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Poor Balance May Be an Indication of Upcoming Mobility Issues and How You Can Help

PMC  September 19, 2017    pmc  Jeff Conner of Pacific Mobility

Poor balance may be an indication of upcoming mobility issues and how you can help includes reaching out to mobility experts about aids, equipment, and strategies to prevent injury. Problems with coordination and balance are common among seniors over age…

 

Be Proactive: Don’t Wait to Install Accessibility Aids

PMC  September 12, 2017    pmc  Jeff Conner of Pacific Mobility

The most significant way to honor National Preparedness Month in September is to be proactive: Don’t wait to install accessibility aids. Prevent injuries with mobility devices now. September is National Preparedness Month, reinforcing the need to be proactive and ready…

 

The Best Tools to Help Prevent Falls

PMC  September 5, 2017    pmc  Jeff Conner of Pacific Mobility

The best tools to help prevent falls include provide safe access to all areas of the home. Some options include stair lifts, vehicle lifts, porch lifts, and patient lifts. Did you know that falls are the leading cause of fatal…

 

Using Hoists and Lifts Safely: The Importance Of Proper Training In Use And Maintenance

PMC  August 31, 2017    pmc  pmcadmin

Lifts and Hoists Training and Maintenance Matter… A Lot! Hoists provide a means to transfer somebody who has limited mobility whilst not putting too much strain on either the carer, or the person being moved. This makes them a necessity…

 

Mobility Impairment Encompasses a Wide Range of Conditions

PMC  August 29, 2017    pmc  Jeff Conner of Pacific Mobility

Mobility impairment encompasses a wide range of conditions, from a fall-risk to traumatic brain injury. Mobility aids can assist with access and convenience. Over 53-million people in the US have a disability, according to the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association,…