September Is Healthy Aging Month, Please Join Us In The Celebration of a Healthy Life!

Aging Is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength. Betty Friedan September is Healthy Aging Month, and we here at Graham-Field could not be happier to celebrate the healthy lives of our seniors! According to the National Institute on Aging[1], many factors contribute to healthy aging with some things like genetics being out of our control.

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May is National Arthritis Month – Graham-Field Products Assist in Providing Relief

May is National Arthritis Month – Graham-Field Products Assist in Providing Relief According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, arthritis is one of the most common health conditions in the United States. About 1 in 4 adults have arthritis that has been diagnosed by a doctor[1]. Since May is National Arthritis Month, what are some important facts about

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Thank you, Caregivers! November is National Family Caregivers Month

The closest thing to being cared for is to care for someone else Carson McCullers Family caregiving is defined as giving unpaid, at home help to a family member or friend who can no longer do, or is limited in doing, certain day-to-day activities for themselves. The National Alliance for reports that in 2020, about 53 million people are providing

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When Height Matters …

A walker or rollator can help you or your loved one maintain independence by allowing you to walk alone, without assistance. These mobility aids provide a wonderful service to the aging population! Research has shown that they contribute to self-esteem, since losing your independence can have a negative impact. But what happens when your stature and lack of knowledge about

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Aging Solo: A Growing Retirement Trend with Opportunities for Support

As the silver tsunami of Baby Boomers hits retirement age, more and more of them are aging in place without a significant other or children to assist with their needs or care. The Washington Post reports, “Indeed, 25 million men and women — a whopping one-third of all 75 million baby boomers turning 52 to 70 this year — are doing

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Sell This = Sell That: The Strength of Cross-Promotion in Retail Sales

As a follow-up to the earlier article, “Four Ways HME Providers Can Overcome Retail Goliaths”, here are some additional merchandising ideas to increase your retail sales. More importantly, these ideas can demonstrate to your customers that you know and understand their issues and have the right products to help them live at home. One of the main complaints about large retailers

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rollator vs walker

The Great Gait Debate: Walker Vs. Rollator

Do you or a loved one need help walking safely? Accepting this can be difficult. Some may see having to use a mobility device as loss of independence, while others may feel more secure because their chances of falling are reduced. They feel more independent because they don’t have to rely on another person to help them get around, and they know they will

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When to Get Mobility Assistance: A Transport Wheelchair for Your Loved One

It’s been worrying you for a while, watching your loved one who has trouble walking alongside or keeping up with friends and family. Are you wondering if they are at risk for falling, or how long they can live independently as their mobility decreases? If your loved one is slowing down as the result of an ailment or another health problem, it

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Graham-Field Introduces the Lumex Set n’ Go Rollator

Atlanta, Georgia, January 26, 2012: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GF Health Products, Inc. (“Graham-Field”) is proud to introduce the Lumex Set n’ Go Height-Adjustable Rollator. This versatile mobility device offers the convenience and flexibility of a two-in-one product all rolled into one. It’s design allows multiple frame height settings that allow seat height adjustment from a hemi 18″ to a standard 22″ and

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