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1.The Truth About Adjustable Beds by Christopher Smith
That suffering body has finally convinced you to enter into the world of adjustable beds. Before you go out and spend hundreds of dollars on such an investment, it's a smart idea to do a little ...
[Added: 17 Jan 2007   Hits: 1047   Words: 427]

2.Quick Review of Adjustable Beds by Christopher Smith
The goal of this article is to provide a brief overview of some of the more popular adjustable beds on the market today. Many of these beds can be found both online and at local retailers and include prominent manufacturers such as: Sleep Comfort, ...
[Added: 04 Jan 2007   Hits: 947   Words: 512]

3.Change in Lifestyle and Environment- The Secret to a Happy Retired Life. by Kanaga Siva
Change is inevitable. That is the law of nature. The natural process of aging is gradual and those who are near and dear to you seldom notice the changes. The fact remains that you are growing old. With ...
[Added: 03 Jan 2007   Hits: 827   Words: 605]

4.Housing Options for Seniors by TC Thorn
Many older people want to stay in their own homes or at least in the same neighborhood. The maintenance and upkeep of a large family home is not always a practical option, physically and financially. But a retirement home sounds so... ...
[Added: 13 Oct 2006   Hits: 765   Words: 646]

5.Hopes & Dreams: A Critical Ingredient In The Lives Of Caregivers And Their Loved Ones by Vicki Rackner MD
It's human nature to hang onto two basic hopes the hope of overcoming illness and the hope of delaying death. However, in many cases the reality is that your loved one faces a steady medical decline, a life-threatening illness or impending death. ...
[Added: 10 Sep 2006   Hits: 920   Words: 1058]

6.Early Retirement: What You Should Know. by Thomas G. Holmshaw
Forty years is a long time to have to wait to pursue the real pleasures in life, but when you think about it, that is exactly what we do all the while that we are looking ...
[Added: 23 Aug 2006   Hits: 816   Words: 528]

7.Caring For Dependent Relatives - Survival Guide by Aislinn O'Connor
Caring for dependent relatives, often elderly parents or special-needs children, can be one of the most isolating experiences most people ever have to face. Becoming a carer can sometimes be rewarding, but it's hardly ever easy. Here are some tips ...
[Added: 18 Aug 2006   Hits: 860   Words: 777]

8.Who Could Benefit From A Mobility Scooter? by Scootamart Staff
Anyone who struggles to walk or gets tired after walking a short distance could benefit from using a mobility scooter. Using an electric scooter is not an admission of defeat and can make a great deal of difference to your quality of life, and can even provide ...
[Added: 11 Aug 2006   Hits: 745   Words: 505]

9.Where To Buy Your Mobility Scooter by Scootamart Staff
Traditionally mobility scooters were only available at a small number of dedicated mobility dealers. These dealers were able to charge a premium as there was little or no local competition. Nowadays, due to the internet, and the large number ...
[Added: 11 Aug 2006   Hits: 780   Words: 556]

10.What Sort of Mobility Scooter Is Best For Me? by Scootamart Staff
The nature of the disability will go some way into determining what sort of mobility scooter will be the right one. If the disabled scooter is to completely replace a car, then a small boot scooter is unlikely to fit the bill. By the ...
[Added: 11 Aug 2006   Hits: 712   Words: 510]

11.What Is the Difference Between a Mobility Scooter and a Powerchair? by Scootamart Staff
Mobility scooters and powerchairs are often grouped together to differentiate them from traditional self-propelled, or pushed manual wheelchairs. There are however some fundamental differences between a mobility scooter and a powerchair. Mobility scooters have three or four wheels and are steered using ...
[Added: 11 Aug 2006   Hits: 726   Words: 519]

12.What Do Mobility Scooters Consist Of? by Scootamart Staff
Mobility Scooters usually consist of a base unit, the drive chain, the seat, and tiller, as well as the batteries and wheels. The base unit is the chassis that the other components are attached to. This chassis provides the area ...
[Added: 11 Aug 2006   Hits: 670   Words: 716]

13.Mobility Scooter Accessories by Scootamart Staff
Mobility Scooters can be customised to fit the user's exact needs. Depending on the model of scooter and the user's requirements, additional products can help you get even more out of your mobility scooter. The range of mobility scooter accessories includes various ...
[Added: 11 Aug 2006   Hits: 822   Words: 553]

14.How To Charge and Maintain Your Mobility Scooter by Scootamart Staff
First of all, it is important to follow the manufacturer's recommendations in the manual that came with the mobility scooter as each scooter will have different instructions. Depending on the instructions, you may need to recharge your scooter after each time you use ...
[Added: 11 Aug 2006   Hits: 731   Words: 628]