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Supporting our Heroes

We want to take a moment to thank all of the healthcare workers who are constantly working hard to keep us safe. 2020 showed us all how dedicated our healthcare workers are to their mission, and we hope to return the favor by shedding some light on the working conditions that many workers in hospitals and assisted living facilities face today.

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A Note from Medmart.com’s CEO this Holiday Season

What a year 2020 has been. COVID-19 continues to change every American’s day-to-day life, and, even with the promise of new vaccines, we have a long way to go. This country has endured so much this year – from tens of millions of Americans out of work for the first time to a turbulent election cycle that dominated our news outlets for months.  

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Stay Safe this Holiday Season

The holidays are a time for friends and family. Many people are having to make tough decisions about their holiday plans this year in order to keep their family safe, including cancelling family gatherings all together. We understand that this is not an easy decision, and we hope that you and your family are able to find a way to celebrate safely.

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2020 Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are here! Are you still looking for presents? Don’t worry - you’re not alone! The Med Mart team has created a Gift Guide to make it easy to find life-changing presents for your loved ones.

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Get Ready for Winter

It’s time to prepare for winter! The colder months are perfect for cozying up indoors, but it’s important to be ready for the outdoors in case you need to leave your home. Read our top 5 Tips for Winter, plus some extra advice from the Med Mart team to keep you safe and mobile all winter long.

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Thank You to Caregivers Everywhere!

Did you know that November is Caregiver Appreciation Month? Over 50 million Americans are caregivers, and we want to say thank you! So many people are safer, healthier, and more comfortable because of the hard work of caregivers. The services they provide amounts to a value of around $375 billion a year, even though the majority of caregivers help care for their loved ones for free. Close to 90% of caregivers care for a relative, and according to AARP the Millennial, Gen X, and Baby Boomer generations make up roughly equal parts of the caregiver population. It’s a physically and emotionally challenging job, so it’s important to take the time to support the caregivers in your life. 

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Meet the Viva Lift Series by Pride Mobility

If you’re looking for a lift chair built with the latest technology, the Viva Lift series from Pride Mobility is a great place to start. This collection features a wide range of designs featuring the latest in lift chair mechanization. Every Viva Lift model comes standard with a power headrest, power backrest, power lumbar, and footrest extension to provide custom comfort to everyone. All Viva Lift chairs also feature a 400-pound weight capacity and lithium battery backup in case of a power outage. You can easily access the Infinite Lay Flat, Relaxed, Reclined, or Upward Lift Positions from the soft-touch buttons on the USB remote.

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Breast Cancer Awareness

Did you know October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month? You may have noticed the pink ribbons and have already had conversations with your loved ones about the disease. If you haven’t, don’t worry! It’s never too late to increase awareness and better your understanding of breast cancer. The Med Mart team is here to contribute some information and advice on the topic, as well as share a few ways to support patients and survivors.

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Meet the New MedMartOnline.com

As you may have noticed, our website has recently undergone a major facelift. The team at Med Mart is excited to share our new site with our customers, and we wanted to tell you about why we’ve made some of our biggest design changes. One of the things we’re most excited about is that we have taken the initiative to make our website ADA compliant. The new Med Mart website is scanned every day to ensure we meet the standards of ADA compliance so that everyone can enjoy the same great shopping experience. Our content is now accessible to blind users, deaf users, and those who must navigate by screen readers or other assistive technologies.

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National Cholesterol Education Month

Did you know that September is National Cholesterol Education Month? Having high levels of cholesterol in your body can lead to serious health problems, so understanding the basics of what cholesterol is and how you can control your cholesterol levels is extremely important. According to the CDC, “More than 102 million American Adults (20 years or older) have total cholesterol levels at or above 200 mg/dL, which is above healthy levels.” High cholesterol levels lead to a significantly higher risk of contracting heart disease, which is the leading cause of death in the country. Read on to learn more about cholesterol and how to maintain healthy levels of it in your body.

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