Posts from June, 2013

Cut Back on Your Repair Service Expenses, Learn Simple DIY Appliance Remedies

Knowing a thing or two about appliance repair can actually save you a significant amount of cash in the long run. Many homeowners immediately turn to professional services once they realize that something’s wrong with their appliances. However, sometimes these problems aren’t at all that serious and you only end up paying for services on… Read More…

Should Seniors Sell or Reverse Mortgage Their Houses?

Certain Indian seniors, particularly those who weren’t able to save for their retirement, are faced with the dilemma on whether they should sell or reverse mortgage their homes. Selling one’s home can be especially difficult when you’ve spent so much of your life in it. However, experts suggest that seniors opt for this option over… Read More…

Safety Tips on Exercising for Seniors

Exercise and physical activity can help us live longer and healthier lives. Many studies have been done to confirm that physical fitness can reduce the risk and the severity of many health conditions that affect our vitality as we age like high cholesterol, arthritis, diabetes, osteoporosis, anxiety, depression, and more. Staying physically fit and active… Read More…

Belize Zoo Improves Walkways for Handicaps and Elderly

Jerome Flores, a consultant for SHED (Stroller-Handicap-Elderly-Disabled), paid a visit to Belize Zoo to try out the new walkway. He was joined by Berto Wohlers and Tony Garel who managed the progress of SHED. The trio had a good “wheel around” the zoo. The difference between the loose-gravel pathway and the upgrade is something to… Read More…

$1.8 million to Improve Handicap Accessibility

An amount of $1.8 Million will help people with disabilities to easily get around Butte and provide more reliable bus transportation for the community. Five new Butte Silver Bow transit buses are coming in the area. The new rigs have a new style loading ramp for people with disabilities. Gary Keeler, Butte Silver Bow Transit… Read More…

Importance of Securing Home Efficiency

It can be extremely frustrating to realize that everything you’ve worked for, your home and everything in it, goes to waste due to carelessness. More and more fires and other hazards occur in homes mainly because their owners refuse to perform regular check up on them to see if everything is still fully functional and… Read More…

Benefits of a Fruits and Vegetables Diet for Seniors

Developed by researchers from Tufts University, My Plate for Older Adults emphasizes the importance of eating fresh fruits and vegetables to senior citizens. With foods such as broccoli, zucchini, berries and plum, researchers are hoping to replace the USDA food pyramid. Fruits and vegetables, and healthy eating in particular increase the functionality of a person’s… Read More…

What’s Keeping You from Securing Your Safety in Your Home?

Most families live through their every day lives without ensuring the security in their own homes. This makes them more vulnerable to various hazards. Even when you say that you’ve never really had any serious dilemmas that you weren’t able to handle, no one actually knows when one might occur, so it still pays to… Read More…

Seniors Clicking on to an Exciting New World

Elderly grandparents struggling to use a computer may soon be a thing of the past. In a world where everything is online, Ipswich seniors are taking the steps to become tech-savvy. Great grandmother Vi Jorgensen bought her very first iPad and she had not looked back then, she said. According to the 79-year-old, her new… Read More…

Fund-A-Chair Program by Convaid to Help Families Acquire Wheelchairs

Having a disabled or special need child in the family can be quite tough. Regardless of how parents strive for a sense of normalcy in the household and everyday routine, there are inevitable challenges that come along with the child’s condition. Moreover, wheelchairs, which are an essential part of a handicapped child or person’s life,… Read More…