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Pay It Forward

Pay It Forward With Medical Supply And Equipment

YOU MAY NOT REALIZE THE NUMBER OF FAMILIES OR INDIVIDUALS THAT ARE SUFFERING BECAUSE THEY DO NOT HAVE THE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT OR SUPPLIES THAT ARE NEEDED. Some individuals may not even realize the help that is available in the community because they are what many have labeled as “shut ins”. This is a term used for those individuals that may…

Transferring Patients

Transferring Patients And Safety Measures

There are many reasons that a patient can become limited in mobility. Common instances include a disability, aging individuals and those suffering with bariatric conditions. A transfer refers to the movement of an individual from one specific place (or surface) to another. The purpose of this article is to help you understand the safe processes of patient transfers and how…


Local Provider vs Internet Sales – A Guide For Family Caregivers

Gone are the days when you could only buy home medical equipment at a local store. Now, there are hundreds of online medical equipment providers who stock a wide range of medical equipment and supplies. For family caregivers, online stores may present a seemingly more convenient and quicker option, but the reality is that local providers will provide better services…

Discharges And Medical Equipment

Discharges And Medical Equipment

No one looks forward to a hospital stay, most everyone looks forward to the day they are discharged and get to go back home. Whether you live in a private home, assisted living facility or Independent living, the day you get to go home should be met with a sense of rehabilitation after your stay. In most cases, the need…

Hospital Beds

Dementia, Memory Loss, And Hospital Beds

Dementia occurs in many different forms. It is a general term that describes a decline in mental ability to the extent where it interferes with daily life. While the most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease, there are many others. For example, another common type of dementia is Vascular dementia which occurs after a stroke. Dementia is often associated…

Patient Lifts

Patient Lifts And Choosing The Correct Sling

In many instances, a patient with limited mobility will need the assistance of a patient lift with a sling. These devices help caregivers transfer patients from the bed, to a chair, to a wheelchair and more. Why Do Patients Need Slings? There are several instances where the use of patient lifts are necessary- they allow for the safe lifting and…

Medical Consultant

How Can A Medical Consultant Help?

A consistent and steadily growing sector in the US economy is the healthcare industry, particularly for the Baby Boomer generation who are now seniors, making up a large portion of the American population. Elder care is a necessity for most families with older parents or those with children who have developmental disabilities. Today assisted and independent living with healthcare services…

Rehab Supplies

Post-Op Rehab Supplies You Didn’t Know You Needed

For people who are bed-ridden after surgery, it is important to stock up on necessities before going into hospital. We recommend that you or the person looking after you purchase the following post-op medical and rehab supplies, to ensure your post-op experience is as easy and comfortable as possible. Wound Care Supplies Although some operations are non-invasion, many result in…

Incontinence Supplies

Incontinence Supplies: Which Products Do I Buy?

There are many things you need to keep in mind when shopping for incontinence supplies, but unfortunately most people don’t understand why it’s so important. You need to take into consideration a variety of things when making a decision on incontinence supplies for a loved one. It’s also very important to take note of their specific needs, time of day,…

Patient Transfers

Techniques That Help Ease The Difficulty In Patient Transfers

Caregivers will tell you that most difficult part of their day is when they coordinate patient transfers from one piece of equipment to another. It’s not only harmful if it is done without preparation, it can be catastrophic if the situation is not assessed properly by a professional. It could be a physical therapist, occupational therapist or a consultant that…