Month: September 2014

Rent a medical rollator walker

Rent a medical rollator walker.

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Rent a medical rollator walker

Topro USA is now offering walker rentals for the Troja 2G Premium Plus M. If you or your loved one are in need of renting a walker short term, you can now rent a premium quality walker at an affordable cost and for short periods of time. If you like you can also apply your rental cost towards full ownership. We will not charge more than the full value. This is also a great opportunity if you or your loved one just want to try a walker. For some individuals it is easier to agree to use a walker if they think it is temporary. Once they use it, they may find out that it is not that bad to use a walker after all. For many individuals, there is a psychological hurdle to overcome before agreeing to use a walker. Individuals may feel that they are handicapped and do not want to be seen as a walker. There are many reasons why seniors or individuals have a hard time agreeing to use a walker. But now Topro makes it even easier to experiment using a walker or simply bridging time before a walker or rollator is no longer needed at low cost. Renting a walker has never been easier. Simply call Topro at 1 877 222 8805 and Topro will ship one to you. Rates start at $10 a week. Topro walkers come fully assembled and are ready to go in no time. You simply need to adjust the handles to the right height and off you go. Walkers are new and/or refurbished and disinfected after every rental.

The Changing Views of Care Homes in the UK

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Mr Stevens, Chief executive of NHS England has recently talked about his disappointment if nursing homes still could be found in the next 50 years probably because nursing homes are still understood as ‘a place to die’. However, quite different approach and perspective to nursing homes is in Denmark since 1987, where the construction ofcare homes for older people had been stopped and a new concept of independent living has started to develop – the country has encouraged the developments of independent specialised housing for elderly.

According to D.Perkin, a director in one of the companies in health sector, the statement of NHS chief executive is correct – older people should receive more support at home – however in order to implement this idea in the UK and facilitate the same level of support, healthcare practices, social service for seniors as it is in Denmark of Japan would…

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Grandparents: Surrogate Parenting

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As more grandparents and relatives are stepping up in the absence of the biological parents, so have support groups and programs to help.  

In Dutchess County, Poughkeepsie (NY), there is the Relatives As Parents Program (click underlined to be linked to program’s website). The program (a.k.a. RAPP)  provides support services to both the relative caregivers and their children. 

Reasons for the parents’ absence (as highlighted in our other posts) always vary.

The RAPP’s website list a few: 

  • teen pregnancy
  • an adult parent’s substance abuse
  • financial problems
  • incarceration
  • death
  • homelessness
  • deployment

Support services by Relatives as Parents Program include:

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