About the Author: Kevin Cleary

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).

Kevin Cleary's Articles

Top Five Bed Rails for the Elderly

Posted on Jan 24, 2022 by Kevin Cleary

Health Products for You offers five great bed rails to help our elderly loved ones remain safe from bed-related injuries.

Posted in Patient Safety

Choosing a Walking Boot for a Broken Foot

Posted on Jan 21, 2022 by Kevin Cleary

A walking cast boot is a great way to get around with an injured foot, and Health Products for You has what you need to help with your mobility as you heal!

Posted in Orthopedics

New Year’s Resolutions During Covid-19

Posted on Jan 04, 2022 by Kevin Cleary

As we welcome a new year and continue to navigate the Covid-19 pandemic, let Health Products For You be your partner in keeping those New Year's resolutions alive and well!

Posted in Covid-19

HPFY and Help for the Homeless

Posted on Dec 14, 2021 by Kevin Cleary

Helping those less fortunate is always rewarding.let’s take some time to reach out and help those less fortunate than ourselves

Posted in Community

What Is Thick Water?

Posted on Nov 25, 2021 by Kevin Cleary

Health Products for You can help explain thick water and how thickened water/food can be a safe health benefit.

Posted in Medical Nutrition


Posted on Nov 20, 2021 by Kevin Cleary

Health Products for You talks about FSA rollover and identifies what and when you can rollover your Flexible Spending Account contributions.

FSA Rollover

Posted on Nov 19, 2021 by Kevin Cleary

Health Products for You talks FSA rollover and identifies what and when you can rollover your Flexible Spending Account contributions.

Posted in FSA Eligible

What Exactly Is a Limited Purpose FSA?

Posted on Nov 16, 2021 by Kevin Cleary

Health Products for You explains why a Limited Purpose FSA may be right for you.This definitive guide explains what a Limited Purpose FSA is, how it differs from a regular FSA, and why, when and how to participate. Expert Advice.

Posted in FSA Eligible

Are Diapers FSA Eligible?

Posted on Nov 12, 2021 by Kevin Cleary

Training pants (effectively, also diapers!), along with other baby products are FSA eligible items. And so are several maternity and nursing products FSA approved for your comfort and convenience so that you are best prepared to take care of your baby! Buy from a range of baby, maternity, and nursing FSA eligible items at our FSA store.

Posted in FSA Eligible

FSA vs HSA: What's the difference?

Posted on Nov 08, 2021 by Kevin Cleary

as FSA means Flexible Spending Account and HSA (Health Savings Account) are closely related

Posted in FSA Eligible

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