EZ Lift Vest

The EZ Lift Vest was designed by Registered Nurses to improve mobility and stability for the patient, caregiver and those that are at risk of unintentional falls during repetitive patient transfer maneuvers. EZ LIFT VEST Recommended for patients with unstable balance and coordination due to: • Alzheimer’s, Cerebral Palsy, Dementia, Multiple Sclerosis, Multiple Dystrophy, Parkinson’s Disease, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury and other conditions that cause balance and coordination difficulties. • Unisex, one piece garment. •

Music Therapy for Hospice Patients Delivers Benefits and Spurs Memories

There’s power in music therapy. Music provided by trained and certified music therapists is often incorporated into hospice care for its ability to deliver benefits to patients, their families and those who provide end-of-life care. VITAS® Healthcare, the nation’s leading provider of end-of-life care, employs more than 40 music therapists nationally. MULTIPLE THERAPEUTIC BENEFITS Music can relieve anxiety and agitation, lessen pain, boost mood, promote deeper breathing, and facilitate communication, movement and emotional expression. For

Give me a One. Give me a Two. Give me a Three! Three Reasons Physical Therapy IS Right for You

Feel Young Again! We are all looking to live the best life we can live, right?! Did you know that physical therapy can help get you back onto the right path if you’ve veered off of it? Therapeutic exercises and manual therapy techniques can restore muscle, increase joint function and improve mobility. But, that’s not all, folks! Check out these three reasons why physical therapy IS for you. #1 Take Care of Your Body –

Helping Individuals With Parkinson’s Disease

The challenges faced by individuals with Parkinson’s disease (PD), even within their own homes, can be many and varied. PD is a disease that develops and worsens slowly over time. Symptoms range widely from motor symptoms (like tremors, coordination, balance, walking deficits, lack of facial expression, decreased vocal volume and inflection) to non-motor symptoms (like depression, anxiety, constipation, lethargy). Symptoms can vary greatly from person to person, depending on how long they have had the

5 Easy and Affordable Accessibility Solutions

Want to stay in your own home? Do you cherish your memories? Are your family and friends close by? Do you like being on your own schedule? #1 Make an Entryway Accessible Install a modular ramp for entry to front, back, or side door. This will eliminate stairs for individuals who have mobility challenges or use a wheelchair a scooter. A modular ramp can be assembled in one day, is removable and reusable, fireproof, slip

Could Healthier Sleep Lead to Healthier Weight?

Are you losing sleep because of your weight? For most of us, the answer is “probably.” Is there a link between healthy sleep and healthy weight? Definitely. Sleep disordered breathing, especially obstructive sleep apnea, affects a host of things that sabotage you getting to the healthy weight you’re looking for. First, people who are poorly rested tend to be sluggish and irritable and will reach for high sugar foods to give them a short-term energy