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Kevin Cleary

Hi there, my name is Kevin Cleary. I was born in Westchester County in 1966 on December 3. I lived there until 1973 when my family moved. I graduated from high school in 1984 and then attended college in New Jersey, where I graduated with a marketing degree in 1988. Upon graduating, I worked with Enterprise Rent a Car doing sales for two years after which I joined the New York Telephone Company as a field technician. Growing up and through adulthood I was very active in many different sports including football, soccer, softball, and ice hockey amongst others. In 1995 I married my long time girlfriend Robin and in 1996 we moved to Connecticut. In 2000 we welcomed a son into the world. He has grown up to be a great kid!! In April 2006 I was injured jumping on a trampoline with my son and injured my neck to the point where I am a quadriplegic. Things changed rather rapidly after that and I was forced to learn things about the medical product field that I would otherwise not have known. After several years of therapy I have been able to determine which medical accessories are effective for my condition such as wheelchairs, standing frames, neuromuscular stimulators, as well as other rehab/therapy items. I have worked with doctors, therapists, and other patients to determine what will be right for me. While working with my therapists, we sometimes would design something while thinking outside of the box to make something work. Some of this work that I have done have been utilized for patients other than me. This hands-on insight has helped me with research that I have done for HPFY. Although my condition limits me, I try to get out as often as I can. I enjoy sampling cuisines from different countries not to mention a good glass of single malt scotch!! I try to keep up with the sports that I used to follow even though I can’t participate in them. I still enjoy listening to music from around the world and a good comedy always makes me laugh. I like to think that I am technologically competent, since my job with the phone company was technically based (working with multiplexers, digital systems, and computers).

Covid-19: After Your Vaccination

Kevin Cleary Apr 07, 2021

After your vaccination for the coronavirus, there are still safety steps we should take and Health Products for You has your answers.

Independent Living for Seniors at Home

Kevin Cleary Apr 20, 2021

Making the home safe and usable for seniors can keep them independent and Health Products for You has some options.

10 Best FSA Eligible Wound Care Products

Kevin Cleary May 13, 2021

Health Products for You has 10 great wound care products that are FSA eligible for your consideration.

Don’t Let Your Medication and FSA Dollars Expire

Kevin Cleary Jun 12, 2021

Common OTC medication does have an expiration date and so does your FSA dollars. Health Products for You can help with both.

Pair These Mobility Aids with Your Wheelchair/Scooter

Kevin Cleary Jun 29, 2021

To make your wheelchair more effective Health Products for You has a variety of mobility aids to make things easier.</p> <p>For anyone in a wheelchair, the knowledge that the world is not a flat place is nothing new. Traversing uneven terrain, stairs, and even curbs is commonplace for anyone who has spent even a little time in a wheelchair. Until we can find a way to make the world a flat pl

Ice It!! Cold Therapy Systems

Kevin Cleary Jun 29, 2021

The benefits of cold therapy are well documented and Health Products for You can show you the best cold therapy systems.

Reap the Benefits of Aquatic Rehab Therapy

Kevin Cleary Jul 21, 2021

Aquatic rehab therapy has some very unique benefits and Health Products for You can explain these to

Five FSA Eligible Products for the Holidays To Explore

Kevin Cleary Jul 27, 2021

This holiday season is a great time to look at your Flexible Spending Account or FSA to make sure you maximize your pretax contributions. Many of these FSA eligible medical aids or products can make wonderful gifts. Shop Now!

How and When to Use a Condom Catheter

Kevin Cleary Jul 27, 2021

One option for male incontinence is a condom catheter and Health Products for You can tell you how and when to use them.

The Five Stages of Parkinson’s Disease

Kevin Cleary Aug 12, 2021

Understanding the 5 stages of Parkinson’s Disease can help with early detection and treatment and Health Products for You can help.

Community Health - What Role Do We Play?

Kevin Cleary Apr 29, 2022

The saying “it takes a village” is especially true when it comes to the overall health of the community you live in! If the last couple of years has taught us anything, it is that our community’s health is the sum of many parts. That means if each individual or family does their part, the overall health of the community they live in can thrive. Let HPFY explain how and why your role in your community’s health is crucial.