Protecting Our Seniors, And How Protecting Ourselves Protects Them

You have to take care of yourself before you can take care of others. – Dr. Phil One of the hardest-hit age groups for the coronavirus is our senior citizens age 65 and up*. When we follow the guidelines for protecting ourselves from the coronavirus, we are protecting others, such as older persons. So, who are we are protecting? They

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Getting Through the Stress of the Pandemic

Like nothing we’ve seen in recent history, we as a human family are collectively facing a challenge. And, with the challenge of the coronavirus and everything it is bringing upon us, comes stress. We watch the news and our chest tightens with anxiety. We walk past a closed business and have to look the other way as the sight of

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March 8-14 marks National Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week.

PULMONARY REHABILITATION – HELPING BODY AND MIND TO COPE WITH LUNG DISEASE Breathing is the greatest pleasure in life. – Giovanni Papini. Lung diseases (such as COPD and asthma) affect both body and mind of sufferers. Pulmonary Rehab (PR) addresses these needs as nurses, doctors, and other medical professionals help lung disease sufferers cope with their health issues. We celebrate the importance of

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Stop By Booth 821 and Visit Us at Medtrade Spring! Get Free Expo Pass!

Visit Graham-Field at Medtrade events are the largest trade shows in the U.S. focused exclusively on the home medical equipment market. Medtrade is designed to give today’s providers the highest quality education, networking opportunities, and the largest selection of HME products under one roof. We invite you to join us in Atlanta—register through the link below to receive a free expo

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Do the Holidays Have You Stressed Out? Pain Relief to the Rescue!

Do the Holidays have you stressed out? Preparing for house guests, making plans for kids that are out of school, running from this store to the next getting everything you need … the list goes on and on.This time of year comes with its own unique set of stressful situations which can cause exhaustion and overall pain.Unfortunately, prescription pills have

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Home Blood Pressure Monitor — Manual or Automatic?

Blood Pressure, one of the four main vitals, is one of the most common medical tests performed. Accurate blood pressure measurement is essential for correct diagnosis and treatment, making the importance of accuracy undisputed. In fact, more doctors are recommending the use of home blood pressure monitors so that patients can regularly, conveniently check their blood pressure. Has your doctor

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Temperature and Pain — a Cold Relationship

As temperatures drop, it is common to start noticing back or neck related aches and pains. Have you ever wondered why that is? Although we don’t have a direct reason to explain this, there are many theories regarding the relationship between temperature and pain: When colder temperatures occur, the muscles, tendons, and ligaments tighten, making them less flexible. This increases

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Happy Holidays! Now, for the Senior on Your Gift List …

Coming up with gift ideas for a grandparent, elderly parent, or any senior in your life can be a real headache. There is almost nothing that they need and very little that they want. Most grandparents have more stuff than they could possibly ever use, so often you see seniors giving things away as they declutter or purge. What do

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Color: Helping Define Healthcare Products and Environments

Ask anyone their favorite color and you’ll get a hundred different answers. Color is one of the most subjective topics the world over. Color can make someone happy, reflective, and even calm someone down. Color can make a statement about who you are, how you’re feeling, and what you want to say. Colors can speak louder than words. At GF

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