Avacare Medical Blog

Best Health & Fitness Products for Seniors

Fitness technology has become so ubiquitous and sophisticated that you’d have to go out of your way to ignore its innovations. Even if you’re the type that prefers to take it back to the basics with freeform workout routines in the outdoors, it’s impossible to deny the appeal of fitness gadgets. There are so many [...]

By | 2019-07-15T11:34:12+00:00 July 16th, 2019|Daily Living Aids, Guest Posts, Senior Living|Comments Off on Best Health & Fitness Products for Seniors

How to Ease Sudden Chest Pain

Many of us will get chest pain at some point in our lives. While chest pain doesn’t automatically mean there is a heart issue, it’s always best to visit your doctor if you have any concerns. With so many problems that can cause chest pain (anything from acid reflux to a heart attack), knowing what [...]

By | 2019-07-15T11:34:47+00:00 July 10th, 2019|Guest Posts, Senior Living, Senior News|Comments Off on How to Ease Sudden Chest Pain

Independence Day 2019

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. Add any of the following red, white and blue sale items to your cart and enter coupon code FIREWORKS to save $10 on your order. Valid through 7/8/19. [...]

By | 2019-07-04T10:57:47+00:00 July 4th, 2019|Our News, Sales|Comments Off on Independence Day 2019

7 Important Tips for Oral Health

A high level of hygiene is the best way to maintain optimal oral health. Taking good care of your teeth and gums will help you to prevent gum disease and other oral health issues. That doesn’t mean you have to spend hours in the bathroom every day. The trick is in knowing the right methods [...]

By | 2019-07-01T11:25:49+00:00 July 2nd, 2019|Guest Posts|Comments Off on 7 Important Tips for Oral Health

How to Stay Protected from UV Rays

While winter is renowned for its chilly weather and often stormy and dry wind, summer is synonymous with bright and sunny weather and trips to the beach. And who doesn't love spending time out in the sun? In fact, we all look forward to touring some wonderful places for summer vacation with our kids and [...]

By | 2019-07-02T09:36:25+00:00 June 28th, 2019|Guest Posts, Health|Comments Off on How to Stay Protected from UV Rays

Everything You Need to Know About Oral Hygiene

Until civilization focused on dental and oral hygiene, poor oral health was one of the biggest causes of death. Today, thanks to modern medicine, our teeth last many more years than teeth used to. This article delves into the details about how you can maintain proper oral hygiene by following a dental routine that will [...]

By | 2019-06-27T13:02:57+00:00 June 27th, 2019|Guest Posts, Health|Comments Off on Everything You Need to Know About Oral Hygiene

How to Make Ends Meet When Dealing With a Debilitating Illness

Let’s face it, if you’re like most people, you need to work in order to put food on the table and clothes on your back. Now, there are some individuals fortunate enough to be able to work for themselves, but for those who don’t have that as an option, you have an employer that is [...]

By | 2019-06-25T11:59:28+00:00 June 26th, 2019|Daily Living Aids, Guest Posts|Comments Off on How to Make Ends Meet When Dealing With a Debilitating Illness

How to Deal with Autistic Children’s Meltdowns and Tantrums

According to the Centers for Disease and Control (CDC), 1 in 59 children in the US is affected by autism. Autism is characterized by behavior and social skills deficits. Autism can occur at different levels within a spectrum, and is influenced by genetics and environmental factors. Sensory sensitivities and medical issues, such as sleep disorders [...]

By | 2019-07-11T09:27:00+00:00 June 24th, 2019|Caregiving|Comments Off on How to Deal with Autistic Children’s Meltdowns and Tantrums

Causes and Solutions of Sleep Disorders in Children

Sleep disorders are common in children. Studies have shown that up to 50 percent of children will experience sleeping problems at some point in their life. However, this should not be cause for alarm. In most cases, these problems will clear without medical intervention. Up to 30 percent of these sleeping disorders are a result [...]

By | 2019-06-18T09:59:14+00:00 June 21st, 2019|Guest Posts|Comments Off on Causes and Solutions of Sleep Disorders in Children

How Aging Adults Can Stay Safe While Moving Around

One of the best things aging adults can do to stay healthy is to walk, get enough exercise, and move around in general. Despite this, older individuals are less likely to get around on their own, often due to a fear of falling. Well, this anxiety is justified. It is estimated that around 3 million [...]

By | 2019-06-27T13:03:48+00:00 June 20th, 2019|Home Safety Modifications, Senior Living|Comments Off on How Aging Adults Can Stay Safe While Moving Around