Hanna

About Hanna Landman

Hanna has been writing ever since she was old enough to hold a pen. She enjoys sharing her knowledge about the medical world, especially when it comes to the stuff she's most experienced with, like mobility equipment and incontinence products. She also loves interviewing others and hearing about their experiences, and basically likes every genre of writing besides the boring type (essays, for example). If you have any questions or compliments, you can contact Hanna through AvaCare Medical.

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

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

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

Effective Ways to Treat Painful Symptoms of Plantar Fasciitis

What is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar Fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain which is caused due to inflammation of the thick band tissue that runs across the bottom of the foot and is the connection between your toes and heel bone. Plantar fasciitis can be self-diagnosed: See if you feel a sharp [...]

By | 2019-06-14T09:00:26+00:00 June 3rd, 2019|Guides, Health|Comments Off on Effective Ways to Treat Painful Symptoms of Plantar Fasciitis

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

Wheelchairs and Its Different Formats Unveiled

A wheelchair is an essential assistive device for people who face difficulty while walking. Today wheelchairs are available in different types and are not limited only to manual wheelchairs. It is vital to know about the different types of wheelchairs so that one can make an informed choice. Self-Propelled: The self-propelled wheelchair is the most [...]

By | 2019-03-04T13:46:56+00:00 February 25th, 2019|Guest Posts, Wheelchairs|Comments Off on Wheelchairs and Its Different Formats Unveiled

Preventing Adverse Drug Events in Adults

Being harmed by medication is known as an adverse drug event (ADE), something that is unfortunately too common in seniors. Fortunately, by arming yourself with a proper education, sufficient awareness, and a few preventative measures, you can protect your loved ones from a fatal ADE. Read on to learn more, or jump straight to the [...]

By | 2019-03-04T13:46:56+00:00 February 24th, 2019|Caregiving, Daily Living Aids, Guest Posts, Senior Living|Comments Off on Preventing Adverse Drug Events in Adults

Does Medicare Cover Medical Supplies? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Medicare will often cover medical supplies and equipment that are needed in your home. However, there is a certain kind of medical supplies that Medicare will not cover. For Medicare to cover medical equipment, they need to be durable, meaning that they must be able to be used repeatedly without being damaged. Usually, this means [...]

By | 2019-03-04T13:46:56+00:00 February 21st, 2019|Guest Posts, Guides|Comments Off on Does Medicare Cover Medical Supplies? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Tips for Finding Cheaper Wheelchairs

The decision of which wheelchair to purchase should be based on many factors, including how much a person weighs and how many hours a day the wheelchair will be used. Pricing is also an essential factor which cannot be overlooked. It is possible to find a wheelchair that is well-priced and high quality from a reputable [...]

By | 2019-03-04T13:46:56+00:00 February 19th, 2019|Guest Posts, Wheelchairs|Comments Off on Tips for Finding Cheaper Wheelchairs

How To Look After Your Elderly Relative’s Health Needs

As we get older, we have a greater risk of contracting long-term health issues and more serious illnesses. Many elderly people struggle to support themselves and create the best environment to care for their own health needs. If you are looking after an elderly relative and want to ensure that his health needs are met, [...]

By | 2019-03-04T13:46:56+00:00 February 17th, 2019|Caregiving, Guest Posts|Comments Off on How To Look After Your Elderly Relative’s Health Needs