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The WHILL Ci Personal Electric Vehicle

Posted On: September 27, 2019 by National Seating & Mobility in: Medical Equipment, Mobility, Power Wheelchairs, Scooters, Travel Mobility

Freedom to Pursue Your Adventures... In Style

This is the hottest new product we've seen in a long time! Discover newfound freedom and desire to further explore and engage in the things you love. From outdoor adventures to indoor activities, the WHILL Model Ci Personal Electric Vehicle will complement your every move.

Indoors Short wheelbase, narrow frame. Responsive controls. Tight turns.   Outdoors Up...
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Tags: power wheelchair, travel mobility, travel wheelchair, whill ci, WHILL wheelchair

Drop Down Support Rails - The Alternative To Grab Bars & Floor-To-Ceiling Poles

Posted On: September 28, 2018 by National Seating & Mobility in: Aids to Daily Living, Bath Safety, Fall Prevention, Home Care, Medical Equipment, SelfCare Home Health Products

Grab bars & floor-to-ceiling poles are two of our most popular bathroom safety items; they're safe, sturdy & can be installed almost anywhere in the bathroom. They provide a secure handhold to assist in getting up & down from the toilet, in & out of the tub & navigating around the bathroom. However, there are situations where a grab bar or floor-to-ceiling pole can't be installed, or just won't work in a particular bathroom setup.

We've been installing quite a few drop-down...

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Tags: Bath safety, fall prevention, senior care

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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Tags: reacher, aids to daily living

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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One Hour Bathroom Makeover - Fall Prevention With Style!

Posted On: November 29, 2016 by National Seating & Mobility in: Aids to Daily Living, Bath Safety, Fall Prevention, Home Care, Medical Equipment, Personal Care, Raised Toilet Seat, SelfCare Home Health Products, Senior Care

A one-hour bathroom makeover. Certainly the stuff of dreams, but for one Amica resident who has fallen twice in his bathroom, an hour was all it took to turn a danger zone into a safe and stylish space. Our client hadn’t had a shower in 5 days because he was afraid of falling again. His daughter called SelfCare for help - here's what we did.

Start with:

A slippery, fiberglass walk-in shower A toilet with the paper holder near the back of the toilet tank (hard to...
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Tags: fall prevention, bath safety, senior care

5 Benefits of Lift Chairs for Seniors

5 Benefits of Lift Chairs for Seniors

Posted On: January 27, 2016 by National Seating & Mobility in: Lift Chairs, Medical Equipment, Senior Care

Does someone in your life need a lift? A power lift chair may be the perfect solution. Here are 5 reasons why.

1. Assists in standing up & sitting down.

Slowly and safely lifts you into a standing position, and gently lowers you into a seated position.

2. Easy power recline for resting, watching TV and napping.

Simple controls allow for easy adjustment whether you want to sit, stand, recline, nap or watch TV.

3. Comfortable, stylish chairs to match any decor.

Most...

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Tags: power lift chair, power recliner, senior chairs

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