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.

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

Advice for Seniors Dealing With Seasonal Affective Disorder

Winter can be a challenging time of year for seniors. The cold alone can make you question leaving the house, and the risks only get worse from there, from a spike in those arthritis symptoms to an increased chance of slipping and falling as you travel. But one subtle yet significant threat that often quietly [...]