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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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    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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