Aromatherapy Cleaning with Sunleaf Naturals

Aromatherapy Cleaning with Sunleaf Naturals

Last week we put out a lot of our Easter items at the store. I’m just loving seeing all the color, breaking me from this year’s winter funk. I’m so ready for Spring. So, in the spirit of Spring, I decided to do a deep clean of my kitchen and living room. I used Sunleaf…

Common Health Myths: Colds & the Flu

Common Health Myths: Colds & the Flu

Now that we are finally in February (and past that nasty Polar Vortex!), March and springtime are just around the corner. With most of the cold winter months behind us, it can be easy to let down our guard when it comes to avoiding the cold and flu. According to the CDC, however, flu season…

Find the Crutches You Need

Find the Crutches You Need

Crutches can be the most affordable option for both major and minor lower leg injuries. Knee scooters may be faster, but they are more expensive. Wheelchairs may be more comfortable, but they are slower. If you are in decent physical shape, why wouldn’t you get a nice pair of crutches for your recovery? Questions to…

Need a Lightweight Wheelchair? Take a Look at Transport Chairs!

Need a Lightweight Wheelchair? Take a Look at Transport Chairs!

Are you having trouble getting a wheelchair in and out of your car? What about carrying it upstairs or downstairs? Even ‘lightweight’ wheelchairs can be a struggle to move around. Do you need an affordable solution that can make lifting a wheelchair easier? A transport chair might be just what you’re looking for. What is…

Wheelchair FAQ

How do I find the right wheelchair? The most important thing to know before buying a wheelchair is the user’s height and weight. After you have measurements you need to think about any special needs—do legs need to be elevated? Is special cushioning required? Do armrests need to be removable for easy transferring? Make a…

A Message From Wil

A Message From Wil

Hey everyone! My dad has been taking some time off recently to remodel his kitchen, living room, and dining room (don’t worry, my mom approved it all). He asked me to write a ‘Message from Wil,’ detailing the changes I am helping my brother Alex make here at Ozzie’s. I’m sure some of you have…

Do Fad Diets Work? A Pharmacist’s Take

Do Fad Diets Work? A Pharmacist’s Take

One popular theme New Year’s Resolutions are centered around is the desire to lose weight.  Every new year sees gym memberships spike, with many people looking at the newest, ‘best’ diet to help them lose weight and become healthier. It’s all too easy to fall into the trap set by one of those popular “fad…

Preventing Falls at Home

Preventing Falls at Home

Many of the worst falls seniors experience happen at home. Nearly 1 in 5 of these falls results in serious injuries like broken bones or a head injury. Even worse, around 47% of seniors who fall cannot get up without assistance! Falls at home can be prevented—you just need to add a few inexpensive products…

How to Know if You Need a Power Lift Recliner

How to Know if You Need a Power Lift Recliner

Deciding whether you should look into power lift recliners or not can be a tough decision. You probably have a few questions if you have thought about power lift recliners or lift chairs at all. Are lift chairs just for people with bad knees? I have people to help me get up, does this make…

My Trip to the 2019 Atlanta Gift Show

My Trip to the 2019 Atlanta Gift Show

Christmas is over and the snow is finally falling in 2019, which means it’s time to start ordering gift items for Christmas again.  As Oswald’s gift and toy buyer I often feel I live and breathe Christmas 11 months out of the year. The actual Christmas season is just the culmination of all my buying!…

5 Rules of Finding the Right Cane

5 Rules of Finding the Right Cane

Canes are the oldest piece of medical equipment. A cane is a walking stick, used to help with balance and stability due to injury or age. If canes have been around for so long, why is it still so hard to pick out the right one? The main reason canes are ‘hard’ to pick out…