Top 10 Christmas Gifts for Granny and Gramps

By |November 25th, 2015|

Top 10 Christmas Gifts for Granny and Gramps
Put down the fruitcake, pajamas and slippers.Those are easy, safe gifts. You are better than that. This year you will not utter the line “what do you get the person who has everything” to anybody. In fact, you will offer ideas because you are now part of Santa’s […]

Why I Took 5 Years to Buy a Stair Lift

By |November 5th, 2015|

Why I Took 5 Years to Buy a Stair Lift
When I was young, I played any sport I could my hands on. Hockey, rugby, soccer, basketball, tennis, you name it, I loved them all. But not so much for my knees. So when I hit the big 6-O, I found myself waking in bed […]

How much does a stair lift cost

By |November 4th, 2015|

How much does a stair lift cost?

There are 2 basic types of stair lifts: straight and curved. Straight stair lifts are usually stocked by local dealers and can be installed in less than one day. A straight stair lift typically costs between $2500 (entry level) up to $5000 including the installation services. Straight stair lifts […]

Open House – SILVER CROSS Oakville

By |February 20th, 2015|

Silver Cross will organize an open house event at its new showroom located at 298 Speers Rd,  Oakville, Ontario. This open house event will start on Wednesday, February 18, and end on Saturday, February 21.

The open house event will feature top notch healthcare products from different manufacturers in the industry. You will be able to […]

History’s most bizarre diets

By |June 17th, 2013|

History’s most bizarre diets

History is filled with people trying to lose weight and be healthy. While this is certainly a goal worth striving for, there unfortunately have been quite a few bizarre and downright unhealthy diets that have temporarily gained popularity. While some of these ridiculous diets might seem absurd to us today, there […]

Strange but True Medical Health Devices

By |June 15th, 2013|

History is filled with creative but bizarre medical devices. Before the regulation and standardization of healthcare, doctors had a great deal of leniency regarding the types of procedures they could perform on their “patients” or perhaps “victims” would be a better term! Fortunately, medical care has advanced greatly in the past few decades and […]

Bizarre Health Fads

By |May 28th, 2013|

Staying healthy is an important and responsible way to live a long and fulfilled life. There are a lot of great ways to stay as healthy as possible. There are no real shortcuts, we all have to do the basics. Making the correct food choices, exercising regularly, seeing your doctor regularly, and having the […]

Home Health Remedies That Actually Work

By |May 23rd, 2013|

These days, a lot of people are skeptical about “homemade” health solutions. Many people insist on going to the doctor every time they have a health issue. While this is certainly a good idea for serious health problems, you can save a lot of time and money on some minor issues that come up […]

Healthcare Myths Everyone Should Know About

By |May 16th, 2013|

Taking care of your health and living a healthy lifestyle is something that most responsible adults put serious time and thought into. Eating the right foods, staying physically active, and avoiding unhealthy habits are all smart ways to maximize the chances of living a long and fruitful life. However, there is a great deal […]

How Stem Cell Research Will Profoundly Alter Baby Boomer’s Life Span

By |May 9th, 2013|

Technology is moving at an exceedingly rapid pace. It seems as though every year there is a whole new universe of gadgets and computers filling the store shelves and holiday wish lists. However, more important than almost any of those inventions is the continued rapid pace of medical technology, in particular stem cell technology.