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Deciding between manual or electric wheelchairs

PMC  March 19, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

Deciding between manual or electric wheelchairs comes down to a few basic criteria: physical needs, lifestyle, and budget. Many consumers utilize the lowest restrictive level of care when it comes to mobility aids, that is, use a manual wheelchair until…

 

Strategies, such as Parkour Training May Help to Reduce the Risk of a Dangerous Fall

PMC  March 12, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

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Want to reduce the risk of a dangerous fall? Seniors are encouraged to take strides and steps to maintain balance and flexibility throughout the life cycle with strategies like Parkour Training, yoga, and practicing falling. These attempts may make falls…

 

Understand the Stair Lift Rail System Before You Purchase

PMC  March 5, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

Many seniors may be slightly intimidated by the prospect of installing a stair lift system in their home simply due to the unfamiliarity and technological aspect of the system. Understand the stairlift rail system before you purchase by asking your…

 

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…

 

Stairlifts May Have Surprising Benefits for Dementia Patients

PMC  February 19, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

stairlift

 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…

 

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