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Air Travel with Special Needs Requires Planning..

Travel can be stressful with Special Needs, especially during the Holidays
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Watch Your Back

According to the National Institute of Health, nearly 71% of all caregivers who assist with patient transfers suffer from lower back pain.
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Resources for Caregivers

Caregiving encompasses a number of roles and is much more challenging than expected. Not only can caregiving be physically demanding, stressful and emotionally draining.
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How Patient Lifts Help Caregivers

Being in good health emotionally and physically is of utmost importance when you are a primary caregiver. Not only are you continually doing everyday chores that put a strain on your back, but you are also lifting and caring for a loved one. Patient lifts are important tools to provide safer transfers for both the patient and the caregiver.
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DYI - Create your own Picture Exchange System (PECS)

The Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) assists people with communication challenges and is easy to make...
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DYI - Create a READY TO GO KIT for Disaster Preparedness

When you bring some home who needs continual care, create a disaster plan and kit. You already have...
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Spotlight Issue: Use a Care Conference to make the transition home care easier

Transitioning from the hospital to home with your loved one can be a challenging and an overwhelming experience. The goal is to...
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Spotlight Issue: Medical Equipment to consider before you bring your loved one home

Your loved one is being released from a facility to come home! Great news however it often comes with many questions. What equipment is needed to make...
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Spotlight Issue: Preventing Pressure Sores (Ulcerations)

People with limited mobility are often at risk for pressure sores or skin break downs. The most common locations for sores are...
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Do not let incontinence keep you home! The "Right" Supplies make the difference

Managing incontinence is essential to quality of life for not only the individual with the challenge but also the family providing supportive care.

Molly, age 19, was injured in an automobile accident...
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Adaptive beds designed for home decor. You do not need to bring the hospital home with you!

There is no doubt good rest and quality of life are directly related. For an individual living with physical disability, the ability to rest and sleep in comfort is integral to their overall health. The bed is one of the most...
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The importance of a great bath chair

A good bath chair provides a safe and comfortable place for bathing. No more slipping in the tub. Bath and tub chairs are...
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Joy’s Spotlight on: Anti-Microbial surfaces for Mattresses

Are you caring for a love one who has skin issues or incontinence? Having difficulties with soiling of bed linen and surfaces? Hill-Rom has created a technology, Nano Ag (silver), containing...
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Joy’s Spotlight: Choosing the right sheets and incontinence pads for your hospital therapy mattresses.

The right bed sheets make all the difference when using a therapy mattress on your hospital bed. Low air loss surfaces allow air to pass through the top of the mattress to wick away moisture so it is important...
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Information and resources are provided as helpful educational tools and should not to be considered as medical advice. Please partner with your health care professional(s) to assist you in selecting the appropriate adaptive products just for YOU.