The ADA swimming pool specialists at ActiveForever.com are very well-informed, and know how to get you to the best choices of compliant equipment at the best cost. Ask@ActiveForever.com
The popular, effective and affordable hair thickening supplements were very prominently featured in the July 1, 2013 issue of Star Magazine in an editorial titled, “The Scoop.”
The piece, which focuses on beauty supplements, recommends Viviscal Extra Strength to boost hair growth and thickness. The Viviscal supplements are proven to be a great way to maintain beautiful, luscious locks as well.
Try them and see what all the celebs are raving about!
It’s an ancient old adage but it’s true. It’s much better to be safe than sorry. As evidenced by the ongoing, 7,000 acre plus ‘Doce’ wildfire in Northern Arizona, it’s impossible to predict when, where and how, disaster will strike. How will you respond?
Add the unpredictability of an aging national infrastructure and it becomes clear that it’s perfectly reasonable to want to take extra precautions to keep you and your loved ones safe.
These deluxe, all-encompassing first aid kits carry the maximum amount of supplies appropriate to provide comfort and care for 10, 50, 75 and 100 injured, ill or endangered people. They are wall-mountable and easily transported. They are excellent for workplace health and safety and can be customized with your company logo!
For those of you who may not know, a vicious wildfire has burned through more than 7,000 acres near Prescott over the past few days according to the Prescott National Forest. The ‘Doce’ Fire has led to the evacuation of about 200 homes northwest of Prescott near the Granite Mountain Wilderness area.
Hundreds of evacuees have left their horses at the “Prescott Frontier Days” fairgrounds until they are able to return to their homes, which won’t be any time soon. The horses are currently without basic provisions and are in serious need of water receptacles, hay and alfalfa.
ActiveForever’s Patricka Fletcher has graciously donated 5 bails of alfalfa, which she purchased from Olsen’s Grain. Right now Olsen’s is not charging a delivery fee for those who would like to donate to the displaced horses of Prescott.
According to Patricka, (who grew up in Prescott,) alfalfa is the cheapest and the most nutritious option.
People who would like to donate can also call the American Red Cross. Every bit helps!
Prescott, the horses and ActiveForever Thanks you!!
Millions of customers can’t be wrong and they apparently agree. The 5-star consumer rated, scientifically tested and physician approved, Baby Quasar PLUS Red Light Therapy Device from ActiveForever is a wonderful investment for treating skin imperfections and obtaining a more youthful appearance and feel.
The use of cold therapy to treat a number of skin conditions, imperfections and ailments is completely safe and has a lengthy history dating back to the early twentieth century.
In 1903, Faroese-Danish scientist and physician Niels Finson was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine and Physiology, “in recognition of his contribution to the treatment of diseases, especially lupus vulgaris, with concentrated light radiation, whereby he has opened a new avenue for medical science.”
American interest in light therapy waned however as they turned their attention toward antibiotics. Then in the 1990′s, NASA began experimenting with light therapy in order to maintain the health of long-term space flight crews. Their findings renewed American interest in light therapy. Today, we enjoy the benefits of “low level light therapy,” sometimes called “cold lasers,” such as the Baby Quasar PLUS. Devices such as these, have allowed light therapy to move away from medical offices to Estheticians, Day Spas, and non medical skin care facilities.
Today, light therapy has been shown in independent research worldwide to deliver powerful therapeutic benefits to living tissues and organisms. Both visible red and infrared light have been shown to promote at least 24 different positive changes at the cellular level. Clinically, there have been no recorded side effects in over 1,700 publications.
For more info: Light Therapy Course Book, Teacher’s Edition
The Body UP Evolution Patient Lift Transport from ActiveForever made quite a splash at the recent inaugural edition of Rehab Tech Asia – an International Exhibition & Conference on Assistive Technology, Integrated Care and Rehabilitation Engineering.
The Body UP Evolution all-in-one solution for patient mobility care is being hailed as an “innovation in rehabilitative care that can alleviate manpower crunch.”
In other words, both the patient and the caregiver greatly benefit from the power and versatility of this groundbreaking achievement in rehabilitation and assistive technology, the Body UP.
The elderly woman’s caregivers both had to work that day, so no one was able to stay home and look after her. They noticed she was missing when they returned home from work. With the help of the local media, the woman was found and reunited with her caregivers at around 10 p.m. Saturday night.
Similarly, Glen Edward Martin, a 78-year-old Phoenix man who went missing Thursday was found Saturday when he knocked on a door asking for help.
His adult children said Martin suffers from a cognitive impairment similar to Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
Active Halo GPS is the perfect tool to prevent this sort of thing from happening. It’s so affordable and allows you to effortlessly keep tabs on those in your care. Because even the best caregivers in the world can’t be there all the time.
