I found my mother laying on the couch with a friend of hers sitting close by. She described to me some strange symptoms. She evidently experienced a sudden onset of extreme vertigo, while in a seated position. She also complained about headaches.
Thresholds can be troublesome to cane, walker, and wheelchair users. If you have a threshold at any door over ¾ inch to 6 inches in height, a threshold ramp would be a good solution for that doorway.
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….
I always knew this would happen, but I didn’t want to think about it. Now, the day of decision is upon us and everyone is looking at me. I don’t have a magic answer.
First time I saw one of these things, I thought “No way! That thing is an accident looking for a place to happen!” But after owning one, holding it in my own hand, I must say it does have a place, a useful place in….
Preparing to Have a Comfortable and Safe Stay Holidays are a favorite time for travel for most people. Caregivers and care-receivers can also enjoy traveling during the summer, with a little more planning and preparation to have a comfortable and safe stay while you visit….
There are times when any old wheelchair will do. Like for temporary use. But for most people who need a wheelchair, any adjustments that can be made to improve ease of use and mobility are welcome. Learn how to get a wheelchair that fits your….
Choosing a wheelchair is a little more involved that just getting something that fits the user. It’s important that you consider all the places that you might use the chair. Especially in and around your home. One of the most common mistakes? Buying a wheelchair….
Each year, the American Cancer Society observes the third Thursday in November as the Great American Smoke-out. This day is a day to make a commitment and a plan to quit smoking.
Wheelchairs like to ride on smooth flat surfaces. That could mean just about anything except carpet. But there are other things to consider. Like scuff marks, slip resistance and cost.