Wheelchair Van

If you are a veteran who uses a wheelchair, a driver who uses a wheelchair, a caregiver for an adult or child who uses a wheelchair, then you are eligible to enter this contest   sponsored by Vantage Mobility International.

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Using Oxygen Safely

Using Oxgyen Safely

Oxygen, when misused, can be dangerous, even explosive. Used properly though it is a life saving tool. This article points out some of the safety precautions for you to consider.

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Skin Protectant

Perishield Skin Protectant

AmeriDerm PeriShield Skin Protectant Ointment Caregiver–Aid offers customers a skin protectant cream for use by incontinence patients.  The purpose of AmeriDerm PeriShield ointment is to treat rash and skin irritations caused by skin contacting adult diapers, briefs or pads, and by urine or stool.  Perishield….

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Wheelchair Maintenance Basics

wheelchair maintenance basics

Your wheelchair needs your attention to keep it maintained in functional condition. It is very important that the wheelchair is working smoothly and no parts are loose or missing.  Most manufacturers recommend an annual “check-up” for a wheelchair.

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Ambulation Gait Belt

Using an Ambulation Gait Belt

Gait belts are needed to assist people with mobility or balance issues. They allow physical therapists or other helpers to have a way to hold and assist without grabbing the patient’s arm. This article will reveal proper use.

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Caregiving Help

caregiving help

Caregiving can be a real struggle at times. With family disagreements, repeated doctor visits and the constant declining health of your love one. This article has some suggestions that can help.

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Glaucoma Awareness

Glaucoma Awareness

Glaucoma Awareness Month January is Glaucoma Awareness Month.   Glaucoma is a very serious and increasingly common disease of the eyes which can cause blindness.  Over 3 million Americans have glaucoma, and it is the leading cause of permanent blindness. People with glaucoma are not likely….

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Incontinence

incontinence

Both caregivers and incontinence sufferers should realize that the most common cause of frequent urination is a urinary tract infection. This article has possible solutions.

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Medical Forms

Medical Forms

Emergency Information Record  with Medical Forms Helps You Prepare A trip to the hospital emergency room is not usually a pleasant or a planned experience. You and your loved one may be stressed and upset and not thinking clearly. The person who is experiencing a….

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Hospital Bed

Hospital Bed

Aging in Place Seniors are those who choose to spend their time at home rather than going to a senior facility. In doing so, they need some improvements around the house to help their quality of life. A hospital bed may help. Here are some….

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