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How to Shop for Medicare Coverage
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How to Shop for Medicare Coverage

Most of us look forward to the day when we can drop our expensive health insurance and sign up for Medicare. However, when that day arrives, many seniors are surprised to discover Medicare is more complicated than they initially thought. The available resources are plentiful, but it’s hard to wade through all the jargon to…

Jess to HELP: Y’all Rock!
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Jess to HELP: Y’all Rock!

Kidney disease compels “Jess” to use four or more catheters a day. Spending hundreds of dollars a month on the devices and desperate to reduce the cost, she had resorted to sanitizing used catheters by boiling them. Then Jess discovered HELP, which in addition to medical equipment rentals and long-term care planning, also offers a…

Jeremiah’s New Bed!
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Jeremiah’s New Bed!

We got a call on Tuesday from Jake. No, not Jake from State Farm…Jake from Boys Town. He told us of a mom and her three children who were facing good news that was causing a bit of a challenge. First off, the mother had to get out of a domestic situation immediately, but the…

#HELP-Helps
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#HELP-Helps

On Monday, December 31st we got a call from a social worker. They call us on occasion when they have a person who needs help. It could be for equipment rental, maybe a CPAP machine, feeding tube supplements or our consultative service of Long Term Care planning. It was already mid-morning and since it was…

The Story of the Stockings…
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The Story of the Stockings…

Each year for many, many years our organization has partnered with the Presbyterian Women’s organizations at several of the local churches to make and fill stockings for folks at our correctional facilities in the area. We had requests for over 3,000 stockings this year, a new record! Each stocking was hand sewn and we had…

Wanted: Wheelchairs and Hospital Beds!
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Wanted: Wheelchairs and Hospital Beds!

People walk through HELP’s doors every day seeking assistance due to illness, aging or physical limitations. Our ability to help them depends entirely on donations of gently used medical equipment and supplies. We currently are experiencing a serious shortage of wheelchairs – manual and transport – as  well as hospital beds. Our wheelchair inventory has…

Keeping Minds Sharp as We Age
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Keeping Minds Sharp as We Age

Scientists are predicting and we are now starting to see a significant increase in dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. These increases are being partially attributed to advancing technology in our lives. We think less than we used to; therefore we do not exercise our brains as much anymore. We can just ask Google a question instead…

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New Executive Director Selected!

We’d like to welcome Tom Neal to HELP!  Tom joined the HELP family as Executive Director in October 2018.  He brings with him an extensive background of leadership, marketing and public relations.  Tom received a BS in Human Resource Management and a MS equivalent in Operations Management.  He began his career at Physicians Mutual and after…