Sugar Free Old Fashion with MiraBurst

SNG's Sugar Free Old Fashion with MiraBurst Ingredients needed to make SNG's Sugar Free Old Fashion with MiraBurst 1 MiraBurst tablet 2 oz. bourbon 2 dash - bitters 1 tbsp. soda water 1 orange peel (2 inches) Handful of ice 1 rocks glass Recipe for making SNG's Sugar Free Old Fashion with MiraBurst Fill a rocks glass half way with ice cubes.  Add the bourbon, bitters, and soda water.  Stir using a spoon. Twist the orange peel over the glass…

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Anchorage, Alaska – Accessible Activities

Anchorage, Alaska – Accessible Activities The first place you might want to visit upon arriving in Anchorage is the Alaska Public Lands Information Center.  Here you will find what you need to know about public parks and other sites worth visiting as well as be able to learn a little about Alaska’s history.  There are events happening throughout the year and ranger services available. If you’ve come at a time that is not the best for seeing the Northern Lights,…

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Fairbanks, Alaska – Wheelchair-Friendly Activities

Fairbanks, Alaska – Wheelchair-Friendly Activities Due to its inland location, getting to Fairbanks is part of the fun of visiting.  The Alaska Railroad provides a jaw-dropping tour through the Alaska wilderness of Denali National Park on its way from Anchorage to Fairbanks.  You can also drive along the scenic route if you prefer.  If you are looking to get to Fairbanks as quickly as possible, you can fly into Fairbanks International Airport. Once you arrive, there are many things that…

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Four Points by Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Airport / Cruise Port 

Four Points by Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Airport/Cruise Port 1800 South Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, FL  33316 Reservation Number:  954.767.8700   Arrival Information Check-in and Check-out Check-in: 3:00 PM Check-out: 11:00 AM Accessible registration desk Guest Room Accessibility 2 Accessible Rooms with 36" wide doorways  Accessible route from public entrance to accessible guest rooms Bathroom: Roll-in shower Bathroom grab bars Bathtub grab bars Lowered sink and vanity Fold-down shower seat Adjustable, hand-held shower wand Toilet seat at wheelchair height Room: King…

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Ketchikan Accessibility-Friendly Activities and Attractions

Ketchikan Accessibility-Friendly Activities and Attractions Ketchikan, Alaska, provides many opportunities for fun – even from the seat of a wheelchair or mobility scooter! One of the most popular activities is the excitement of the Great Alaskan Lumberjack Show.  Marvel at the various feats of strength and agility such as log rolling, log cutting, climbing and lots more, all while taking in historical data about the lumberjack lifestyle of old.  There is a full concession stand and the venue is completely…

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Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska, Accessible Features

Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska, Accessible Features With most visitors to Glacier Bay National Park arriving via cruise ship, the most likely the best thing to do is with their shore excursion department to see what they provide in terms of activities while in the park.  However, it bears noting the accessible features of the park for those that might want to explore on their own. The park accommodates not only the mobility challenged, but also other special needs.  There…

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Skagway – Accessible Activities

Skagway – Accessible Activities Some cruise ships sailing out of Seattle this year are stopping in Skagway, Alaska.  If you are lucky enough to be able to take such a cruise, you might be wondering what activities and attractions located in Skagway would be accessible to someone who uses a wheelchair or mobility scooter.  There are several things that one can do while using such equipment. The Historic District is a must see!  All the downtown streets and sidewalks are…

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Juneau – Accessible Activities

Juneau – Accessible Activities For most cruise line passengers traveling to Alaska, one of the cruise ports visited is that of Juneau, which boasts many different activities and attractions that can be enjoyed easily by those that might be using a wheelchair or scooter, as well as their traveling companions.  These activities appeal to all levels of interests from visiting museums to flightseeing, boat tours to history buffs. Depending upon your cruise line, you should be able to take your…

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Accessible Seattle (for Mobility-Challenged Travelers)

Accessible Seattle (for Mobility-Challenged Travelers) For those traveling to Seattle, Washington, while using a wheelchair or scooter there are many things to do and see! Probably the most iconic site to visit in Seattle is the Space Needle.  This tower has appeared in so many TV shows, movies, and other media that it’s almost a must-do while there.  The tower has ramps that provide access to the elevators that will whisk you up to the main observation deck.  There is…

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Daily Health Items Blog

Daily Health Items Blog Special Needs Group offers a range of products to monitor your daily health, especially with coronavirus concerns.  Among them we have stethoscopes to monitor heart rate and breathing and thermometers (both traditional and touchless).  For people with respiratory issues a nebulizer can assist in easier breathing, causing less stress.  Pulse oximeters are also available.  These small devices estimate the oxygen saturation in the blood, which is crucial to monitor in people who are experiencing COVID-19 issues…

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Is Your Child at Risk for Carpal Tunnel?

