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How To Hide A Bedside Commode ?

For a lot of people having to use a bedside commode is already embarrassing enough, but having it standing out in the open where anyone and everyone can see it is a step too far. It can make an elderly adult feel that on top of losing their independence, that they are...

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Does Medicare Cover Lift Chairs ?

If you look after an elderly loved one with mobility issues, and who also struggles a great deal with getting out of any kind of chair, you may have looked at lift chairs. As this is a very common problem, especially for those like my mom who suffer from arthritis, I...

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Does Medicare Cover Trapeze Bars ?

As my mom has aged, I have noticed that it takes her more effort, and that it's more difficult for her to sit up in bed at times. Then recently when she bruised her ribs in a slip, we actually considered getting a trapeze bar for her bed so she could pull herself up,...

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Does Medicare Cover Elbow Braces ?

Does Medicare cover elbow braces ? Yes, Medicare Part B typically gives 80% coverage to "medically necessary" elbow braces prescribed by a Medicare-enrolled doctor and acquired from a Medicare-approved supplier at the Medicare-apporved price.To get your elbow brace...

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Does Medicare Cover Dehumidifiers ?

If you look after an elderly parent, as I do with my mom, you will know that one of the last things you want is to live in a damp house. Our home has a lot of problems with damp, so I invested in a dehumidifier, and it really made a huge difference.   Does...

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Does Medicare Pay For Neck Braces ?

As our loved ones get older and their health declines, even if it is not serious, the costs of all the different pieces of equipment they need starts to really add up, and you really have to brace yourself for what is coming next ... Please excuse me that little pun,...

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Does Medicare Cover Humidifiers ?

If your elderly loved ones are anything like my own mom, they will have the heating cranked all the way up just to stay warm, and this can really dry the air out, leading to a lot of throat tickles and dry coughs. One solution is a humidifier which can put a little...

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Gareth Williams

Welcome ! I’m Gareth. This site is where I share all the stuff I have learned, as my elderly parents’ caregiver, of over 10 years. I hope it will be of use to you and your parents, and that you find what you are looking for !

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ABOUT

Welcome ! I’m Gareth. This site is where I share all the stuff I have learned, as my elderly parents’ caregiver, of over 10 years. I hope it will be of use to you and your parents, and that you find what you are looking for !

LEGAL INFORMATION