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Sleep + Disabilities: What You Need to Know

Sleep + Disabilities: What You Need to Know

Posted On: October 8, 2021 by Eco Medical Equipment in: Hospital Bed, Mobility, Sleep

It is crucial to get the right amount of sleep each night as getting an inadequate amount of sleep can have an impact on a person's health in more ways than one. There are many factors that can contribute to not getting enough sleep or not sleeping well in general. Continue reading to find out why sleep is so important and how making a small change can help a person get a better night's rest.   Why Is Sleep Important?  Sleep is important for numerous reasons. For starters, having good sleep leads to better concentration and productivity. Getting an adequate amount of sleep is important for different aspects of the brain including cognition, concentration, productivity and performance, all of which are negatively impacted by a lack of sleep. Another reason why getting a good amount of sleep is important is because poor sleepers have a greater risk of developing heart disease or having
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Sleep + Disabilities: What You Need to Know

Posted On: October 8, 2021 by Eco Medical Equipment in: Hospital Bed, Mobility, Sleep

It is crucial to get the right amount of sleep each night as getting an inadequate amount of sleep can have an impact on a person's health in more ways than one. There are many factors that can contribute to not getting enough sleep or not sleeping well in general. Continue reading to find out why sleep is so important and how making a small change can help a person get a better night's...

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Tags: Bed, Disability, Mobility, Sleep

stair lift

How to Choose the Right Stair Lift

Posted On: September 10, 2021 by Eco Medical Equipment in: Mobility, Stairlift

If your mobility and accessibility needs have recently changed, things that once seemed simple now present new challenges. It’s likely that your home is not built to accommodate your new mobility needs, and that going up and down between the levels of your home has now become more difficult. But there is a solution that can be customized to fit the layout of your home while allowing you to maintain...

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Tags: lift, Mobility, stair lift

Self Care

Top Self Care Tips for Those with Limited Mobility

Posted On: August 27, 2021 by Eco Medical Equipment in: Exercise, Mobility

Keeping up with self-care is important whether or not you have limited mobility in order to keep both your physical and mental health in check. Just because you have limited mobility does not mean that you have to stop doing things that you once loved. Below are some self-care tips that you can put into place to help with your physical...

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Tags: Activities, Elderly activities, Limited Mobility, Self Care

Activities

10 Uplifting Activities for Aging Loved Ones

Posted On: August 13, 2021 by Eco Medical Equipment in: Active, Health, Mobility

As your loved ones age, they might think all they will be able to do is sit in their senior center and look back on the life they once knew. This is not the case. There are activities out there they can do to lift their spirits and make the most out of their time wherever they are. Below are 10 uplifting activities you can suggest to your loved one(s) that they can do to help lift their...

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Tags: Activities, Elderly activities, Fun, Health

Sheepskin

The Benefits of Medical-Grade Sheepskin in Healing Wounds

Posted On: July 30, 2021 by Eco Medical Equipment in: Health, Wound Care

If you’ve never heard of Australian Medical Grade Sheepskin, today is your lucky day. This is a game-changer when it comes to the prevention and healing of pressure sores and open wounds - even those that are difficult to heal. In this blog, we’ll explain the benefits of sheepskin, specifically medical grade sheepskin, and in what ways it can improve your daily life. 

Medical Grade...
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Tags: Medical-grade, Sheepskin

Elderly Traveling

Summer Safety Tips for Traveling Aging Seniors

Posted On: July 16, 2021 by Eco Medical Equipment in: Health, Mobility, Travel

One of the best parts about summer is that it’s the perfect time to travel and make memories in new places. It’s a great way to get out of the house, spend time with loved ones and explore the world. Whether you’re traveling across the country or are taking a short, weekend trip, it’s important to be well prepared so you don’t have to stress during your time away. 

1. Have...
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Tags: Mobility, Seniors, Travel

QRamp

How to Decide Which Ramp is Best for You

Posted On: June 25, 2021 by Eco Medical Equipment in: Ramp

With the beautiful weather outdoors, now is the perfect time to assess your home or business to see if any changes or additions need to be made. One thing to think about is accessibility. Here are a few questions to ask yourself to know if you need to install a ramp for your home or business. 

Do I have a business with stairs? 

If...

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Tags: Accessibility, QRamp, Ramp

Health Benefits of Elevating Your Legs

Health Benefits of Elevating Your Legs

Posted On: June 11, 2021 by Eco Medical Equipment in: Lift Chair

Lift chairs are known for their ability to lessen the risk of injury, reduce pain and increase independence and comfort. When exactly is it time to switch from your regular old recliner to a new Pride Mobility lift chair? If you answer “yes” to the following questions, it’s time to start shopping.  

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Tags: Elevating Legs, Lift Chair

Bathroom

Top 5 Bathroom Safety Tips

Posted On: May 28, 2021 by Eco Medical Equipment in: Bathroom Safety, Grab Bar

There’s a reason why the bathroom is considered the most dangerous room in a person’s house. If you don’t take the right steps to ensure safety in the bathroom, there will be many hazards present, especially for individuals with limited mobility. In this blog, we’re discussing the top 5 safety tips for you to incorporate in your bathroom. 

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Tags: Bath, Bathroom Safety, Grab Bar, Shower, Toilet

Bed

FAQs About Home Hospital Beds

Posted On: May 14, 2021 by Eco Medical Equipment in: Beds, Home Modification, Hospital Bed

If you’re considering investing in a home hospital bed but have a few questions before making it official, you’re in the right place. We’re here to answer some of the frequently asked questions about home hospital beds so you can be confident in your decision before you decide to make the purchase. 

How Is Having a Home Hospital Bed Beneficial? 

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