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Get back the freedom and independence you deserve with Medical Alert Systems

Posted by Marx Medical Equipment on 1/27/22 11:00 AM

What is a Medical Alert System and how it works

As the elderly population increases, more seniors are choosing to either live independently or with a caregiver. There are many problems that seniors may encounter trying to keep their independence in their own home. Caregivers and spouses are often overwhelmed with responsibilities of patients that were recently released from the hospital. This can include managing their medication and making sure they’re safe in the household. Most seniors prefer not to seek medical treatment or hospitalization when there is a health concern and therefore, wearing a medical alert bracelet or subscribing to a medical alert service can be a simple solution to both the patient and their families.

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What is Complex Rehab and why is so important

Posted by Marx Medical Equipment on 12/21/21 11:45 AM

About Complex Rehab Technology

Complex rehab technology products and services include medically necessary, individually configured manual and power wheelchair systems, adaptive seating systems, alternative positioning systems, and other mobility devices that require evaluation, fitting, configuration, adjustment, or programming.

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Do I need a walker or rollator?

Posted by Marx Medical Equipment on 7/30/21 11:30 AM

Due to the aging society there is an increasing need for appropriate technical devices for less dependent living. Walking aids, especially the so-called rollators, are frequently prescribed for people with gait and balance disorders to improve mobility. The term “rollator”, as defined by the International Organization for Standardization, is frequently used synonymous with the term “walker”, “wheeled walker”, “four-wheeled walker”, “rolling walker” or “walking frame”. Rollators are defined as walking aids with built-in handgrips and three or more legs of which two or more are having wheels, which provide support whilst walking. Additionally, they need to be equipped with a seat for resting.

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Stairlifts advice guide

Posted by Marx Medical Equipment on 6/24/21 10:50 AM

Stairlifts advice guide

A stairlift carries people (and sometimes wheelchairs) up and down staircases. Motorised domestic stairlifts are relatively straightforward devices, although they become slightly more complicated if you have a curved or unusually shaped staircase.

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What is a Hoyer Lift and how do you use it

Posted by Marx Medical Equipment on 5/18/21 11:46 AM

What is a Hoyer Lift?

People who are living with immobility can rely on the Hoyer lift to safely transport them from place to place with the help of their caregivers. A Hoyer lift is a mobility tool used to help seniors with mobility challenges get out of bed or the bath without the assistance of another person. Named for its inventor, the Hoyer lift is also referred to as a portable total body lift or a patient lift. These devices can be free-standing, on wheels, or can be secured to a wall or the ceiling, depending on the user’s needs and room set-up.

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