Homecare Dealers: Protecting Stay-at-Home Seniors

As our seniors shelter in place during the coronavirus pandemic, the homecare dealer has some challenges to face as they strive to protect the stay-at-home senior during this difficult time. To protect their older clients, homecare dealers will need to make sure they are protecting themselves as well as their employees, especially staff members that deliver equipment to the stay-at-home

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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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Patient Safety Awareness Week: March 8-14

Safety isn’t expensive, it’s priceless – unknown A patient goes into the hospital for an extended stay. Another person must go to a surgery center for outpatient surgery. The patient at home who is recovering or just wants to stay independent: What do all of these people have in common? Increased risk of injury during care. According to the World

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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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What’s YOUR New Year’s Resolution?

A New Year’s resolution is a tradition where a person decides to accomplish a personal goal, resolves to continue certain good practices, change an undesired trait or behavior, or do something different to improve their life or the lives of those around them. In this new year AND new decade, today’s DME providers are looking for ways to do something

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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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Independent Living — Helping your Senior Loved One Remain in Their Home

My introduction to the challenges of independent living began five years ago when my wife and I became care coordinators for her elderly grandfather. He’d had a serious fall years before, which limited his mobility; and though in the early stages of dementia, he was insistent that he wanted to spend his twilight years in his own home, surrounded by

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When Height Matters …

A walker or rollator can help you or your loved one maintain independence by allowing you to walk alone, without assistance. These mobility aids provide a wonderful service to the aging population! Research has shown that they contribute to self-esteem, since losing your independence can have a negative impact. But what happens when your stature and lack of knowledge about

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