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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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    Sleep Can Help you Remember

    Sleep Can Help you Remember

    12:00am Aug 24, 2018 | Admin - Acorn Stairlifts USA | Health

    We do a number of things during the day, some important, some not. From the moment we wake up we immerse ourselves in our typical morning routines, or the not so typical events like rushing into a meeting to determine an important business decision. Recently, a study published in Cell Reports shows that good sleep is a key factor in helping the brain distinguish and remember more important information over a common one.

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    Walking Can Ease Arthritis

    Walking Can Ease Arthritis

    12:00am Aug 16, 2018 | Admin - Acorn Stairlifts USA | Tips and Advice

    According to the NCOA, 1 in almost 10 adults in the U.S. have osteoarthritis. Recently, the Arthritis Foundation has rolled out a six-week program called Walk With Ease that teaches you how to make exercising a part of your daily life. The program is designed to help reduce the pain and discomfort of arthritis, increase balance and strength, build confidence when it comes to being active and improve your overall health.

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    5 Tips for Moving Your Older Loved One

    5 Tips for Moving Your Older Loved One

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

    Moving is stressful for anyone at any age, and can be even more when the person you’re moving is an older adult. From figuring out time to help pack up the house to knowing what items to keep and which need to be let go, moving can be a long, daunting task. Luckily, A Place for Mom provides a quick list of 5 helpful tips to consider when the time calls for relocating an older loved one.

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    The Health Benefits of Yogurt

    The Health Benefits of Yogurt

    12:00am Aug 10, 2018 | Admin - Acorn Stairlifts USA | Health

    There are surprisingly good facts about eating yogurt. According to a study reported in the American Journal of Hypertension, a diet that includes yogurt can help lower the risk of cardiovascular disease in people with high blood pressure. The results show that both men and women who included more yogurt in their diet had an average of 20% lower risk of developing coronary heart disease or a stroke. 

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