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Archive for January, 2016

The do’s and don’ts of interacting with a wheelchair user

Posted on: January 22nd, 2016 by Medserv Blogger No Comments

Keep these five reminders in the back of your mind when you interact with a wheelchair user to show maximum respect: Talk to, not above: Even if they’re with an able-bodied friend or caretaker, speak directly to the wheelchair user, not just to their peers. Speaking over their head, skirting around eye contact, or ignoring […]

5 Ways to be Proactive about Your Incontinence

Posted on: January 17th, 2016 by Medserv Blogger No Comments

Adult incontinence is not a common discussion around the dinner table. Fortunately, there are some valuable resources that can help you navigate many day-to-day tasks associated with incontinence. MedServ Equipment Corp. offers these five tips to help make your days a little bit easier:   Understand how frequently you may need to change.   Most […]

The bathroom doesn’t have to be dangerous

Posted on: January 15th, 2016 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 experience a fall, and of those, […]

5 Ways You Can Improve Bathroom Safety

Posted on: January 3rd, 2016 by Medserv Blogger No Comments

One of the most dangerous rooms in the home is often the smallest: the bathroom. More falls occur there than in any other part of the house, and the CDC states that one out of every five falls among senior citizens results in serious injury. Since January is Bathroom Safety Month, MedServ Equipment Corp. would like […]