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Happy National Nurses Day!

Today is National Nurses Day and the first day of National Nurses Week! Do you have a nurse or nurses that have contributed to keeping you healthy and well? We bet you do. Today, and this week, is the perfect time to express your gratitude for their hard work and dedication. Nurses have a passion for helping others and a drive to carry them through a hectic, long, and often thankless work day. Ironically, more nurses have been facing health issues themselves due to stress, poor nutrition, and difficult work demands. Nurses can face life, death, joy, and pain head-on during just one shift. It is of the utmost importance that we all take the time to make sure they know how much they are appreciated.

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Get Ready for Vacation!

We know that transporting medical equipment can be a pain. Don’t let it hold you back from traveling! Med Mart is here to help you find the perfect portable solution for all of your medical equipment needs. From mobility scooters to patient lifts, we have product options to keep you healthy and comfortable anywhere you go! Spring is the perfect time to plan your vacation. Take that road trip, cruise, or flight you’ve been dreaming about, and we can make sure you enjoy it to the max. Read on to see some of our favorite products for quick and easy mobility, no matter where you travel to.

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Stay Active with Adaptive Sports

March Madness may be ending but Spring has just begun - time to get outside! Maintaining an active lifestyle can improve coordination, release endorphins, build your muscles and strengthen your heart! There are plenty of options to get involved in adaptive sports, offering varying levels of physical activity. Numerous programs nationwide are seeking to provide positive and active experiences for people of all ages. Basketball, cycling, and tennis have always been popular, but opportunities abound. Many organizations now offer outdoor adventure programs that include rock climbing, rafting, and archery. Read on to hear more about some of the people who are making adaptive sports accessible all over the country.

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Get Outside This Spring!

Spring is on its way! Now is the perfect time to make sure you have everything you need to get out and about this season. Maintain or improve your access to the great outdoors with our heavy duty mobility scooters, ramps, and vehicle lifts. Don’t miss out on any beautiful weather or time with your family this springtime. Read on to learn about some of the most essential products for making sure you can get around with ease.

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Happy Caregiver Appreciation Day!

A Day to Honor Caregivers Everywhere

Caregiver Appreciation Day comes not once, but many times a year. The holiday is celebrated on various days throughout the year, including today, March 3rd. While normally we stick to one day per holiday, let’s be honest, they deserve all of the appreciation! 

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Your Power Chair and Scooter Batteries Need Love, Too!

You’ve carefully selected your power chair or scooter in order to find a model that gives you the ability to travel plenty on a single battery charge. But how much thought are you giving to how you care for your batteries, themselves? Truth is, your batteries need a bit of extra care, and this can greatly improve their lifespan, saving you from having to buy new batteries sooner than necessary.

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Taking Care of the Caregiver

When a loved one needs your care, it can be all too easy to dedicate yourself to meeting their needs. But in order to care for a loved one, you, the caregiver, need to take care of yourself, too. These four steps can help to keep you safe and healthy so you can care for your loved one.   

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Ramp Versus Vertical Platform Lift. Which Is Best for You?

When it comes to making your home or business accessible, you have two main choices: ramps or vertical platform lifts. Both of these options can help anyone who uses a wheelchair, scooter, walker, or other wheeled device to access an area that stairs or other obstacles would otherwise prevent them from accessing. Ultimately, the decision of whether a ramp or vertical platform lift is right depends on the layout of the area, your budget, and your priorities. Here’s what you need to know. 

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Why to Pay Out of Pocket for Durable Medical Equipment

Health insurance was originally designed to make coping with healthcare costs – and the costs of the equipment that you need – easier. Over time, though, health insurance has become more complex, and the emergence of high-deductible plans often means that you’ll still need to pay significant amounts of money out-of-pocket.

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