Avacare Medical Blog

Support for Hurricane Dorian Victims

As Hurricane Dorian advances on our East Coast, preparations are being made as people protect and evacuate their homes. As hundreds of families flee their homes for safety, AvaCare Medical has dedicated themselves to ensuring that as many people as possible have all their medical essentials lined up for the difficult times ahead. Whether they [...]

By | 2019-09-04T14:37:45+00:00 September 4th, 2019|Medical News, Our News|Comments Off on Support for Hurricane Dorian Victims

Best Incontinence Products for 2019

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 | 2019-07-31T10:31:47+00:00 December 6th, 2018|Guest Posts, Incontinence, Our News|Comments Off on Best Incontinence Products for 2019

Fun Low-Impact Exercise Activities for Seniors

Whether you’re recovering from an injury or surgery, you have aching muscles and joints, or you just don’t want the harsh impact of an aggressive workout, you can still get your blood pumping in your golden years with low-impact exercises. The best exercises for seniors should focus on overall wellness. As you age, your risk [...]

By | 2019-09-17T14:06:52+00:00 September 18th, 2019|Caregiving, Guest Posts, Health|Comments Off on Fun Low-Impact Exercise Activities for Seniors

Tips on Choosing a Wheelchair

Here's the first rule of the day: choosing a wheelchair is not an easy task. In fact, it's just as important as any life-changing decision you will ever make. Why? Not only do you have to consider the patients' needs, but you also have to consider the types of wheelchairs out there. There are both [...]

By | 2019-09-05T13:47:55+00:00 September 6th, 2019|Caregiving, Guest Posts, Wheelchairs|Comments Off on Tips on Choosing a Wheelchair

Evolution of Medicine

Surprising but true - medicine is getting increasingly advanced, judging by the fact that life expectancy has increased around the globe. In 1840, a woman was expected to live only 42 years. In 2019, a man can expect to reach 84! More women over forty are getting pregnant these days because they know that they [...]

By | 2019-09-02T14:20:07+00:00 September 2nd, 2019|Cool Stuff, Guest Posts|Comments Off on Evolution of Medicine

Packing Essentials for a Stay in a Nursing Home

Some medical procedures require patients to go through an inpatient rehabilitation process. Such will be dependent on the type and seriousness of the disease, but the main objective is for the patient to get a total treatment. It may include different programs like occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech therapy, among others. Packing for a [...]

By | 2019-08-29T14:59:48+00:00 August 29th, 2019|Caregiving, Guest Posts|Comments Off on Packing Essentials for a Stay in a Nursing Home

Best Fall Prevention Products for 2019

If you’re caring for an older adult, or have one in your life who you care deeply about, you’re probably concerned about slip and fall accidents. Older adults are at greater risk for slips and falls for many reasons. And not only are they at greater risk of falling, but they’re more likely to sustain [...]

By | 2019-08-28T15:04:54+00:00 August 28th, 2019|Bathroom Safety, Bedroom Safety, Caregiving|Comments Off on Best Fall Prevention Products for 2019

Best Dentist-Approved Remedies for Toothaches

A toothache can be excruciatingly painful. A toothache typically points to something more seriously wrong with your teeth, gums or jaw. Symptoms can last for several days.  When a toothache occurs during the weekend, and your dentist isn't available, you can relieve the pain with the help of these soothing remedies, approved by dental experts. [...]

By | 2019-08-15T11:23:23+00:00 August 15th, 2019|Guest Posts|Comments Off on Best Dentist-Approved Remedies for Toothaches

Limited Range of Motion: Tips for Treatment

Our extended range of motion is often underappreciated until we begin to lose parts of it. Illnesses such as arthritis, tendonitis, and a whole assortment of other muscular, soft tissue, and bone disorders can gradually chip away at our ability to move. These disorders make our daily movements painful, and through this pain, limit our [...]

By | 2019-08-14T14:11:56+00:00 August 14th, 2019|Guest Posts, Senior Living|Comments Off on Limited Range of Motion: Tips for Treatment

5 Ways for Seniors With Limited Mobility to Connect With Grandchildren

Grandchildren are often a great source of joy for seniors, no matter their age or level of physical activity. Unfortunately, sometimes with age, mobility decreases. The seniors may not be able to do things the way they used to. When seniors have young grandchildren running around, it can be hard to help them keep up [...]

By | 2019-08-05T09:52:17+00:00 August 5th, 2019|Guest Posts|Comments Off on 5 Ways for Seniors With Limited Mobility to Connect With Grandchildren

How to Live Well With a Disability

If you are living with a disability then you’re not alone - according to the US Census Bureau around 1 in 5 people in the US are disabled. While a disability may cause certain limitations, there is no reason for it to reduce quality of life. With this in mind, here are some top ways [...]

By | 2019-08-05T09:43:46+00:00 August 2nd, 2019|Daily Living Aids, Guest Posts|Comments Off on How to Live Well With a Disability