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Aging Spotlight - George Etzweiler

Aging Spotlight - George Etzweiler

12:00am Feb 04, 2019 | Admin - Acorn Stairlifts USA | Lifestyle

George Etzweiler couldn not run a mile until he was 50 years old. Now, 48 years later, he is setting records by running up mountains. In the past year he has set the all-time record for the Mount Washington Road Race in New Hampshire — a 7-mile run straight up the highest peak of the mountain, reaching 4,700 feet!

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Tips for Sleeping Better with Arthritis

Tips for Sleeping Better with Arthritis

12:00am Jan 31, 2019 | Admin - Acorn Stairlifts USA | Tips and Advice

Sleep is essential to healthy living. Between running errands, going to work or staying up late to finish any unfinished business, sleep can be difficult to achieve. We need plenty of rest to make sure we are awake and ready for the day to come, but what happens to sleep for people dealing with the pain of arthritis? Arthritis adds pressure and pain to certain joints which can make it difficult for some to get to sleep. 

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Benefits of Technology for Seniors and Caregivers

Benefits of Technology for Seniors and Caregivers

12:00am Jan 24, 2019 | Admin - Acorn Stairlifts USA | Lifestyle

Technology is everywhere, from cars that drive themselves to our phones that can track traffic conditions, we live in a technology-dependent society. Learning to adapt to these new technologies can sometimes seem off-putting to some seniors. But using these technologies could be beneficial to both seniors and their caregivers. Technology in the homes of seniors can give peace of mind to family members and caregivers knowing that their senior loved one is okay alone and make seniors’ lives easier.

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Seniors and Scams

Seniors and Scams

12:00am Jan 22, 2019 | Admin - Acorn Stairlifts USA | Tips and Advice

According to a Senate committee report released last week, older adults lose an estimated $2.9 billion a year to financial scams. Scams, unfortunately seem to target those 65 and older. See the top 10 scam subjects that target older adults and how you can tell if it is a fraud or not.

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Are Your Stairs Trying to Tell you Something?

Are Your Stairs Trying to Tell you Something?

12:00am Dec 27, 2018 | Admin - Acorn Stairlifts USA | Lifestyle

If your home has more than one floor, going up and down the stairs is something you do each and every day, and possibly without giving it much thought. But, just stop for a moment and consider how you use the stairs, and what it might say about you and your changing needs. If you worry about using the stairs, then your stairs may be telling you something. It could be that it’s time for some help with an Acorn Stairlift.

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Wearable Technology Can Help Monitor Health

Wearable Technology Can Help Monitor Health

12:00am Dec 07, 2018 | Admin - Acorn Stairlifts USA | Health

New advances in technology have allowed us to use our phones to pick up groceries with just a few clicks, and the same goes for tracking our health. New wearable technology devices are able to track and monitor our health, eliminating having to wait for your next doctor visit. These new gadgets can track heart rate, calories and even sleep patterns, and can even alert you if something is off.

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