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You May Not Have Thought To Use a Reacher for This - A Personal Account

Posted On: July 31, 2018 by National Seating & Mobility in: Aids to Daily Living, Home Care, Medical Equipment, Personal Care, SelfCare Home Health Products, Senior Care

Recently I had to purchase my very first piece of ADL equipment - a Handi-Reacher. I was having abdominal surgery and knew that I wouldn't be able to bend over to pick things up, at least for a few weeks.

I've worked at SelfCare for over six years now, and thought I had a pretty good idea of what I'd be using my reacher for after my surgery (picking up things I dropped)... but there were many times that I had to get creative and use my reacher for things that I never...

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SelfCare's Smart Tips To Aging Independently

Posted On: July 10, 2018 by National Seating & Mobility in: Aids to Daily Living, Bath Safety, Fall Prevention, Home Care, Medical Equipment, Nordic Walking, Raised Toilet Seat, SelfCare Home Health Products, Urban Poling, Walkers

Unintentional falls are the most common form of injury across Canada: every day last year, falls resulted in almost 1,800 reported emergency department visits and 417 hospital admissions.  

Fall prevention becomes more important the more our population ages. Let us help you to make your home safer with these tips from the experts (that's us!).

Bathroom Safety    

Grab bars can make a world of difference to your safety & comfort...

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