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Online Shopping: Tips for Seniors

Online Shopping: Tips for Seniors

12:00am Dec 05, 2018 | Admin - Acorn Stairlifts USA | Tips and Advice

Shopping online seems to be the preferred method when it comes to the holidays, especially for those who have mobility issues or trouble with transportation. Even though shopping online may be the most convenient option, be careful. Here are some tips to keep in mind to keep you and your information safe from scammers this holiday season.

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Travel Friendly Diabetic Tools

Travel Friendly Diabetic Tools

12:00am Nov 20, 2018 | Admin - Acorn Stairlifts USA | Tips and Advice

It’s the holiday season and with that comes more traveling. Traveling can be stressful in itself, and having to remember medications and figuring out the best way to carry them with you can overwhelm and even discourage some from traveling. Below is a quick list provided by Diabetes Self Management of useful tools to take with you to give you peace-of-mind and make traveling a bit easier.

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When is the Best Time to Take Medicine?

When is the Best Time to Take Medicine?

12:00am Nov 13, 2018 | Admin - Acorn Stairlifts USA | Tips and Advice

According to the CDC, about 50% of the time, medication is not taken as directed because they may not know the best time to take it. Most medicines simply say “take with food” or “take on an empty stomach.” Certain medications can be affected by when you eat, so how do you know when the best time to take your medicine is? Diabetes Self Management provides a little bit of guidance to help figure it out.

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Aging Spotlight - Charlotte Sanddal

Aging Spotlight - Charlotte Sanddal

12:00am Nov 06, 2018 | Admin - Acorn Stairlifts USA | Lifestyle

Meet Charlotte Sanddal, a 94-year-old from Montana who loves to swim and is part of the US Masters Swimming organization. Charlotte is the second oldest in the competition and is the World and two-time National Age Group Record Holder in the butterfly and breast stroke. Highlighted by Growing Bolder, Charlotte fights against the aging stereotypes, proving that age really is just a number.

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It's Diabetes National Month!

12:00am Nov 01, 2018 | Admin - Acorn Stairlifts USA | Health

In celebration of November as the National Diabetes Month, we hope to shed some light on differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes, know the truths versus myths about the disease, as well as share better practices to apply if you or your loved one have the disease.

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Our Stairlifts can Detect Obstructions on the Stairs

Our Stairlifts can Detect Obstructions on the Stairs

12:00am Oct 18, 2018 | Admin - Acorn Stairlifts USA | Elderly Care

An Acorn Stairlift will always spot an obstruction left on the stairs and react to safeguard you. Among many features included as standard, every Acorn Stairlift has a number of safety sensors. If these sensors come into contact with any obstruction on the stairs or the stairlift rail, they will automatically cut off power to the stairlift, bringing it to a gentle stop.

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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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