Avacare Medical Blog

Best Incontinence Products for 2020

Whether you have recently started experiencing incontinence problems, or have been living with them for a long time, one of the most important considerations is which incontinence products to buy. It can be hard deciding which products best suit your needs and lifestyle, and people often take a while trying out different products until they [...]

By | 2020-02-10T14:16:47+00:00 July 31st, 2019|Guides, Incontinence, Our News|Comments Off on Best Incontinence Products for 2020

The Benefits of Mobility Scooters

If you’re interested in getting yourself a mobility aid, be sure to do research in order to ensure that the aid you choose will be ideal for you. A mobility aid is an essential piece of equipment for anyone who suffers from mobility problems, whether due to disability, age, or any other reason. One popular [...]

By | 2020-03-17T10:34:16+00:00 March 17th, 2020|Guest Posts|Comments Off on The Benefits of Mobility Scooters

How to Protect Your Income When You Are Disabled

Disability coverage is available for many different types of situations, but they all have one thing in common: the person filing for disability needs help. That help can come in many forms. For most, it's financial assistance or workplace accommodations, but for others it could simply be a record made, or services available when they [...]

By | 2020-03-03T09:45:18+00:00 March 3rd, 2020|Guest Posts, Spotlight on: Disability|Comments Off on How to Protect Your Income When You Are Disabled

How to Sleep Well Despite Back Pain

Back pain and sleep are old enemies, and unless you take active steps to combat back pain, a good night’s sleep can soon become a distant memory! Thankfully, there are ways to ensure a good night’s rest, even if you are suffering from chronic pain. Stay with us as we discuss a few tips on [...]

By | 2020-02-24T14:53:40+00:00 February 21st, 2020|Guest Posts|Comments Off on How to Sleep Well Despite Back Pain

How Seniors Can Protect & Monitor Their Heart Health 

With heart disease being the leading cause of death in the United States, keeping a close eye on your cardiac health is the responsible thing to do, and can help you maintain a great quality of life well into your golden years. But with so many suggestions, it can be hard to know what to [...]

By | 2020-02-12T14:19:21+00:00 February 13th, 2020|Guest Posts|Comments Off on How Seniors Can Protect & Monitor Their Heart Health 

Nursing Home Neglect vs. Self-Neglect

As our loved ones become older and frail, it is important to ensure they receive proper care. Many are unable to tend to themselves, and will increasingly rely on other people to cater to their basic needs. Senior citizens are among the most vulnerable people in our lives, and are often neglected. This can include [...]

By | 2020-02-12T13:26:35+00:00 February 12th, 2020|Caregiving, Guest Posts, Guides, Senior Living|Comments Off on Nursing Home Neglect vs. Self-Neglect

Tips for Quitting Smoking

Almost every smoker is aware of the health risks associated with smoking. However, this doesn’t make ending the harmful habit easier. Whether a person is a lifetime nicotine addict who requires a pack every day, or an occasional smoker, quitting is a tough task. Tobacco smoking is both a psychological habit and physical addiction. Cigarettes [...]

By | 2020-02-07T09:40:36+00:00 February 5th, 2020|Guest Posts|Comments Off on Tips for Quitting Smoking

Incontinence Tips for Seniors and Caregivers

Incontinence is a relatively common condition that most frequently affects older women. This condition causes one to lose bladder or bowel control partially or completely. A partial lack of bladder control will result in small, uncomfortable leaks, and total lack of bladder or bowel control will mean total incontinence. Most Common Forms of Incontinence Stress [...]

By | 2020-01-31T11:36:45+00:00 February 3rd, 2020|Guest Posts, Incontinence|Comments Off on Incontinence Tips for Seniors and Caregivers

Most Common Infections in the Elderly: Prevention and Treatment

Anyone can get sick and acquire infections like UTI and pneumonia. But elderly adults over age 65 are at a higher risk of infections due to their plummeting health conditions. Early detection is crucial to reduce the risk of more severe diseases, and even death. If you have an elderly family member, make sure that [...]

By | 2020-01-31T09:49:21+00:00 January 31st, 2020|Caregiving, Guest Posts|Comments Off on Most Common Infections in the Elderly: Prevention and Treatment

Stocking Your Medical Office

Do you want to establish a new healthcare office? Are you interested in replenishing your office's current surgical supplies stock? Do you want to upgrade your outdated devices? It is vital to well-stock your healthcare office with surgical and medical supplies. If you want to provide the best customer service and medical facilities to your patients, [...]

By | 2020-01-30T10:35:44+00:00 January 30th, 2020|Guest Posts|Comments Off on Stocking Your Medical Office

6 Steps to Making Your Home Senior Friendly

When updating your house to make it senior-friendly, there are several things to consider. These include kitchen conveniences, bathroom fixtures, and much more. There are many options you can find on the internet which, together with your novel ideas, can prepare a lovely home for your loved ones. Not everyone has the luxury of designing [...]

By | 2020-01-16T11:35:16+00:00 January 16th, 2020|Bathroom Safety, Bedroom Safety, Guest Posts|Comments Off on 6 Steps to Making Your Home Senior Friendly