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  1. Ensuring Safety: Key Features of Modern Hospital Beds

    Ensuring Safety: Key Features of Modern Hospital Beds


    Do you want to make life a little easier and safer for your loved ones?


    What about protecting against dangerous falls or harmful bacteria?  


    A modern, at-home hospital bed may be your solution. That’s right– hospital beds aren’t just for facilities! 


    These beds come packed with plenty of safety features to keep your loved ones comfortable and safe while “aging in place”. 

     

    Here, we’ll cover some of the top safety features to look for when finding a hospital bed for your home. 

     

     

    Why Purchase a Hospital Bed?

    What’s so special about an at-home hospital bed? 

    Hospital beds can dramatically improve daily

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  2. Aging in Place: How to Make Your Home Comfortable for a Loved One

    Aging in Place: How to Make Your Home Comfortable for a Loved One

    Are you looking to make your home more safe and comfortable for an aging loved one? Or are you helping “remodel” their home to be more accessible?


    There are plenty of steps that you can take in order to make a living space safer for elderly individuals. These recommendations don’t require expensive construction costs (some are free!), and can make all the difference in everyday life for you or a loved one. 


    Read on for our top tips on creating a home perfect for “aging in place”.

     

      1. Clear Clutter and Obstructions

    This is one of the most important steps to keeping your home accessible. Best of all, it’s completely free of cost! Clean up your home to reduce the risk of falls and make it easier to navigate. Remove piles of clothing on the floor, re-organize furniture to create clear walkways,

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  3. Our top tips for preventing dangerous falls in the home: specialty home hospital beds, add-ons, tips, and more!

    How to Keep Your Elderly Loved Ones from Falling Out of Bed

    Do you want to make sure that an elderly loved one is safe living at home? Make sure you consider fall prevention. 

    Unexpected falls are one of the most dangerous risk factors for aging adults. Falls become more common as we age because we lose muscle mass and struggle to keep our balance. A simple fall out of bed can lead to broken bones, head trauma, and other scary consequences. 


    Here’s the good news: there are modern hospital beds and tools specifically designed to prevent falls out of bed. With the right hospital bed at home, you can have peace of mind knowing that you don’t need to worry about falls in the night. 

    In this blog, we’ll go over our top tips for preventing falls, top hospital beds, and other features to look out for to keep elderly loved ones safe. 

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  4. Adjustable Beds: Our Top 3 Hospital Bed Alternatives

    Adjustable Beds: Our Top 3 Hospital Bed Alternatives

    Would you like to experience old age in a medical facility, or at home surrounded by friends and family members?

    As the baby boomer generation ages, many individuals are determined to age “in place,” staying in their homes and surrounded by loved ones. Aging in place is becoming increasingly popular—and with good reason! It allows you to remain comfortable in your home and have full control over your daily life.

    The real reasons why we need comfortable hospital beds:

    • Improves your loved one's comfort and sleep quality.
    • Facilitates better care and nursing access.
    • Reduces pressure sores with adjustable features.
    • Supports recovery through improved rest.
    • Enables better circulation and respiratory function.
    • Customizable positions aid specific health needs.
    • Promotes independence and mobility
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  5. Medical Mobility Devices: Should You Use Insurance or Self-Pay?

    Medical Mobility Devices: Should You Use Insurance or Self-Pay?

      Pros Cons
    Insurance
    • Free or low-cost
    • Long documentation/approval process
    • Possible denial
    • Limited customization
    • Only basic models provided
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  6. When Is the Right Time to Buy a Hospital Bed for Your Senior Loved One?

    When Is the Right Time to Buy a Hospital Bed for Your Senior Loved One?

    Do you want to help provide the best quality of care possible for your parent, spouse, or other loved one? 

    It can be difficult to watch loved ones get older: daily mobility and everyday tasks that used to be simple, suddenly aren’t anymore. Your loved ones may begin to struggle with getting out of bed on their own, may be a fall risk, or need to stay in specific seated positions to accommodate health conditions. 

    As family members age, risks of health complications and injuries also increase. 

    A home hospital bed can be an enormous help in caring for your loved one and providing them a happier, safer quality of life. 

    You may be wondering- how do I know when to buy a home hospital bed? 

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  7. 8 Considerations When Choosing a Hospital Bed for Home Care

    8 Considerations When Choosing a Hospital Bed for Home Care

    Struggling to get in and out of bed? Need relief from pressure sores or achey joints? Dealing with a chronic health condition? Home hospital beds can provide significant relief, improve health outcomes, and improve everyday life for a wide range of people. 


    Here are our top tips for choosing a home hospital bed to improve you or a loved one’s quality of life. 

    Manual, Semi-Electric, and Electric Hospital Beds

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  8. Semi Electric vs Electric Hospital Beds- What’s the Difference?

    Semi Electric vs Electric Hospital Beds- What’s the Difference?

    Gone are the days of struggling with bulky cranks or stacking pillows in order to help a patient change position in bed. These days, modern hospital and long term care beds include motorized systems for easy adjustment. 

    Need to sit up in bed? Raise your knees? Changing positions can be as simple as pressing a button on a handheld remote control. 

    If you’re looking for a home hospital bed, you may find yourself wondering– what’s the difference between a fully electric and semi-electric hospital bed? 

    Fully Electric vs Semi-Electric Hospital Beds

    Both electric and semi-electric hospital beds use motors to adjust the positioning of the bed without manual strain. Patients or caregivers can adjust

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  9. Top Reasons to Switch from a “Regular” to a Hospital Bed at Home

    Top Reasons to Switch from a “Regular” to a Hospital Bed at Home

    Thinking about making the transition from a regular bed to home hospital bed, but aren’t sure if it’s worth it?

    Don’t let the name fool you, “hospital beds” belong in your home as well, and can dramatically transform the everyday comfort and wellbeing of those with mobility issues.

    In this blog, we’ll explore four of the top reasons to have a hospital bed at home for yourself or a loved one.

    Improved Comfort

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  10. 5 Important Things to Know When Selecting Bed Safety Rails for Home Hospital Beds

    5 Important Things to Know When Selecting Bed Safety Rails for Home Hospital Beds

    What is a Bed Safety Rail?

    A home hospital bed safety rail is a component that secures to a home bed, offering a helping hand to support loved ones with mobility limitations. These rails help provide a sturdy grip while entering/exiting the bed and prevent harmful falls. 

    Bed safety rails can be purchased as part of a hospital bed kit or individually.

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