The advanced, robust and customizable adult tracking and monitoring system, Active Halo GPS, is just the help caregivers need.
Mobility Consumers Poised to Benefit as Longtime Business Partners Take Shared Passion for Affordable, Emissions-Free Transportation Alternatives to New Heights
Scottsdale, AZ, May 29, 2013–ActiveForever—a leader in medical, fitness & safety products and innovations—& safety products and innovations has finalized a comprehensive sales and marketing agreement with Electric Wheels LLC.
Affectionately known as “eWheels,” Electric Wheels is a trusted developer and manufacturer of advanced, high-performance hybrid and electric-powered scooters and bicycles.
Electric Wheels’ high-quality product line is a perfect complement to ActiveForever’s market-changing mobility offering. The wide range of models is suitable for commuting as well as sport and recreation.
They are designed to provide consumers with an improved quality of life through enhanced freedom and maneuverability.
ActiveForever has established 20 years of fully integrated sales, marketing and logistics infrastructure in which Electric Wheels will simply “plug and play.”
The Core Laser Pro Exercise System Offers a Solution for Lower Back Pain, Balance Training and Athletic Performance.
By Nicole Girard
Scottsdale, AZ, May 21, 2013– Responding to demand from physical therapists and chiropractors, Laser Gym has introduced a professional version of its Core Laser Exercise System. This is a revolutionary laser therapy device that relieves back pain, improves balance, flexibility and core strength by encouraging targeted hip gyrations.
“This institutional Core Laser design was motivated due to many requests from health care professionals for an adjustable unit to accommodate the various heights and body types of different patients,” says Laser Gym Executive Vice President Ryan Jeffrey. “Core Laser Pro requires minimal space and takes less than a minute to assemble.”
As with the original Core Laser Home, the professional version works through what Jeffrey calls “direct visual feedback” training. Using a laser attached to an adjustable belt, a user stands in front of a target and traces lines and patterns via dynamic pelvic tilts and twists. Patients see and feel improvement in their flexibility and strength with just eight minutes of practice. The system is available at ActiveForever for $199.00
The Core Laser Pro differs in that it allows health care professionals to quickly and easily adjust the target, providing greater efficiency while requiring less space in a clinical setting. The Core Laser Pro, which includes an adjustable, free-standing Pro Target and professional carrying case, is available at ActiveForever for $599.99.
“We’ve already received very positive responses from our individual users, and from the major rehabilitation specialists and athletic trainers who rely on us to bring them the most effective and credible treatment and conditioning ideas,” says ActiveForever CEO, Erika Feinberg. “The Laser Core line is a perfect fit for our offering and audience. The demonstration videos on our website sum it up nicely, and specialists ‘get it’ just by seeing it in action.”
ActiveForever will accommodate any health care provider organizations with a Core Laser Pro educational demonstration.
ActiveForever is a fully integrated sales, marketing, warehousing and fulfillment services agency. It is a multi-channel merchant with print product catalogs for staff and patient education, retail showrooms with education centers, a warehouse/distribution services center and one of the nation’s top ranked eCommerce websites.
ActiveForever offers the best choices in medical products, e-low vision devices/assistive technology, athletic performance and rehabilitation/healing devices, home-care equipment, travel, productivity and safety products for the home and workplace.
Print Healthcare Innovations catalogs are free for care providers to share with their patients, therapists, athletes, employees, residents and caregivers anywhere in the country.
Ask@ActiveForever.com is available for quick, interactive product solution guidance.
More information can be found at www.ActiveForever.com.
# # #
Compression Specialists Will Be On-Site in our Scottsdale & Peoria Locations May 9th & 10th For “Leg Health Days!”
Are you concerned about your circulation, deep vein thrombosis, or leg pain?
Our compression garments are phenomenally designed for pro athletes and the fashion conscious user.
ActiveForever has the largest and best selection in the country; including best pricing by far!
Enjoy Education & Refreshments!!
PLUS, SPECIAL PRICING ON ALL SIGVARIS ITEMS!
Come join us, it’s for your health!
Contact Nate Turock, (480) 459-3220, NTurock@activeforever.com, to arrange an outing or busload.
For more information, see details below or click here.
Let’s face it. Things are not the way they used to be. We as a society live under the near-constant threat of attack. It seems that every day in the news we read about people suffering at the hands of a terrorist attack, shooting spree or record-breaking natural disaster. The list goes on and on.
Chances are, even if you are not a responder, you will be called upon to offer help in the form of CPR at some point. The MDI CPR Microshield Mask is a mouth barrier designed to protect administers, as well as recipients, of CPR.
