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Rollin' Through: A Guide to Traveling with Your Mobility Walker

Posted by HaloHealthcare.com on 2019 Aug 12th

Rollin' Through: A Guide to Traveling with Your Mobility Walker
Don't let your mobility walker stop you from making those big travel plans! You have every right to travel the world as much as anyone else does and your mobile capabilities shouldn't leave you feeling otherwise. That's why it's time to put the stress of traveling with a mobility walker behind you and keep rollin' through!And we're here to help you. We've put together this amazing guide on how to travel with your mobility walker. Below are all the tips, tricks, and preps you'll need to know abou
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Make That Move: 8 Useful Walker And Wheelchair Exercises To Do Each Day

Posted by HaloHealthcare.com on 2019 Aug 12th

Make That Move: 8 Useful Walker And Wheelchair Exercises To Do Each Day
Receiving a diagnosis that involves limited mobility can be devastating. You're likely to grieve the loss of your mobility, which is completely normal. But, knowing that you can still be active and learn to adjust can help to shift your mindset when you're ready. Having a growth mindset is one way you can help yourself to participate in walker and wheelchair exercises. A growth mindset means that you adopt the belief that you are able to learn and adapt. You recognize that you'll need to learn n
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Does Medicare Cover Walkers? A Guide on Canada vs. U.S.A Rules

Posted by HaloHealthcare.com on 2019 Jul 5th

Does Medicare Cover Walkers? A Guide on Canada vs. U.S.A Rules
Did you know that in 2017, 20% of Canadians aged 15 years and older had a mobility disability? That's about 6.2 million people with problems restricting their daily activities!No wonder that mobility issues are now the third leading cause of disability in the country. And for those who suffer from mobility impairments, the need for an assistive device is often a must.The good news is quality walking canes aren't that expensive—some cost even less than $20. Walkers and rollators, however, can cos
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7 Signs that Show You Should Be Using a Walker

Posted by HaloHealthcare.com on 2019 Jul 5th

7 Signs that Show You Should Be Using a Walker
It's estimated that 7% of Americans aged 65 or older need help with personal care. As the population ages, that number is likely to increase.Staying independent is important to many people. They may not have family nearby to help and they may not be able to afford assisted living. One of the most important factors in being independent is the ability to get around without help.A walker can make a big difference. Let's look at some signs that you should consider using a walker.You Can't Rely on Yo
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Tips On Mastectomy Clothing For Comfort After Surgery

Posted by HaloHealthcare.com on 2019 Jun 28th

Tips On Mastectomy Clothing For Comfort After Surgery
When most people undergo breast surgery, they anticipate some obvious changes in their lives, like how different they may appear or how long it will take for the pain to subside. However, very few people actually anticipate how hard or how challenging something as simple as getting dressed could get.Regardless of whether a patient undergoes a single or double mastectomy, range of motion is very limited after the surgery and pulling on things can be a real pain. A mastectomy is major surgery and
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