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  1. Thread: Full-time aides

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    Full-time aides

    How many people are using full-time aides. I'm considering making the switch from living with family and using part-time staff to living alone. I could continue to use part-time and just increase the...
  2. So just to put a cap on this thread… I tried a...

    So just to put a cap on this thread… I tried a Permobil M5 last week and decided to order it. I got till, recline, 14 inch elevator which rolls at walking speed if not a bit faster, anterior tilt as...
  3. Thank you for all the info. The quantum chairs...

    Thank you for all the info. The quantum chairs look nice and have great functions, but that battery distance is a severe problem for me.
    And thanks for the front wheel drive Permobil recommendation…...
  4. Thanks, I was starting to take a liking to the...

    Thanks, I was starting to take a liking to the quantum chairs until you posted about short battery distance.


    Do the front wheelchairs have a much bigger turning radius than a mid-wheelchair?
  5. Thanks for the info on the Rovi… I didn't really...

    Thanks for the info on the Rovi… I didn't really know anything about this brand
  6. So, the front wheel drive is less likely to get...

    So, the front wheel drive is less likely to get stuck than a mid-wheel drive? It makes sense. Do you find you can get over bigger bumps?
  7. Thank you, my last 2 chairs have been Invacare...

    Thank you, my last 2 chairs have been Invacare and also changed very little. I'm thinking of changing and it's helpful to have a positive review of another brand.
    Does your chair have power recline...
  8. Opinions, reviews, & recommendations please -Time to get a new power wheelchair

    It's time for me to get a new power wheelchair. I haven't looked into chairs in 5 years, so I'm not sure what's changed or if there is anything new out there. Thought I would see what everyone on...
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    thank you, I was afraid this was the only way.

    thank you, I was afraid this was the only way.
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    Problems with generic drugs

    I'm having some issues with my pharmacy. I take baclofen, klonopin and ditropan. The pharmacy keeps switching generic manufacturers and it's causing me some problems. In the last 9 months I've...
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    ok, just wishfull thinking on my part... I'll...

    ok, just wishfull thinking on my part... I'll talk more to the doctors very soon.
    As far as blood, not on this particular bowel program, I do get it once in awhile... but I have rather sizable...
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    thanks for the reply... is it possible she just...

    thanks for the reply... is it possible she just pulled/strained 1 of my muscles?
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    Recent autonomic dysreflexia problems

    I am c-5 incomplete quadriplegic. I have an aide do a bowel program every other day using a magic bullet suppository and digital stimulation. She had completed the majority of the program and...
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    thanks for the reply! That's the thing... he...

    thanks for the reply!

    That's the thing... he was talking about a totally redesigned body & I really didn't see much difference myself so I thought I was missing something. Then I picked up an...
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    2014 Dodge caravan vs. 2015 model opinions

    I'm planning on buying a new minivan. I will not be driving, strictly a passenger. I'm in a power chair and I'll need one with the floor lowered and the center row of seats removed. Plus, most...
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    thank you again, I was also looking at Hill ROM...

    thank you again,
    I was also looking at Hill ROM home care beds, so at least now I have 4 brands to choose from.
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    thank you for the suggestion

    thank you for the suggestion
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    Bed question-Alterra 1232 4-Motor Hi-Low Bed

    I'm looking for a new hospital bed for my home. Has anyone ever tried this brand... or has anyone heard anything about it? I only weigh about 130 pounds.
    thanks
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    Myrtle Beach vs. Hilton Head question

    I'm headed to the Carolina's... going to stop by Charlotte then head for the coast. I don't need any help with Charlotte.
    I've google searched the carecure website, but I'd still like to get more...
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    I believe the droid operating systems will let...

    I believe the droid operating systems will let you dictate by voice for about anything that dragon would have... it uses google's voice service though so you have to be connected to the Internet
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    thank you

    thank you
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    tablet question-Samsung/google

    I'm looking at getting a tablet and would appreciate any input. I'd prefer to keep the price under $300 which essentially means I'm getting a droid tablet of some kind. Specifically I'm interested...
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    I've noticed this also, a ton of Blankets seem...

    I've noticed this also, a ton of Blankets seem to do no good at all.
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    yes, I totally understand this, what always...

    yes, I totally understand this, what always amazes me is when the room temperature is something like 85 and I'm wearing flannel lineed pants, a snuggie and a hat and still get cold
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    thanks all... I do many of these as well. I put...

    thanks all... I do many of these as well. I put my blankets in the dryer to get them warm, throw towels in the microwave for 10-20 seconds and place them on my head & chest... even doing things like...
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