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Benefits of Having a Blood Pressure Monitor at Home

shutterstock_521817334Did you know that having high blood pressure increases your risk of heart disease and a stroke? Do you suffer from high blood pressure? If so, you might want to consider purchasing a blood pressure monitor for your home. With an at-home blood pressure monitor system, you’ll be able to rest easy knowing that you can track your results whenever you want.

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7 Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

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The winter weather is in full effect in Canada. From snow to sleet, wind chills to deep freezes, the extreme weather can be relentless. Although it is important for everyone to stay protected in these severe conditions, it becomes substantially more vigilant as you age. Not sure where to start? That’s why we’ve developed a list of 7 winter safety tips for Seniors. Read more ›

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Why Should I Purchase a TENS Unit?

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The Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) unit is a noninvasive way to block or override signals from your nerves to the spine and the brain. TENS units have different adjustable settings and voltage controls which help control the intensity of stimulation.

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The Importance of Patient Lifts

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Safety is incredibly important when dealing with an immobile patient. Simple tasks such as getting out of bed can quickly become a struggle. Not only does the patient feel the effects of this struggle, but the caregiver feels it too. There is, however, a solution to the problems associated with immobility. A powered patient lift is a machine that works to lift a patient from their bed. These lifts can assist patients in maneuvering around without any strain or stress. These lifts also allow caregivers to have a much easier time helping their patients with this simple-to-use machine.

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Benefits of Heat Application for Arthritis Pain

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If you suffer from arthritis pain, heat application and therapy may be beneficial. However, in order to understand if heat therapy is beneficial for you, it is important to know the different types of arthritis pain and which one you suffer from. There are two types of pain that can fall under the arthritis category: acute pain and chronic pain.

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How to Treat Lymphedema

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What is Lymphedema?

Lymphedema refers to the swelling in one or sometimes both of your arms and legs. The swelling can range anywhere from mild to severe, depending on the severity of the condition. Lymphedema occurs when the flow of the lymphatic system is impaired. There are several causes of Lymphedema, all of which make it harder for your body to fight infections. In order to begin the treatment of Lymphedema, it is important to identify what type you have. There are two types of Lymphedema:

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Everything You Need to Know About Compression Stockings

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What are Compression Stockings?

Compression stockings are specialized hosiery that are designed for the purpose of preventing the occurrence and/or further progression of disorders that affect veins. This specialized apparel was created to reduce swelling and discomfort by applying pressure to the affected area. Compression stockings can help with some of the most common venous disorders including edema, thrombosis, and phlebitis. From seniors to athletes, travellers to pregnant women, these stockings are beneficial to everyone.

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Cocoon Luxury Lift Chair

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Are you looking for the perfect addition to your home for your loved one that is comfortable, stylish, and easy to use? Well, you’re in luck! We would like to introduce you to the Cocoon Luxury Lift Chair. The Cocoon Luxury Lift Chair consists of the ultimate recline technology for multiple lift and recline positions.

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Protect Yourself Against the Flu

shutterstock_347124329What is the Flu?

Influenza virus, also known as the Flu, is a very contagious respiratory illness that is caused by flu viruses. However, don’t confuse the flu with the common cold. Although the symptoms of each can be quite similar, the flu is undoubtedly much worse. With the flu, symptoms come through abruptly in comparison. Those suffering from the flu are more likely to run a high fever for several days and have feelings of weakness, aches, and extreme fatigue.

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6 Products to Improve your Bathroom Safety

shutterstock_665922526Adapt Home Health Care takes your safety seriously in every room of the house! You may be protected when walking around your home, but don’t underestimate the precautions you should take to make the bathroom a safe place for you and your loved ones. Here are some of the bathroom safety products Adapt Home Health Care offers to ensure the highest level of safety in your bathroom.

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