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  1. 7 Benefits of Having a Hospital Bed at Home

    7 Benefits of Having a Hospital Bed at Home

    Wondering if it’s time to “take the plunge” and invest in a home hospital bed for yourself or a loved one? 

    Home hospital beds can make a dramatic difference in daily care routines and the quality of life for those in need of extra support (as well as their caregivers!).

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  2. Choosing the Right Hospital Bed Online: A Med Mart Guide

    Choosing the Right Hospital Bed Online: A Med Mart Guide

    Hospital and long-term care beds are designed to provide comfort and care support for individuals with various mobility needs. They can be extremely useful for long-term care residents, those with limited mobility, and elderly individuals. For patients who spend most of their day in bed, this can be the most important piece of durable medical equipment for their everyday comfort.

    When searching for the right long term care bed, it can be overwhelming to filter through hundreds of online options to find the perfect fit for your needs. Do you need a standard or specialty hospital bed? Electric bed? What safety features are important? Do you need any add-ons?

    In this guide, we’ll dive into everything you need to know to find the perfect home hospital bed for yourself, a patient, or a loved one. 

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  3. How to Rent a Wheelchair Ramp for Your Home, Business, or Event

    How to Rent a Wheelchair Ramp for Your Home, Business, or Event

    Do you need the accessibility that a wheelchair ramp provides, but don’t want the time commitment or cost of purchasing one? For short-term use, renting a wheelchair ramp can be an affordable way to accommodate mobility device users at your home, business, or event space. 


    In this guide, we’ll cover everything you need to know about renting a temporary wheelchair ramp. 

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  4. Recognizing the Signs: When to Replace Power Wheelchairs

    Recognizing the Signs: When to Replace Power Wheelchairs

    For many power wheelchair users, this mobility device can be the single most important tool to lead an independent, active, and fulfilling life. However, just like any other device or car, a power wheelchair can occasionally break down, require maintenance, or need to be replaced altogether.

    The best time to start planning to purchase a new power wheelchair is before you need one. In this guide, we'll go over the average lifespan of an electric wheelchair, as well as signs to look out for when your mobility device may be reaching the end of its life. Planning ahead gives you the time to research and make an informed decision, rather than rushing into a quick purchase because of a sudden emergency.

    How Long Do Power Wheelchairs Last?


    The average lifespan of a power wheelchair is around five years. However, this can vary depending on factors like the frequency of use, terrain it’s used on, and how well you take care of it. This lifespan estimate is for the general

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  5. The Comprehensive Guide to the Best Wheelchair Ramp Materials

    The Comprehensive Guide to the Best Wheelchair Ramp Materials

    Wheelchair ramps are essential for improving the quality of life, enhancing mobility, and promoting independence for those who use wheelchairs and other mobility devices.

    Whether you're adding a more accessible ramp for your home or investing in commercial ramps for a business, choosing the right material can play a significant role in the safety and maintenance costs of your ramp in the long run. In this guide, we'll explore the top materials used in constructing wheelchair ramps, helping you make the ideal decision for your specific needs.

    Factors to Consider 


    Selecting the best material for your wheelchair ramp involves weighing several factors, including durability, maintenance requirements, weight capacity, ease of installation, portability, and resistance to weather.

    1. Durability: How long do you expect the ramp to last? Are you ok with ordering a replacement within five years, or do you need a model to
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  6. Never Miss a Game: The Football Fan's Guide to Meeting Mobility Needs

    Never Miss a Game: The Football Fan's Guide to Meeting Mobility Needs

    Football season is finally here! As a fan, there's nothing quite like the thrill of being in the stands, cheering for your team and soaking in the atmosphere.

    For those with mobility restrictions, going to a game can sometimes feel like a daunting task. Sitting for hours at a time, endless stairs, and dealing with inclement weather can put a damper on even the most exciting games.  In this blog post, we'll go over everything you need to know to enjoy a game day without sacrificing your comfort or safety.

    Before Game Day

    • Check for accessible seating: Review seating options online, or contact the venue to ask for their accessible seating options. This is especially important if you use a wheelchair or powerchair since they usually require special seating preferences. Even if you don’t require accessible-assigned seating, you may want to intentionally purchase seats at the end of a row for more legroom and easier transfers.
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  7. How to Build a Wheelchair Ramp and Is It Worth It?

    How to Build a Wheelchair Ramp and Is It Worth It?

    Wheelchair ramps can play an important role in making your house accessible to those with mobility challenges. 


    If you decide on installing a wheelchair ramp in your home, your next question might be: do I build it myself or purchase a pre-made wheelchair ramp? There are benefits and drawbacks to each, depending on your skill level, budget, ramp needs, and more. 


    In this blog, we’ll go over the pros and cons of each wheelchair ramp type (purchased vs DIY), as well as a “middle ground” option that we highly recommend for home wheelchair ramps. 

    Build a Wheelchair Ramp Yourself

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  8. 5 Top-Rated Adjustable Home Care Hospital Beds

    5 Top-Rated Adjustable Home Care Hospital Beds

    Looking for a more comfortable sleep experience for yourself or a loved one? Adjustable home care beds can provide all the adjustability and positioning benefits of a hospital bed, while matching your bedroom decor and traditional mattress sizes. 

    Read more to learn about the difference between an adjustable home care bed and hospital beds, electric vs manual home care beds, and the top rated adjustable home care beds on the market today.

    What are Adjustable Home Care Beds?

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  9. Does Insurance Cover the Cost of Wheelchair Ramps?

    Does Insurance Cover the Cost of Wheelchair Ramps?

    Are you looking for a new wheelchair ramp to install in your home? While wheelchair ramps can transform everyday accessibility and independence for users, purchasing a ramp can be a financial challenge for many. 

    In this blog, we’ll answer a common question about wheelchair ramp installation– “Will my medical insurance cover this?”.

    Unfortunately, there’s no straightforward answer. While insurance coverage for wheelchair ramps is minimal, plenty of insurance waivers, federal programs, and community resources exist to help reduce the cost of installing a wheelchair ramp in your home. 

    Read on to learn more about if your specific medical insurance may cover a ramp, as well as additional financial aid options available to you. 

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  10. Vehicle Wheelchair Lift or Ramp: Which is Best for You?

    Vehicle Wheelchair Lift or Ramp: Which is Best for You?

    Do you or a loved one frequently use a mobility aid but want to live an active and travel-friendly lifestyle? Vehicle wheelchair ramps and vehicle wheelchair lifts make it easy to transfer heavy mobility aids (such as a wheelchair or power scooter) into a vehicle. 

    In this guide, we'll go over the differences between a wheelchair vehicle ramp vs lift, and which option may be best suited for your needs.

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