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How to Prevent Falls in the Mobility Impaired

Image of a woman leaning on walker attempting to open a door

Mobility equipment including canes, crutches, rollators, and walkers are meant to help keep people safe and help promote independence and mobility in those facing physical limitations. While these walking devices help to make walking possible, it doesn’t always make it safer. Many people and their loved ones find false comfort in the stability and support…

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Understanding Your Medicare DME Benefits

Durable medical equipment (DME) is equipment or supplies that are ordered by a health care provider for extended use to improve the quality of life at home or safety. DME includes temporary hospital-grade equipment, mobility devices, and long-term use safety or medically-necessary items. Examples of DME include hospital beds, oxygen equipment, CPAP, wheelchairs, glucometers, and…

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