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COPD Medications and Increased Fracture Risk

Posted by Lisa Burkhart on Feb 28, 2018 10:57:55 AM

One of the most common medications prescribed to treat Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) are corticosteroids. These medications ease inflammation in the airways, reducing swelling and the production of mucus, thereby alleviating symptoms.

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Topics: Mobility, COPD, COPD Treatment

Eating to Prevent Bone Loss and Increase Muscle Strength

Posted by Cory Luckner on Jan 22, 2018 7:45:58 PM


Aging is part of life, and with it, comes challenges that can make everyday life more difficult. One of these challenges is regarding mobility. Mobility problems you may notice can be:

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Topics: Mobility, nutrition

How to Safely Transport your Mobility Scooter

Posted by Cory Luckner on Jan 17, 2018 6:10:45 PM

Mobility scooters are an essential vessel in many peoples lives. Since you are reading this, it’s safe to say they play a part in your life or someone you know or love. Mobility scooters are becoming more common and will only grow in number as the years go on. Because of this, there are options to help you travel with your scooter in your automobile, on planes, and utilizing public transportation.

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Topics: Mobility

Home Safety Fall Prevention Tips

Posted by Cory Luckner on Jan 16, 2018 7:03:00 PM

Among the elderly, falling is one of the leading causes of injury or permanent disability. Many people list fear of falling as a substantial cause for anxiety and is often the reason some shy away from physical activity, Accidents do happen fall hazards can be reduced with some precautions.

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Topics: Mobility

Will Insurance Cover my Mobility Device?

Posted by Cory Luckner on Jan 16, 2018 7:50:37 AM

Impediments to mobility are caused by different factors ranging from age to illness to genetic conditions. When one is unable to perform necessary tasks like walking, they require an aid. Mobility products promote independent living and participation in community life. They reduce the reliance on human assistance.

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Topics: Mobility, mobility aids, Insurance and Medicare Coverage

5 Essential Products for Seniors with Mobility Problems

Posted by Cory Luckner on Jan 11, 2018 10:04:42 AM

As people get older, so do their bones and muscles. Thus, they have trouble moving around. They fall often, walk slower, and are not steady on their feet. This may be due to muscle weakness, joint problems, pain, disease, or neurological issues. An elderly person who has developed mobility issues should let a physician know as soon as possible. This is because falling may cause fractures. Broken or cracked bones in the elderly heal a lot slower than normal and sometimes not at all.

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Topics: Mobility

Healthy Eating Choices for Seniors with Mobility Issues

Posted by Cory Luckner on Jan 5, 2018 5:19:46 PM

Aging is part of life, and with it, comes challenges that can make everyday life more difficult. One of these challenges is regarding mobility. Mobility problems you may notice can be unsteadiness when walking, difficulty sitting in and standing up from a chair, or being more prone to falling. Common conditions that contribute to mobility problems in older people are muscle weakness, joint problems, pain, chronic diseases, and neurological difficulties.

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Topics: Mobility

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