Movin' on Up (and In, Out, and Around!)
Posted by Chris on 9/23/2022 to Sitting, Standing, & Transfer Aids
No one wants to spend his or her days glued in front of the TV--immobile. Mobility is a relative condition. If you are usually confined to a bed, you are well aware that it's almost a vacation to be able to get up and move around the house or
Travel Tips for the Holidays
Every year it seems like the holidays are coming sooner, as soon as November comes around it’s a race of back to back holidays. For a lot of families, they’re in separate cities or even different states, so traveling becomes another tradition each year. Traveling for able bodied people is a hassle in itself, but traveling for those using wheelchairs or walkers is a completely different hassle. Here’s a few tips to make traveling a little more bearable this year.
Mobility Aids for Around the House
We all have those days, weeks, or months when getting out of bed feels like the hardest task of the day. This feeling is worse for the elderly that can’t get out of bed themselves, they want to be up and get their day started but there are too many complications in the way. Here’s a list of helpful products and how to use them to make getting out of bed a less dreadful task.
Falls in the Elderly - How to Stay Safe
Moving Safely with Limited Mobility
Can I Help You Up?
As individuals get older, the task of transitioning from a seated position to standing and sitting back down again, often becomes more difficult. Conditions such as arthritis and Parkinson’s Disease, with the symptoms of inflammation, pain, swelling, muscle weakness, and tremors, can make this task even more challenging.