Avacare Medical Blog

Best eWheels Mobility Scooters

If you’re looking for a mobility scooter that makes getting around not only easy but enjoyable as well, you’ll want to take a look at this guide before you buy. We’re making a list of the top 5 best mobility scooters from eWheels that you can order online. We’ll also provide you a checklist of [...]

By | 2019-03-13T12:28:15+00:00 March 18th, 2019|Guest Posts, Product Reviews|Comments Off on Best eWheels Mobility Scooters

How To Make Your Home Safer for Elderly Parents

Many parents, nowadays, move into a child’s home in their elderly years. It’s understandable – after all, it allows us to give back to those who gave so much to us, for so long. But to properly look after them, we need to ensure that they are safe. To help you make some necessary adjustments, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T12:14:41+00:00 March 14th, 2019|Caregiving, Guest Posts, Guides|Comments Off on How To Make Your Home Safer for Elderly Parents

Encouraging Elderly Relatives to Keep Healthy Habits

Health upkeep is hard enough when you’re fully capable of it. As you get older, it can become nearly impossible to take care of yourself if you have longtime unhealthy habits. Taking preventative health measures is necessary to protect your health. If you have senior friends, neighbors, or family members, you can intervene on their [...]

By | 2019-03-12T13:50:14+00:00 March 13th, 2019|Caregiving, Guest Posts, Health|Comments Off on Encouraging Elderly Relatives to Keep Healthy Habits

Mobility Scooter Guide: Pick the Best Model for You or Your Loved Ones

Mobility scooters are one of the most reliable modes of transportation for seniors and people who can’t walk by themselves. They ensure a safe driving experience, and they minimize the energy spent on going from one place to the other. Mobility scooters are considered medical equipment because they are specially made for people who have [...]

By | 2019-03-11T11:09:14+00:00 March 12th, 2019|Guest Posts, Guides, Wheelchairs|Comments Off on Mobility Scooter Guide: Pick the Best Model for You or Your Loved Ones

What You Never Knew About In Vitro Diagnostics

Healthcare is an industry that is becoming more and more advanced. As time goes by, a lot of devices and techniques are discovered, and one of those is the In Vitro Diagnostics. As an integral part of healthcare, In Vitro Diagnostics (IVD) enables the healthcare professionals to screen, diagnose, treat, monitor, and manage the diseases. [...]

By | 2019-03-11T09:49:55+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Guest Posts, Medical News|Comments Off on What You Never Knew About In Vitro Diagnostics

Tips for Recovering At Home After A Knee Replacement Surgery

Knee arthroplasty, or knee replacement surgery, can help restore the natural function of a damaged knee and aid in relieving the pain in a severely diseased or damaged knee joint. Knee arthroplasty is a common procedure that involves cutting away all diseased or damaged cartilage and bone from the shinbone, kneecap, and thighbone, which collectively [...]

By | 2019-03-06T13:22:29+00:00 March 7th, 2019|Guest Posts, Home Safety Modifications, Wound Care|Comments Off on Tips for Recovering At Home After A Knee Replacement Surgery

Incontinence Tips for Caregivers

Incontinence, where a patient loses bladder control, is a difficult condition to deal with. Amidst the challenges of daily lives, it becomes overwhelming for the caregivers to provide the best care to the suffering loved one. Which is why there comes the point when family caregivers think of moving their loved one to nursing care. But, [...]

By | 2019-03-06T12:03:57+00:00 March 6th, 2019|Caregiving, Incontinence, Senior Living|Comments Off on Incontinence Tips for Caregivers

Special Considerations for Gut Health in Older Adults

Many normal physiological processes can slow down with age, leading to various health challenges. The healthcare industry has long documented that the older we get, the more issues we will have with our digestive system. It is true these problems can happen when we are younger, but, unfortunately, almost 50 percent of older adults have [...]

By | 2019-03-05T14:43:59+00:00 March 5th, 2019|Health|Comments Off on Special Considerations for Gut Health in Older Adults

10 Things to Know When Buying a Manual Wheelchair

Although there are many different types of wheelchairs available nowadays, the most popular of them all is still the classic manual wheelchair. But how can you know which manual wheelchair is the right one for you? It can be complicated to choose the best wheelchair for your needs when there are so many excellent options [...]

By | 2019-03-04T13:46:56+00:00 March 4th, 2019|Wheelchairs|Comments Off on 10 Things to Know When Buying a Manual Wheelchair

11 Tips to Prevent and Minimize Adult Diaper Leaks

Adult pull-up diapers are one of the most effective solutions to adult incontinence. These incontinence products are popular with caregivers because they help provide better quality care. Diapers allow the user to enjoy a more active life without fear. Wearing a good adult diaper boosts the confidence of the individual suffering from adult incontinence and [...]

By | 2019-03-04T13:46:56+00:00 March 3rd, 2019|Incontinence|Comments Off on 11 Tips to Prevent and Minimize Adult Diaper Leaks