Adjustable Bed Donation Helps Kansas Veteran Enjoy Longer Sleep And Better Rest

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Corporal Harold Hacker of Paola, Kansas had been praying for a way to get better sleep when he learned about an adjustable bed donation program offered through Easy Rest Adjustable Sleep Systems. Since receiving his new bed four weeks ago, he’s more awake and better focused during the day, and for the first time in more than 12 years, he's sleeping soundly again at night next to his wife.

Adjustable Bed donation helps Harold Hacker have more energy.  Photo with wife Maleta and his three french bulldogs

Corporal Harold Hacker (Retired) wakes feeling much better rested each morning after receiving his adjustable bed from Easy Rest.

This bed has been a blessing to me. My legs don’t hurt me anymore at night and I don’t have to put pillows under my knees. The massage feels beautiful and I lie there and say aahhh!

It’s been a long time since retired Corporal Harold Hacker has had a good night’s sleep due to injuries he sustained while on active duty with the Army National Guard. Cpl. Hacker received an adjustable bed through Easy Rest’s Beds For Our Troops program four weeks ago and is reporting that he’s sleeping much longer, and waking better rested, thanks to his new bed.

“Before getting my new adjustable bed I used to have to take four to five breaks a day as well as a nap,” stated Cpl. Hacker. “I’m going non-stop now. I’m studying to be a Veterinary Technician and I can focus much better now that I’m sleeping better.”

Cpl. Hacker was injured when his Army National Guard unit was called up to support active duty personnel during the Cuban Refugee Crisis in the early 1980’s. He was on duty at Fort Chaffee, Arkansas early one morning in August of 1982 assisting with preparations for his unit to be demobilized when, in a horrific accident, he was run over by a five-ton truck pulling a trailer. “I was knocked down and run over by this big equipment. It ran me over from my left foot all the way to my right shoulder and face,” recalled Cpl. Hacker.

Cpl. Hacker suffered multiple injuries that were life altering. Since his accident he has suffered from many different medical conditions and ailments and has many issues with his back. He’s had a pain stimulator implanted in his back that helps him with pain management but according to Cpl. Hacker can cause discomfort when lying down because he can physically feel the stimulator and wires. Cpl. Hacker had been sleeping on a reclining couch attempting to get a few hours of sleep before waking with an aching back and headaches.

Since receiving his new Easy Rest Adjustable Bed he and his wife have been able to sleep in the same bedroom again for the first time in years. “I slept downstairs on the couch for 12 years and now I’m always sleeping next to her. It brings your relationship back,” he stated happily.

“This bed has been a blessing to me,” he continued. “My legs don’t hurt me anymore at night and I don’t have to put pillows under my knees. The massage feels beautiful and I lie there and say aahhh! My wife had to quit her job to take care of me and I feel bad sometimes because she is not living her dream anymore. This bed has been a nice treat for her, too.”

Cpl. Hacker lives in Kansas with his wife and enjoys fishing and hunting when he’s able. He is a volunteer in his church and at the local nursing home where he enjoys visiting residents with his French Bulldogs.

About Easy Rest Adjustable Sleep Systems

Easy Rest Adjustable Sleep Systems founders have more than 100 years experience in the adjustable bed business. The company offers a modern line of high-quality, U.S.-made, electric, adjustable sleep systems and mattresses to fit every health and comfort requirement, budget or lifestyle. Easy Rest stands behind every product it sells, and through its centralized national customer service office provides consumers swift and efficient responses to any product questions or problems.

To learn more about Easy Rest Adjustable Sleep Systems, including the health and comfort benefits of its full range of quality beds and mattresses as well as bed sizes, options and features, please visit or call 1-800-217-5206 today.

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