Mobility Aids for Around the House

Posted by Chelsea Shaffer on 7/23/2018 to Sitting, Standing, & Transfer Aids 0 Comments
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.

Stay Safe While Staying Mobile

Posted by Chelsea Shaffer on 6/21/2018 to Mobility Aids Articles and Information 0 Comments
Stay Safe While Staying Mobile
It’s National Safety Month this June and if you weren’t planning to do the safety dance before, you probably should now. While dancing isn’t exactly our priority this month, it is another activity that can go wrong at any moment. So whether you’re dancing, walking, driving, or just have plain bad luck, here’s some tips to keep you safe.

Traveling with Disabilities

Posted by Bonnie Joffee on 4/27/2018 to Wheelchair Accessories 0 Comments
Traveling with Disabilities
There is an estimated 650 million people worldwide who live with some type of disability and because they are vast in nature, affecting people of all ages, there are many factors that go into planning a trip when traveling with a disabled person.

March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month

Posted by Bonnie Joffee on 3/21/2018 to Healthy Habits 0 Comments
March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month
March is Multiple Sclerosis Month. MS is a disease that essentially affects the central nervous and immune system nerves. It results in the communication between the brain and the body. Because MS causes balance and neuropathy of the feet which can make it difficult to walk, assistive mobility aids may be needed.

Rehabbing At Home With Traumatic Brain Injury

Posted by Bonnie Joffe on 1/9/2018 to Mobility Aids Articles and Information 0 Comments
Rehabbing At Home With Traumatic Brain Injury
Statistics show that approximately 1.5 million people will suffer yearly from a traumatic brain injury—80,000-90,000 of these individuals will be left with long-term or permanent disabilities. Because a brain injury affects each individual differently, recovery time and prognosis, as well as prescribed rehabilitation programs will vary widely based on how the brain was affected.

Checklist for Rehab

Posted by Bonnie Joffe on 12/15/2017 to Mobility Aids Articles and Information 0 Comments
Checklist for Rehab

Making a successful transition is not only the responsibility of the medical staff, but caregivers and the patient, as well. Look over this checklist so that the necessary home modifications can be made prior to the patient returning home enabling them to into a safe and protective environment.