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

Living Successfully with Parkinson’s Disease

Posted on Sep 11, 2020 by Kevin Cleary

Living with Parkinson’s disease can be daunting and difficult, but Health Products for You may be able to show you the way.

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Posted in Parkinson’s Disease

Fall Allergy Season and Nebulizers: I’m Ready… I Think

Posted on Sep 08, 2020 by Kevin Cleary

Fall allergy season can be miserable for sufferers and Health Products for You can get you ready for this time of year.

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Posted in Nebulizers And Compressors

Keeping Your Kitchen Safe

Posted on Sep 07, 2020 by Kevin Cleary

With more people cooking at home, accidents are more apt to happen and Health Products for You can keep you safe.

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Posted in Kitchen Aids

What’s Next? Dealing with a Spouse’s Death

Posted on Sep 07, 2020 by Kevin Cleary

Dealing with the death of a spouse is not something that comes with a handbook, but Health Products for You may be able to help.

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Posted in Community

Helping Our Kids Cope with Stress

Posted on Aug 31, 2020 by Kevin Cleary

The Covid-19 pandemic has stressed everyone, especially our kids. Health Products for You can help you minimize stress on everyone.

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Posted in Stress

Shoulder Injury Recovery

Posted on Aug 23, 2020 by Kevin Cleary

Recovering from a shoulder injury can be a daunting process and Health Products for You has information that may expedite recovery.

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Posted in Rehab & Therapy

Beyond the Bag

Posted on Aug 20, 2020 by Kevin Cleary

Ostomy patients require more than just a colostomy/ileostomy bag and Health Products for You can help you find those products.

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Posted in Ostomy

Fighting Male Incontinence with Penis Clamps

Posted on Aug 13, 2020 by Kevin Cleary

Male incontinence can be frustrating and before you give up, a penis clamp may be your best option and Health Products for You can help.

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Posted in Incontinence

Caring for a Parent

Posted on Aug 13, 2020 by Kevin Cleary

Caring for an aging parent can be scary and the unknowns outweigh the definites. Let Health Products for You guide you into caring elderly Parents Properly.

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Posted in Community

Routines for an Easier Life During Coronavirus

Posted on Jul 30, 2020 by Kevin Cleary

The Covid-19 pandemic has interrupted our daily routine & we need to make the new normal easier and Health Products for You can help.

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Posted in Covid-19

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