4 Ways to Modify your New Year’s Resolution for Success

By |December 22nd, 2015|

4 Ways to Modify your New Year’s Resolution for Success

What is a resolution? Google it and the first response is a “firm decision to do or not to do something.” Which means no hesitation, waffling or “sitting on the fence”. Because as we all know, if you “sit on the fence” you will only hurt […]

7 Senior friendly activities to share some joy with Grandma and Gramps

By |December 17th, 2015|

7 Senior friendly activities to share some joy with Grandma and Gramps
Forget about the wrapping paper, never ending holiday sales and the latest electronics. The greatest gift you can give is your time. You get to choose how you spend it and with whom. The holiday season provides  a great  opportunity to see your grandparents. […]

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 […]