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5 Things To Know Before Bringing Your Pet In For An Ultrasound

There are many reasons as to why your beloved pet may need an ultrasound. Perhaps you suspect your pet may be pregnant, or maybe your vet has ordered an ultrasound to check for a tumor. Regardless, ultrasounds are a relatively common veterinary procedure. Still, there are some things you should be aware of as a pet owner before the day of the appointment to ensure everything goes as smoothly as possible for all involved. Read More 

What’d You Say? Convincing Someone That They Need Hearing Aids

In the middle of a family gathering while everyone else is enjoying friendly chatter, there is always that one relative who spends the majority of their time questioning what was said with huhs and whats. When it is your significant other or elderly parent, there is no doubt that they have already been told by you on more than one occasion that they should get a hearing aid. Unfortunately, a hearing aid is often associated with old age and in a lot of cases, you will be met with resistance about even having their hearing checked at all. Read More 

3 Reasons Why Falls Are The Leading Cause of Injury among Seniors

Astoundingly, falls account for 70 percent of accidental deaths in seniors over the age of 75. Even younger seniors are not immune. In fact, approximately 33 percent of seniors over the age of 65 will suffer a fall each year. Of the seniors who fall, many are severely injured and some even die as a direct result of the fall or from complications that arise after.  If you have an older parent or loved one who lives independently, you want to keep them safe and prevent falls. Read More 

Understanding Medicare Coverage For Durable Medical Equipment

Durable medical equipment refers to reusable medical equipment you use in your home to help improve the quality of your life. However, the medical equipment your doctor feels you need at home must meet certain criteria for Medicare to pay its portion of the costs. Therefore, it's important to understand Medicare's conditions and requirements before buying or renting handicapped equipment and supplies. Documentation required for Medicare to pay for adaptive medical equipment: Read More 

Choosing The Right Transportation Lift For Your Power Scooter

For individuals that suffer from mobility issues, a power mobility scooter can be a lifesaver. Instead of allowing your physical limitations to prevent you from enjoying life, with a mobility scooter you can go virtually anywhere. In order to get the most use out of your new mobility aid, you need to be able to safely and securely transport it. Taking the time to familiarize yourself with the different options can help you make a more informed choice. Read More 

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Dealing with Diabetes

Growing up, I had a few close friends who I knew I could always depend on. One of these special people was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when we were in high school. The shocking diagnoses was especially difficult for her to bear initially. However, she was blessed to have a good team of doctors and supportive family members and friends in her corner. Soon, she learned to manage her disease through the use of insulin shots. Nowadays, she thinks nothing about carrying around her cooler filled with life sustaining insulin shots. She also uses a portable device that monitors her insulin levels. On this blog, you will learn how to thrive after a diabetes diagnoses with the help of the right medical equipment and supplies.

Latest Posts

5 Things To Know Before Bringing Your Pet In For An Ultrasound
31 December 2015

There are many reasons as to why your beloved pet

What'd You Say? Convincing Someone That They Need Hearing Aids
24 June 2015

In the middle of a family gathering while everyone

3 Reasons Why Falls Are The Leading Cause of Injury among Seniors
10 June 2015

Astoundingly, falls account for 70 percent of acci

Understanding Medicare Coverage For Durable Medical Equipment
18 May 2015

Durable medical equipment refers to reusable medic

Choosing The Right Transportation Lift For Your Power Scooter
7 April 2015

For individuals that suffer from mobility issues,