2018 | Admin - Acorn Stairlifts USA | Tips and Advice

    Stress can raise your blood pressure, increase tensions in your muscles and overwhelm you with high feelings of anxiety. High stress not only affects you physically, but stress can also affect your brain health. Studies show that spending time outside can help improve your brain health. Spending time outside can increase the feeling of contentment, reduce the feelings of anxiety, and impacts your immune and nervous system.

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    5 Ways to Reverse Feeling Lonely as a Caregiver

    5 Ways to Reverse Feeling Lonely as a Caregiver

    12:00am Sep 14, 2018 | Admin - Acorn Stairlifts USA | Tips and Advice

    Caring for someone is a rewarding experience and at the same time a major challenge both mentally and physically. Depending on the situation, it may lead to loneliness at certain times. There is also the high probability that a caregiver knows very well the sense of being left burdened by responsibilities of helping another. Sixty and Me shares 5 ways to overcome the feeling of loneliness:

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    Struggling to Sleep? Try These Tips for a Restful Night

    Struggling to Sleep? Try These Tips for a Restful Night

    12:00am Aug 31, 2018 | Admin - Acorn Stairlifts USA | Tips and Advice

    One of the basic building blocks for a happier and healthier life is the ability to enjoy a good night’s sleep. As anyone who struggles with sleep will tell you, everything seems 10 times worse when you’re tired and sleep-deprived. Lack of sleep on a regular basis can have serious effects on our mental and physical health. As well as making us feel moody, anxious or overly-emotional, it can also increase our propensity for obesity, heart disease and even diabetes. Here are 10 tips that may help you get a better night's sleep.

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    Driving Safety for Seniors

    Driving Safety for Seniors

    12:00am Aug 29, 2018 | Admin - Acorn Stairlifts USA | Health

    Age can affect the way we drive and sometimes, being advanced in age may be a critical concern for safety on the road.  A Place for Mom shares factors that affect one’s ability to drive along with helpful tips on how we can keep our senior loved ones safe while they drive.

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