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Tricking yourself into eating more fruits and vegetables

Posted on September 24th, 2015 in Uncategorized by ElectricScooterBlogger |

September is recognized as Fruits and Veggies month! We here at Electric Scooter Store always encourage you to live a healthier lifestyle, and what could be healthier than fruits and vegetables? But, we understand that introducing them into your diet is not always easy. That’s why we’ve come up with some ways that you can […]

Getting your cholesterol levels down

Posted on September 17th, 2015 in Uncategorized by ElectricScooterBlogger |

So, you’ve just gotten back from your doctor, and you’ve gotten the news that you need to lower your cholesterol. Now what? Well, there are a few easy things you can do to get that number down. Since September marks National Cholesterol Education Month, we thought we would touch on a few of those points: […]

Navigating stairs

Posted on August 27th, 2015 in Uncategorized by ElectricScooterBlogger |

In last week’s blog, we talked about shower safety and what Older Americans can do to make this ordinary task a little easier. For today’s blog, we’re going to talk about another aspect of the home that can become daunting to those with limited mobility: the stairs A number of retirees find themselves leaving beloved […]

Shower safety for Older Americans

Posted on August 20th, 2015 in Uncategorized by ElectricScooterBlogger |

Studies have shown the benefits of aging in home. Yet, why is it that so many Older Americans find themselves packing up and moving into a retirement community or assisted living facility? For many, the answer is because our aging bodies just make it harder to get around. Things such as stairs, bathtubs and even […]

The problem with flip-flops

Posted on July 23rd, 2015 in Uncategorized by ElectricScooterBlogger |

Last week’s blog touched on some of the common mistakes when it comes to applying sunscreen. In today’s blog, we would like to talk about another mistake people make when it comes to summer—and that has to do with footwear. A lot of us like to wear flip-flops during the summer months, and why not? […]

Avoiding sunburns

Posted on July 16th, 2015 in Uncategorized by ElectricScooterBlogger |

Summer is a time for getting outside and enjoying the warmth and sun. But, since people are outside so much more often, they run the risk of getting sunburned more often. Many times, this is due to not applying sunscreen properly. Below, we have listed the most common mistakes people make when putting it on: […]

The dangers of extreme heat

Posted on June 18th, 2015 in Uncategorized by ElectricScooterBlogger |

In last week’s blog, we covered staying safe in summer storms. For today’s blog, we thought we would touch on another weather-related hazard that occurs in the summer: heat. According to the Center for Disease Control, senior citizens are more susceptible to heat stroke and heat exhaustion. This is because many Older Americans take prescription […]

Weathering storms

Posted on June 11th, 2015 in Uncategorized by ElectricScooterBlogger |

When it comes to summer, many people envision warm weather, ice cream and spending time outside. But, there are those occasions when wandering outside can be bad for your health—such as during a tornado or bad thunderstorm. We would like to offer a list of questions you can ask yourself to make sure you are […]

Good exercise for good bones

Posted on May 14th, 2015 in Uncategorized by ElectricScooterBlogger |

In last week’s blog, we covered some tasty meal options for those who are dealing with osteoporosis. This week, we’re going to talk about exercises that are good for the bones. Just like with dieting, no one wants to talk (or think) about exercise. But, it is well worth the effort. Did you know that […]

Dieting for better bones

Posted on May 7th, 2015 in Uncategorized by ElectricScooterBlogger |

Who doesn’t like an excuse to eat ice cream? Well, what if I told you that it has the same health benefits as sardines and tofu? It’s true! All three are high in calcium, which is good for your bones. This month is Osteoporosis Awareness Month, and in light of that, we thought that for […]