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Arthritis: The Most Common Cause of Disability

May is National Arthritis Awareness month. Arthritis affects approximately 53 million adults and 300,000 children in the United States making arthritis one of the most common diseases in the country.  According to studies done by the National Health Interview Survey, these numbers are projected to grow over the next 30 years as a large segment […]

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How Walk In Tubs Help the Elderly Combat Cold Weather

Besides being plainly uncomfortable, cold weather presents significant health challenges to the elderly. Every year, cold snaps claim the lives of seniors who are unable to physically adjust to the temperature changes they experience. To most younger and middle aged adults, some of these temperature drops seem relatively insignificant and for that reason, it’s immensely […]

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