Month: December 2018

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: How to Know if You’re at Risk

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) affects millions of individuals in the U.S. alone. Also called myalgic encephalomyelitis, it could happen to virtually anyone. However, certain individuals are predisposed to developing the illness more than others. Since the causes of CFS have yet to be determined, experts know the risk of chronic fatigue due to correlation or circumstances appearing …

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Non-Proportional Drive Control Options for Powered Wheelchairs

As you or your loved one age, there are different issues that crop up. One of these is a range of disorders that affect mobility, including higher risk of fractures, weak bones, and arthritis, among other nervous and musculoskeletal disorders. The conditions might prove to be a significant impediment to the extent to which you …

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Facts to Know About the Aging Population of Rhode Island

The United States might be aging, but its growth can vary among states. Here’s a look at the population of Rhode Island: 1. Median Age The median age in Rhode Island is 40.2, according to the 2016 American Community Survey of the U.S. Census Bureau. It makes its population older than New York, California, and …

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How to Choose a Mobility Equipment for Seniors

Seniors often have a hard time moving around as their range of motion becomes extremely limited. Fortunately, there’s a wide range of mobility equipment for the elderly nowadays that can help them move independently despite the limitations they experience. With the numerous choices, however, it makes sense to think through the options before making a …

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What You Should Do When You Have to Settle Sky-Rocketing Medical Bills

Recovering from sickness, injury or accident can be a tough process. Your situation may even get worse once you realize that you have to pay for a high medical bill. If you have insurance coverage and savings in the bank, that’s well and good. But not everyone has money to spend or has someone to …

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Empowering Persons with Disability with the Right Mobility Equipment

Medical and rehabilitation equipment must be durable and reliable. More than anything, they must fit the needs of the individual. Buying the wrong equipment is costly and wasteful, and it does not help a person with a disability to “make do” with what is available. Choosing the right mobility equipment for a loved one with …

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