Handicare Blog

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Keep updated on the latest trends and tips from experts as well as stories from homeowners who have chosen to stay at home and age in place.

Be a Mental Health Hero: How to Support a Loved One Living With Depression and Anxiety

When someone is living with a disability, many of the physical challenges they overcome on a daily basis are obvious to those around them. But...

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How to Cope With Joint Pain

We all have an elderly relative who will loudly proclaim, “Rain is on the way. My knees are aching.” Turns out, it may not be...

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The Health Benefits of Enjoying the Great Outdoors

For many seniors, the daily routine during the winter season takes place mostly indoors, especially if the cold weather causes discomfort or winter conditions provoke...

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Six Ways to Avoid Slip and Fall Accidents at Home

Falls and slips are the leading cause of injury in the home. It can happen to anyone, as none of us are immune to gravity....

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5 Safety Tips for Using a Stairlift

Stairlifts are mechanized devices designed to help mobility-impaired individuals move up and down the stairs safely in their homes. Consisting of a mechanized chair attached...

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How to Use Your Tax Return to Improve Your Quality of Life

Getting a tax refund can feel like getting a “big kid Christmas present,” Everyone deserves a little treat now and again, but we suggest spending...

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Aging in Place With Your Valentine

Love is in the air, as we celebrate Valentine’s Day this month. Perhaps there is no sweeter love story than that of an aging couple...

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Handicare Meets Hollywood

We’re Speechless about Handicare’s Ceiling Lift, Independent Lifter and Freecurve stairlift being featured on the hit TV show Speechless. Speechless airs Friday nights on ABC...

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Product Spotlight: Manual Transfer Aids

Ever visit someone at a hospital or home and notice nurses or care workers using funny shaped devices to either help your loved one sit...

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How to Choose the Proper Sling

So, you need a sling. Whether you have a ceiling lift or floor lift, neither do you much good without a sling. A sling is...

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Ceiling Lifts vs. Floor Lifts: Which is Right for your Home?

Purchasing a ceiling lift or floor lift can be a daunting task especially if this is your families first purchase. Like buying a new car...

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Vacationing with the FST-300

You’re going along, enjoying your summer when you look at your calendar and realize it’s almost August already. In a month, stores will be choc...

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