Category: Home Medical Equipment

Should I Get a Walker or a Cane?

Assistive devices like walkers and canes are a good investment for seniors or people who feel unsteady on their feet. Appropriate use of these devices can increase mobility and independence inside and outside the home and help prevent falls, thanks to their stability. Learn more about your options below, then visit your doctor to decide which…

How to Choose Between a Handicap Accessible Ramp or Lift

If you or someone in your home is in a wheelchair, uses a walker, or needs a mobility device to get around safely, it’s time to make your home more handicap accessible. However, it can be difficult to choose the right types of modifications. Here is how to choose between a handicap-accessible ramp or lift…

What Kind of Patient Lift is Right for Me?

Whether you struggle with a physical disability yourself or you are the caregiver of someone who does, deciding on medical equipment can be challenging. Patient transfer is an important part of daily care in many people’s lives. Caregivers often have difficulty lifting a patient for daily life activities, including bathing, dressing, toileting, and patient transport.…

Making Your Own First-Aid Kit

If there’s one fact of life we’re all too familiar with, it’s that accidents happen. From minor scrapes and bruises to major injuries, everyone has faced an unexpected medical situation at home, in the office, or on the go. Whether it’s just a small cut on your hand from a kitchen knife or a second-degree…

3 Pain Relief Products You Should Always Have on Hand

No matter who you are or what you do, aches and pain are unavoidable. We’ve all woken up with a stubborn crick in the neck, twisted an ankle on a walk or run, come home from a desk job with an aching lower back, or experienced similar painful situations that often come from just being…

Homecare Comfort: How to Make Your At-Home Hospital Bed More Comfortable

Did you know that humans spend about one third of their lives sleeping? It’s true! On average, that’s about 26 years of sleeping. That’s a whole lot of time spent in bed! Now, imagine having a condition that renders you bedridden long-term. That bed is going to get uncomfortable fast. Fortunately, there are a few…

Home Exercising Tips For Seniors

Exercise is an essential activity for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. As we age, so do our bodies, making regular exercise even more important. Many people want to work out, but are unsure of where to start. Extensive workout regimens and gyms are not for everybody. This doesn’t mean that you can’t workout! Here are a…