Is Your Child at Risk for Carpal Tunnel? Online gaming has long been a favorite activity of kids and teens, but with the onset of the pandemic and home schooling, this trend has only become more popular.  Add in the constant texting and other phone activities that many young people engage in and today’s kids are in serious risk of developing carpal tunnel syndrome. You can help prevent this debilitating condition by providing Vitabrace bands to your children.  They can…

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Seattle, Washington

Seattle, Washington Special Needs Group is pleased to once again provide service for hotel pick-up and delivery at the start and/or close of your vacation for mobility equipment, For more information, please call 1-800-513-4515. Situated about 20 minutes from SeaTac Airport and about 13 minutes from the Port of Seattle, you’ll find downtown Seattle.  The city is home to numerous attractions and there truly is something for everyone.  You can find interesting history, great cuisine, amazing museums, national sport teams, eclectic…

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Inflammation – Vitabrace

Inflammation – Vitabrace With an increased emphasis of the online aspects of everyday business, many people are suffering with tendonitis, or inflammation of the wrists.  The condition can also occur from playing computer games, excessive texting, or any repetitive task or sport that uses the wrists.  While tendonitis can be extremely painful, it doesn’t always become permanent.  There are also things that can be done to help prevent it from affecting you. One of these is by wearing a Vitabrace…

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Combat Hand Pain – Vitabrace

Combat Hand Pain – Vitabrace During this pandemic, many of us have taken on more projects at home, extra work to make ends meet, and other activities that may not have previously been our norm.  Considering this, our hands have been worked at a more strenuous pace and occurrences of hand pain are on the increase.  Even under usual circumstances we can put our hands and wrists through some tough workouts. You can combat this increased hand and wrist pain…

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Hand and Wrist Care for Bartenders

Hand and Wrist Care for Bartenders Bartending is a very physically taxing job.  You are constantly running, pouring, shaking drinks, washing glasses, scooping ice, among other activities.  These movements can lead to hand and wrist pain, even carpal tunnel syndrome.  What can you do?  These actions are vital to your career, right?  How can you continue to perform these tasks and still protect your hands and wrists? Introducing Vitabrace bands!  The bands are infused with Miracle Fruit Seed Oil, which…

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Treating Sign Language Strain – Vitabrace

Treating Sign Language Strain – Vitabrace At Special Needs Group, Inc., we are always looking for products and services that can make life easier for those that have special needs and the people that support them.   One of the services we provide for hearing-impaired people who like to cruise is sign language interpreters. Along the way, we were introduced to a wonderful fruit called the Miracle Fruit.  This fruit is organically grown in Africa and contains a glycoprotein called miraculin. …

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Comfort at Home – Lift Chairs

Comfort at Home – Lift Chairs You may have relaxed in a recliner at some point in your life, right?  Remember how good it felt to be able to recline with your feet up.  It was like all the pressure was relieved from your body.  A lift chair is a recliner that also assists the individual using it in getting to a standing position.  There are many reasons beyond comfort that a lift chair can be helpful to someone in…

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Benefits of Owning a Zero-Gravity Massage Chair

Benefits of Owning a Zero-Gravity Massage Chair Have you ever experienced lying in a zero-gravity chair?  It’s heaven!  All the pressure points on your body are relieved and you really do feel as if you are floating.  Now what if you added massage capabilities?  Oh my!  Just imagine the feeling of weightlessness while the chair works over your tired muscles. There are many benefits of owning a zero-gravity massage chair, not the least of which is that you can have…

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Reducing Sugar in Your Diet Using MiraBurst

Reducing Sugar in Your Diet Using MiraBurst In today’s COVID-19 world many of us have struggled with being confined to our homes in much larger quantities of time than pre-COVID.  For some of us, that has resulted in an increase in bad habits, including eating food items that may not be the healthiest of choices for us.  Increased sugar consumption is potentially one of those choices. Now as the things are starting to ease, we are turning to making healthier…

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Avoiding Sugar with Multiple Sclerosis – MiraBurst

Avoiding Sugar with Multiple Sclerosis – MiraBurst One of the side-effects of coping with multiple sclerosis is dealing with fatigue.  Consuming sugar is a major contributor to fatigue, therefore reducing or avoiding sugar can relieve some of the symptoms, thereby assisting in the struggle.  Using MiraBurst tablets can greatly help in decreasing sugar intake! MiraBurst tablets are made from 100% Miracle Fruit.  This fruit is organically grown in Africa and contains a glycoprotein called miraculin.  After eating this fruit or…

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New Flavor Palate – MiraBurst for Foodies

New Flavor Palate - MiraBurst for Foodies If you consider yourself a “foodie”, let me introduce you to a game-changer!  How would you like to experience a whole new flavor palate?  By incorporating the use of MiraBurst tablets into your recipes, you can do just that. MiraBurst tablets are made from 100% Miracle Fruit.  This fruit is organically grown in Africa and contains a glycoprotein called miraculin.  After eating this fruit or taking miracle berry tablets, the miraculin interacts with…

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Avoid Eating Sugary Foods During Stressful Times with the Aid of MiraBurst

Avoid Eating Sugary Foods During Stressful Times with the Aid of MiraBurst Dealing with the challenges of everyday life can be extremely stressful!  Pile on the effects of COVID-19 and it becomes overwhelming. Many of us in times of stress turn to eating for relief.  For lots of us that includes sugary foods.  What if I told you that you can enjoy that sweet stress relief without sugar?  Enter MiraBurst tablets! MiraBurst tablets are made from 100% Miracle Fruit.  This…

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