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Power Scooter Sale: Summer 2017

It's summer - time to get out and about! For some, that means investing in a high quality power scooter that'll make outdoor travel simpler and easier. The following mobility scooters are on sale until 7/24/2017. Use promo code SUMMER50 at checkout to receive $50 off your order including any of these products. Also keep in [...]

By | 2017-07-17T12:59:10+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Our News, Sales|0 Comments

Manual Wheelchairs vs. Transport Chairs

Contributed by Medline Industries, Inc. Manual wheelchairs and transport chairs are often grouped together when being discussed. However there are key differences between the two that many people are not familiar with. Both feature similar designs and help make life easier for those who require assistance from a mobility device. With one in four adults over [...]

By | 2017-07-12T10:15:35+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Guest Posts, Wheelchairs|5 Comments

July 4th Sale 2017

Happy Independence Day! It's time to pull out the red, white and blue and show some American pride - and that's exactly what we're doing here at AvaCare Medical. Increase your own independence with any of the following sale items... and here's the bonus: if you choose any product from the options below that's either red, white or blue, [...]

By | 2017-06-28T12:04:07+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Our News, Sales|0 Comments

Liberating Wheels: Silver Sport II Wheelchair

Deciding that you need a wheelchair is a brave decision, and knowing that you can’t manage everyday tasks as carefree as before is not an easy concept to process. However, you should find it liberating to know that you made the decision to continue to live a life you love - visit with family and [...]

By | 2017-06-28T12:10:34+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Guest Posts, Wheelchairs|0 Comments

Cruiser Wheelchairs: Selecting a Manual Wheelchair

Shop Wheelchairs   Selecting the right manual wheelchair can be an overwhelming experience, but we’re here to help make the process a little easier. When researching manual wheelchairs, consider these four topics: 1) how the wheelchair performs; 2) the style of wheelchair; 3) what features come standard, and 4) what accessories can be added. [...]

By | 2017-06-26T11:53:17+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Guest Posts, Wheelchairs|0 Comments

Being There for the Aging Men in Your Life

Growing old is not for the faint of heart. In the name of celebrating the fathers, uncles, grandfathers and great-grandfathers who have helped shape our lives, let’s take a moment to consider the unique challenges that aging men face. The more openly we discuss the social and psychological challenges unique to the men we love, [...]

By | 2017-06-22T15:29:16+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Guest Posts, Senior Living|0 Comments

Wheelchair Etiquette: 10 Tips for Interactions with Wheelchair Users

As wheelchairs become more available and more affordable, more and more people who have trouble walking or standing are opting to use a wheelchair as their primary mobility aid. The following are some important tips to keep in mind when interacting with a wheelchair user, whether it is a stranger or a friend. […]

By | 2017-06-20T11:11:11+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Spotlight on: Disability, Wheelchairs|0 Comments

Phone Scams: Preying on the Elderly

Robocalls (prerecorded, automated phone calls), are illegal in the US - but when they are used on the elderly, it's not only illegal; it's cruel. Several years ago, the Federal Trade Commission reported that consumers lose about $350 million a year due to robocalls. With the senior citizen community being of the most susceptible to [...]

By | 2017-06-12T15:48:22+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Senior Living|0 Comments

5 Quick Tips for Seniors Purchasing a Home

By Jim Vogel Moving is never an easy decision, even if it is for a good reason such as moving to be closer to family or downsizing. Leaving the home you’ve grown accustomed to and made memories in is hard, but purchasing your next home shouldn’t be. Take at look at these five tips to [...]

By | 2017-06-02T12:11:47+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Guest Posts, Senior Living|1 Comment