3 Modifications That Can Improve The Comfort Levels On Your Wheelchair

Sitting in an electric wheelchair all day can be somewhat uncomfortable. Luckily for wheelchair users, advances in the design and amenities offered makes the experience far more comfortable. If you are shopping for a new wheelchair, here are some adjustments and amenities that you can look for to ensure it is as comfortable as possible. Cushioned Arm Rests Plastic armrests can be painfully hard on your forearms and elbows. This is particularly true if you spend your day working at a desk.   Read More...

Preparing For Your First Childbirth: Tips For New Moms

First-time moms often feel a lot of apprehension about the approaching delivery process. Labor can be a scary thing. The good news is that there are ways to help you address those fears before the baby comes to make your entire childbirth process easier to handle. Here are some tips that you can use now to start preparing both your mind and your body for your upcoming birth. The More You Know   Read More...

Take These Concerns To Your Family Doctor, Not To The Emergency Room

If you've ever sat in the waiting room of the emergency department of your local hospital and bemoaned the wait time, it's possible that people ahead of you were visiting the hospital without proper justification to do so. Many people are quick to visit the emergency room when their children suffer a wide range of non-emergency ailments. And while you can't blame people for wanting care right away, you don't want to among this inconsiderate group.   Read More...

Helping Seniors with Incontinence By Using a Lift Chair

Incontinence in seniors can be a difficult situation for both them and anyone helping to take care of them. For some elderly people, it is possible that their incontinence is connected to their inability to get up easily. A lift chair can help eliminate this problem in many different ways. Incontinence Can Be Related to Ability to Move Many older adults don't necessarily have bladder problems that lead to their incontinence: they may just find it difficult to stand up.   Read More...

3 Home Care Nursing Interventions To Help Prevent Skin Breakdown

Elderly people, especially those with limited mobility, urinary or fecal incontinence, diabetes, or vascular disease, are at heightened risks for developing skin breakdown. Ranging from simple redness to severe decubitus ulcers, skin breakdown can lead to pain, scarring, and severe infection. If you are taking care of an elderly loved one, here are three home care nursing interventions that you can employ to help prevent skin breakdown. Change Position Frequently   Read More...