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The Man Behind the Hoyer Lift

Hoyer Lifts have defined the patient lift industry for over 60 years. Based on innovation and outstanding performance, the Hoyer brand’s versatile line of patient lifts is now distributed through Joerns Healthcare. While many recognize the Hoyer name, not many people know the inspiring story of the company’s founder, Ted Hoyer. We wanted to share his story with you to honor the memory of this incredible innovator.

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When is it Time to Ask for Help?

It can be difficult to know when it’s time to get additional support for your loved one. Emotional, financial, and logistical problems often arise around the issue of when and how to find caregiving support outside of the family. There are, however, some very clear warning signs that, no matter how difficult the decision may be, show that it is time to ask for help caring for your loved one. 

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When to Consider a Patient Lift

The most common reason that our customers choose to purchase a patient lift is to reduce the risk of injury to both caretakers and patients during transfers. Helping a loved one from their bed into a wheelchair or helping them up from the floor after a fall may seem perfectly safe. However, when these transfers happen frequently they can cause back problems in caretakers and extreme discomfort for patients.

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February is American Heart Month

It's American Heart Month and the Med Mart team is here to help you understand how to keep your heart healthy. Learn about the causes of cardiovascular disease, understand the signs and symptoms of common heart problems, and take on a challenge from the National Heart, Lungs, and Blood Institute! 

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Perfecting the Lift Chair

We know how hard it can be to find the perfect lift chair for you or your loved one. The Med Mart team is proud to carry a large selection of lift chairs and more from these world-class brands. Read this post to discover the two companies that perfected the lift chair.

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Aging at Home?

We know that choosing how to provide care for your loved ones can be a difficult and emotional decision. Many Americans are the primary caregivers for their own family members, some choose to send their loved ones to nursing homes, and others hire in-home care professionals as primary caregivers. Each of these options comes with a different price tag, and we want to help you better understand the cost difference between them. 

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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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