Two Steps to Prevent Falls at Home You’ve probably heard the expression, “Once burned, twice shy.” It means that once you’ve had a bad experience, you’re not likely to expose yourself to a risk again. That expression very well states what happens to a person who has suffered a bad fall and its consequences. Preventing…
If the patient cannot stand at all, they’ll need to remain in the wheelchair or be lifted and placed into the car. Is the caregiver able to do that? And get the wheelchair loaded in and out of the car independently? It is not easy. Renting a van with a wheelchair lift is an option…
It’s hard to protect and clean your floors when you are stuck with dirty wheels. Many users of wheelchair,scooters and walkers use their equipment outdoors as they go about their day. But what to do during poor conditions like bad weather?
The ADA has made big changes for people with disabilities and seniors in workplaces, public buildings, businesses, hospitals, colleges, and public agencies over the past 30 years.
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.
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.
The People with Wheels are plentiful in United States. You probably know one or perhaps are one yourself. The way I see it, the best thing I can do to help is to change my attitude about wheelchair use. This article will explain what I mean.
At times, a caregiver is faced with a difficult job of transporting a loved-one to a doctor visit, when the person is unable to walk. This article explores the options of acquiring non-emergency medical transport.
Using a cane can be a great help for us as we age. It can help provide additional balance and endurance when we’re out walking. This article can help determine the best height for you.
There are many choices when choosing a wheelchair. Different people have different needs; therefore, different types of chairs. Discover which chair may work best for you.