<img height="1" width="1" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=1942602926028454&amp;ev=PageView &amp;noscript=1">

Marx Medical Equipment

Recent Posts

If Medicare Won’t Pay for My Stair lift, Who Will?

Posted by Marx Medical Equipment on 5/22/19 7:38 AM

It’s a question we hear quite frequently: Will Medicare pay for my stair lift?

And the quick, short answer is “No.”

However, we’d rather be helpful than just offer a quick yes or no.

And although Medicare does pay for “durable medical equipment” such as wheelchairs, when it comes to stair lifts, Medicare says “No.” That’s because it counts stair lifts as “home modifications,” which aren’t covered under the program.

Read More

Topics:

Will Installing a Stair Lift Damage My Home?

Posted by Marx Medical Equipment on 5/8/19 9:40 AM

For many people, having stair lifts installed means adding a permanent fixture – although a very useful fixture – to their home.

But not everyone who needs a stair lift will need it for very long.

Maybe you have a relative coming to visit for a few weeks, and you know they won’t be able to manage to get up and down your steps.

Or maybe you’re recovering from surgery and need to give your knees a rest for a while.

Whatever the case, a temporary stair lift rental offers you a solution. Yet at the back of your mind, you might be wondering: Will installing a stair lift damage my steps or my walls?

Read More

Topics:

How to Tackle Diabetes Head On

Posted by Marx Medical Equipment on 4/10/19 10:30 AM

You’re in your doctor’s office. They tell you they’ve found the answer to why you feel nauseous so often, why you’re in the bathroom so often, why you’re always thirsty.

You have diabetes.

It’s not what you expected and it leaves you feeling shattered. That’s understandable. Any serious diagnosis will do that, especially one for a disease that will affect how you live the rest of your life.

Read More

Topics:

Taking Incontinence on Vacation: A Survival Guide

Posted by Marx Medical Equipment on 3/20/19 11:23 AM

If you’re someone who deals with incontinence and uses incontinence products, the idea of taking a vacation can seem stressful. It’s hard enough living with incontinence at home, let alone in an unfamiliar city or even country.

But with enough planning and the right mindset, it’s possible for you to get out and explore the planet despite your condition. Read on to learn more about traveling when you have incontinence.

Read More

Topics: ,

Winter Foot Care Tips for People with Diabetes

Posted by Marx Medical Equipment on 3/6/19 11:20 AM

Diabetic foot care is important no matter the season.

But winter can present some unique challenges for people with diabetes, as they face threats like dry skin, increased numbness and decreased circulation.

The right diabetic footwear is important this time of year, whether that means diabetic socks, shoes or diabetic inserts. But proper footwear can only do so much. It’s important to take steps each day to make sure your feet are well cared for when winter comes.

Read More

Topics:

 
 
 
 
Download Aging in Place: How to Plan for Senior Living

Subscribe To Blog

Recent Blog Posts