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The Military-Level CPR and First Aid Kit Essentials Required for Gun Shootings Response

  With the mystifying yet frightening increase of active shooter events, terrorist attacks, and mass casualty events (bombings), there is an increasing necessity for improved response kits and general public training, for the safety of our nation. This article will look at the military-level CPR and first aid kit essentials required for gun shootings response, [...]

By | 2020-07-27T11:57:24+00:00 September 23rd, 2019|Cool Stuff, Guest Posts|Comments Off on The Military-Level CPR and First Aid Kit Essentials Required for Gun Shootings Response

Evolution of Medicine

Surprising but true - medicine is getting increasingly advanced, judging by the fact that life expectancy has increased around the globe. In 1840, a woman was expected to live only 42 years. In 2019, a man can expect to reach 84! More women over forty are getting pregnant these days because they know that they [...]

By | 2020-08-14T09:53:18+00:00 September 2nd, 2019|Cool Stuff, Guest Posts|Comments Off on Evolution of Medicine

Benefits of Medical Alert Systems

Caregivers are like superheroes. They give their all every day to make sure their loved ones or seniors are well cared for. But according to a CDC survey, they often find it hard to manage stress, balance their home and work responsibilities, and find time for themselves. That's where medical alert systems come in. Medical [...]

By | 2019-06-11T09:59:17+00:00 June 11th, 2019|Cool Stuff, Daily Living Aids, Guest Posts|Comments Off on Benefits of Medical Alert Systems

Holiday Medical Gift Guide 2018

With the holidays coming up, it's time to turn on the creativity and get those gifts stacked up. To give you a head start, we've put together some of our favorite medical gift ideas under $100. With products for seniors, patients, mothers, children and everyone in between, there's something for everyone on your list! Enjoy this wonderful [...]

By | 2019-03-04T13:46:57+00:00 November 22nd, 2018|Cool Stuff, Features, Guides|Comments Off on Holiday Medical Gift Guide 2018

Products Designed for the Greatest Generation

As our loved ones age, many tasks become frustrating, difficult or even painful. Thankfully, today's technology is stepping in in a big way to make the lives of seniors, people with disabilities and their caregivers easier. Whether it's keeping up with your daily schedule, eating with ease or preventing falls, these 5 cool product videos [...]

By | 2019-03-04T13:46:58+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Cool Stuff, Features|Comments Off on Products Designed for the Greatest Generation

The Wheelchair Zayn Chose

If you're choosing a wheelchair, here's a secret tip to help you along: we know which wheelchair the celebrities prefer - especially for temporary use. This week, Zayn Malik, British singer and songwriter, made the news when he was spotted in a wheelchair for a mysterious injury that only lasted long enough to create some [...]

By | 2019-03-04T13:47:00+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Cool Stuff, Wheelchairs|4 Comments

Wheelchair Accessibility Bloopers

   Accessibility, or rather the lack thereof, has become an increasing issue for wheelchair users around the globe. Another prevalent issue, it seems, is that there are a lot of “accessibility” features that turn out to be accessibility bloopers and leave wheelchair users just as stranded as they would have been without them. […]

By | 2019-03-04T13:47:00+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Cool Stuff, Spotlight on: Disability|Comments Off on Wheelchair Accessibility Bloopers

Animal Wheelchairs Part I

The use of dog wheelchairs have become very common, but there are many other animals who have been fitted with wheelchairs to help them get around – here we cover the many types of animals out there who are disabled but independent thanks to their cute little (or big and bulky) custom made wheelchairs. […]

By | 2019-03-04T13:47:00+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Cool Stuff, Spotlight on: Disability|Comments Off on Animal Wheelchairs Part I

DIY Decorated Mobility Aids: A Pictorial

Mobility Aids Don't Need to be Ugly When an individual is elderly or disabled and needs help getting around, it can be hard to accept a mobility aid of any type as a new full-time companion, whether it's a temporary or permanent solution. This can be especially true if you can't afford to buy an expensive, [...]

By | 2020-02-18T15:01:44+00:00 February 17th, 2017|Cool Stuff, Spotlight on: Disability|Comments Off on DIY Decorated Mobility Aids: A Pictorial