The Microshield Mask from ActiveForever is a wonderful thing for responders and hospitals to include as part of their emergency arsenal of equipment. Its also ideal for individuals who just want to be prepared in case of emergency. It’s lightweight, compact and very easy to carry and store… just in case.
April is the month for Occupational Therapy!
In honor of OT Month, ActiveForever has chosen The Fund to Promote Awareness of Occupational Therapy as their Check-out Charity for the month of April.
Don’t forget to give a donation to the AOTA upon check-out!
What Is Occupational Therapy?
In its simplest terms, occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants help people across their lifespan participate in the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of everyday activities (occupations). Common occupational therapy interventions include helping children with disabilities to participate fully in school and social situations, helping people recovering from injury to regain skills, and providing supports for older adults experiencing physical and cognitive changes. Occupational therapy services typically include:
- an individualized evaluation, during which the client/family and occupational therapist determine the person’s goals,
- customized intervention to improve the person’s ability to perform daily activities and reach the goals, and
- an outcomes evaluation to ensure that the goals are being met and/or make changes to the intervention plan.
The role of a caregiver is never easy. Worry and stress, while a part of most any job is really front and center when it comes to assuming full-time responsibility for another individual’s well-being and security.
Brought to you from the folks behind Amber Alert, the Active Halo GPS Tracking System is a powerful, GPS monitoring safety product, chock-full of advanced, feature-rich functionality at an affordable price. Active Halo GPS software is compatible with any mobile phone carrier, making it easy for caretakers to access the freedom to enjoy the little things in life.
ActiveHalo GPS Tracking System features include:
- Real-Time Location Tracking
- Customized “Safe” Zones
- Destination Alerts
- SOS button with voice monitoring
- 2-Way Communications
- Locate via app or computer
- Unlimited email alerts
- 300 Text message alerts
- Low Battery alerts
The Special Tomato Jogger Stroller from ActiveForever was mentioned in the Journal Review Online when it became the object of a fundraiser for Arianna Brady and her son Johnathan. The fundraiser was held at Creative Designs Hair Salon in early March.
Johnathan has no head control because of a condition he was born with called Lissencephaly. The Special Tomato product line is designed to provide head and body stability and support for special needs children.
The following excerpt is from the article:
Almost nine months ago Johnathan was born with a rare brain disorder called Lissencephaly (which means he was born with a smooth brain), Microcephaly (abnormally small head), eye conditions, a seizure disorder and is hearing impaired like his mother, who wears cochlear implants to hear.
“Is that it? It seems like there’s a lot more,” Laurie says as we sit in Creative Designs Hair Salon, Arianna holding the sleeping Johnathan. “The doctors didn’t give him a very good chance of living.”
But he survived the birth, and his first four eye surgeries and countless check-ups. He’s survived the better part of a year and continues to grow. Johnathan weighs nearly 25 pounds now and is getting too heavy for Arianna to carry all the time.
Read the rest of the story here: Salon owner to hold fundraiser Saturday
As Arizona Sherriff Joe Arpaio and action movie veteran, Stephen Segal trained volunteers to defend Phoenix-area schools against gunmen, one thing was made clear. The threat of brutality against America’s children is an epidemic that demands immediate action. ActiveForever has answered the call with an affordable emergency survival kit.
The Classroom Emergency Lockdown Kit from ActiveForever is a must-have safety precaution for schools across the country. As a twenty-year leading advocate of health and safety, ActiveForever believes this survival kit should be standard equipment in each and every classroom. Therefore it is providing them at a more affordable price than its competitors. Read the press release.
“No matter what side you are on in regard to gun control and guns in schools, ActiveForever has a solution everyone should profoundly value; for the safety of our children, as well as the staff. These supplies can also help save lives for a variety of common emergencies that arise in schools of every type.” –ActiveForever CEO, Erika Feinberg
There are many different viewpoints coloring the controversial issue, however one commonality is the desire to keep children safe. While there may not be enough resources to equip every school with armed guards and firearms, ActiveForever believes the Classroom Lockdown Kit is a safe, sensible step in the right direction.
Classroom Emergency Lockdown Survival Kit Contents:
The following excerpts from “Huff Post Green:”
A powerful winter storm system moving through the central United States could bring up to a foot of snow to areas of the Plains and reach as far east as the Ohio Valley, according to the National Weather Service.
The Weather Channel has named the system winter storm “Q,” apparently after the New York City subway line, according to The New York Times. But as whimsical as the name might be, authorities aren’t taking winter storm Q lightly.
Winter storm warnings were issued from Colorado to Illinois Wednesday as the system dumped snow in the Rockies and moved eastward. According to the Associated Press, hundreds of snow plows and salt spreaders were prepped in St. Louis Wednesday, well in advance of the storm…
AccuWeather forecasted snowfall totaling up to 24 inches for areas of the Plains, with snow and ice spanning a large part of the central U.S.
