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Six Benefits of Mobility Scooters

Posted on: April 23rd, 2018 by Medserv Blogger No Comments

Are you considering the purchase of a mobility scooter for yourself or a loved one? We often have the privilege of seeing our equipment change lives and open doors! Electric scooters can help their users regain independence, stay comfortable, and more! In fact, we’ve gathered a list of six benefits that come from using this […]

Navigating the Stairs When You Age In-Place

Posted on: April 16th, 2018 by Medserv Blogger No Comments

Do you plan to age in-place? You’re not alone. A number of retirees find themselves leaving beloved homes because they just can’t go up and down the stairs anymore. Fortunately, there are products that can help make stair navigation easier—and they don’t require major home renovations! Stair Lifts These handy chairs are mounted onto gliders, […]

3 Things to Consider Before Ramp Installation

Posted on: March 12th, 2018 by Medserv Blogger No Comments

We’ve had the great privilege of being able to install countless ramps, stairlifts and ceiling tracks. If you’re planning on a ramp installation in the near future, follow these tips to prepare for our arrival in advance: What kind of a ramp do you need? Do you have a high threshold, such as the kind […]

Mobility Scooters: A Quick Guide

Posted on: March 5th, 2018 by Medserv Blogger No Comments

Dealing with health issues can be overwhelming in and of itself. But having to purchase a piece of mobility equipment can be downright daunting. There are so many choices on the market that you may not know where to start. Luckily, Medserv is here to help! We’ve put together this quick guide on mobility scooters that […]

3 Questions You May Have About Heart Health and Incontinence

Posted on: February 19th, 2018 by Medserv Blogger No Comments

There’s hearts, chocolates and cupids everywhere this time of year. February plays host to Valentine’s Day, but did you know that it’s also American Heart Month? While many people are aware of the dangers of heart disease, fewer are aware of its connection to other health conditions, including incontinence. An estimated 25 million Americans have […]

5 Ways Technology Can Help Seniors Stay Independent

Posted on: February 5th, 2018 by Medserv Blogger No Comments

Are you worried about mom and dad aging safely in-home? There’s an app for that. Since February is Senior Independence Month, we’re going to focus on a few modern technologies that can give you peace of mind and help your parents stay in their home longer: Home delivered Food.   More grocery stores than ever […]

Alternatives to Taking Away the Keys from Your Elderly Parents

Posted on: January 17th, 2018 by Medserv Blogger No Comments

It’s never easy to watch our parents grow older, especially as we find ourselves having conversations with them about their independence. Driving, in particular, can be a sticky subject. On one hand, you don’t want them to be unsafe. On the other, you know what losing that much freedom will mean to them. Fortunately, there […]

Bathroom Safety: Don’t overlook it!

Posted on: January 3rd, 2018 by Medserv Blogger No Comments

In January, we celebrate new beginnings, new goals and bathroom safety! That’s right – it’s National Bathroom Safety Month, and we cannot emphasize enough just how important it is to stay safe in this part of the house! Each year, one in three Americans over the age of 65 experiences a fall, and of those, […]

Sticking to New Year’s Resolutions

Posted on: December 14th, 2017 by Medserv Blogger No Comments

. the back of your mind, you may find yourself worrying about one thing: those New Year’s Resolutions. It’s not quite time to start making them yet, but it’s coming up fast. Only 8 percent of people who make them end up meeting their goals. Maybe you’ve been one of the lucky ones in the […]

Holiday Travel and Your CPAP

Posted on: December 7th, 2017 by Medserv Blogger No Comments

Whether you’re flying or driving, CPAP users will find a unique set of obstacles during their travels. But with the right preparation and knowledge, you and your CPAP can travel with ease.   Bring a travel CPAP machine.   Just like other forms of technology, CPAP machines have been getting smaller over time. However, the […]