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Month: February 2019

Proper Lift Selection And Usage Is Important For Both Patient And Caregiver Safety

PMC  February 26, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

Think before you buy: proper lift selection and usage are important for both patient and caregiver safety. Consider features like versatility, convenience, permanence, and cohesion with the living environment before selecting your new lift. Also, always follow manufacturer recommendations for usage and ask your mobility vendor for a demonstration to ensure safety and security during operation.

Stairlifts May Have Surprising Benefits for Dementia Patients

PMC  February 19, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

 When you think of disabilities that could lead to the use of mobility aids, you may overlook individuals living with dementia. Dementia impacts mobility and can impede access around the home and in the community. Stairlifts have surprising benefits for patients with dementia and help to preserve autonomy that might otherwise be lost due to symptoms of this disease.

Have you seen the incredibly versatile Shower Buddy?

PMC  February 12, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

Preserve your own autonomy in the bathroom with ShowerBuddy, an ergonomically designed system to aid in transfers during ADLs. Some benefits of this system include prevention of injuries, immediate utility, and ease. For additional advantages, consider TubBuddy, too.

For seniors and caregivers out west, Pacific Mobility Center provides the latest and most-innovative of mobility aids, including the amazing ShowerBuddy.…

Taking Charge of Your Own Independence

PMC  February 5, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

 Taking charge of your own independence gives a sense of self that is liberating. Consider what it takes to be autonomous like an accessible home environment and communicating openly with others to express your needs and regain control over your own health and happiness.