Are you prepared?
Lady Gaga has cancelled her entire U.S. tour due to pains from Synovitis.
Medical tests revealed Gaga has a labral tear of the right hip. A hip labral tear involves the ring of soft elastic tissue, called the labrum, that follows the outside rim of the socket of the hip joint.
Often compared to lupus, Synovitis, also known as “Toxic Synovitis” is an inflammation within the hip joint. A diagnosis is obtained following an ultrasound or joint x-rays of the hip or blood tests.
What is going on in the body?
Synovitis is a non-traumatic hip pain, which means that it is not caused by an injury. Instead, pain is caused by swelling and inflammation in the hip. Synovitis often follows an upper respiratory infection such as a cold or flu.
What are the signs and symptoms of the disease?
- pain in one hip
- a limp or inability to bear weight because of the hip pain
- low grade fever at the beginning of the illness
- knee and thigh pain on the affected side
- often the infected person does not appear to be ill
What are the causes and risks of the disease?
While Synovitis often follows an upper respiratory infection, the exact cause is not clear, so there is no known prevention.
According to The Detroit News (and others) Lady Gaga released the following statement when announcing the initial cancellations: “I am completely devastated and heartsick. I’ve been hiding this injury and pain from my staff for a month, praying it would heal, but after last night’s performance I could not walk.”
What is Far Infrared Heat?
Far Infrared is a band of light that we perceive as heat. While we cannot see infrared heat, we can feel its effects. Infrared radiation, or radiant heat, represents over half of the energy emitted by the Sun and is divided into three segments: near, middle, and far.
Infrared rays heat our body by a process called conversion. Through conversion, far infrared heat can penetrate organic substances such as the human body without heating the air in between. By using far infrared heat as opposed to traditional heating methods, you enable the heat to penetrate deeper into your body without the skin discomfort of heating pads, hot towels, and some pain relief gels/creams.
The Thermotex Knee Infrared Heating Pad (below) provides safe, non-invasive and highly effective therapy and relief.
Holidays are full of traditions and Valentine’s Day is no different. No matter who you are, you have most likely been on the giving or receiving end of a box of chocolates on this most cherubic of days.
Fortunately, you and your valentine do not have to sacrifice health in the name of holiday celebration. Dark chocolate is actually good for you. It contains a higher level of beneficial, heart healthy, cocoa flavonoids than milk chocolate.
According to an abc news article published today, the dark chocolate trend is picking up steam. Dark chocolate sales broke records this year. When pressed for an explanation, experts point to the buzz in recent years about chocolate being good for the heart.
Some studies link high chocolate consumption with a “37 percent reduction in cardiovascular disease risk, a 31 percent reduction in diabetes risk and a 29 percent reduction in stroke risk when compared to low chocolate consumption.”
Also, it is safe for all the lovers out there who are lactose intolerant.
So this year make sure the goodies inside that heart shaped box are actually good for the heart!
Happy Valentine’s Day!
After years of aggressive marketing efforts on behalf of womens’ health advocates and organizations, the long-held misconception of heart disease as being a predominantly male issue is beginning to fade.
The widely understood concept of an actual heart attack and the process in which it manifests is perhaps still a little behind the times however.
When you think of the term, heart attack, or cardiac arrest, what sort of image pops into your head? It’s most likely a man, experiencing a sudden onslaught of pain that takes over his whole body in a moment. His face registers agony as he clutches his chest and is no longer able to stand. A horrific occurrence which no one should have to endure for sure, but it is not the whole story.
For women, the process is infinitely more subtle and therefore harder to detect. Whereas men experience extreme tightening of the chest, for women it has been described as more of a discomfort. This is followed by flu-like symptoms such as fatigue, nausea, dizziness, difficulty breathing and even insomnia.
What it boils down to is this:
Heart disease is the #1 killer of women in the United States today. It is a deadly and widespread disease with common, nondescript symptoms that are easily and very often ignored.
By the time a woman seeks treatment it is often too late.
Consider the times (like these,) when the flu virus is rampant. It’s no surprise that heart disease in so many women goes undetected.
Their extensive line of products also includes some really smart devices such as this Body Tone Heart Rate Monitor.
Customizable preset functioning allows for individualized and thus more accurate readings.
No matter how it’s done, it’s crucial to know the symptoms and the signs of heart disease and to be pro-active about your health and the health of those around you.
Top 5 Symptoms of Heart Disease in Women
2. Shortness of Breath
3. Indigestion, Upper Abdominal Pain or Nausea
4. Jaw or Throat Pain
5. Arm Pain (Especially the left arm)