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Motorized Wheelchairs and Scooters Available Now!
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Motorized Wheelchairs and Scooters Available Now!

Don’t miss out! Thanks to our generous donors, HELP currently has a high inventory of motorized wheelchairs, and mobility chairs and scooters, at prices much lower than retail cost. Stop in today to check out the various sizes and models before they’re gone! Equipment includes: Motorized Wheelchairs. For persons needing full-time usage, these chairs come…

Occupational Therapist Calls HELP “Fantastic”
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Occupational Therapist Calls HELP “Fantastic”

Suzy Adams is passionate about helping people with medical or aging issues remain comfortable and independent in their homes. The registered and licensed occupational therapist serves about 25 patients a week, and the first phone number she gives them for additional assistance is HELP Medical Equipment. “HELP offers equipment and supplies at a fantastic, reasonable…

HELPing You Monitor Your Blood Pressure
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HELPing You Monitor Your Blood Pressure

Uncontrolled high blood pressure raises the risk for heart disease and stroke, which are leading causes of death in the United States. It’s also linked to dementia. High blood pressure affects one in three Americans, yet many people with the condition don’t know they have it, reports the Center for Disease Control. Fortunately, high blood…

HELP is Here!
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HELP is Here!

We at HELP are often asked to participate in health fairs, wellness events, lunch and learns and all sorts of other events where we can share information about who we are and what we do. Lately, we had an informational booth at the Omaha Healthy Living Expo at the Baxter Arena and saw so many…

HELP Celebrates National Occupational Therapy Month
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HELP Celebrates National Occupational Therapy Month

HELP and occupational therapists share the same mission: Make a difference by helping people improve their quality of life and independence. “We sincerely thank all our occupational therapist partners who recommend our equipment, supplies and services to those in need,” said Tom Neal, HELP’s executive director. “We love it when occupational therapists stop by themselves…

We Have Hospital Beds!
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We Have Hospital Beds!

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, HELP has a large inventory of high-quality, durable hospital beds. These 3- and 4-motor, adjustable beds are in excellent shape. Many feature wood headboards, sturdy mattresses and are designed for long-term care. The beds were donated by the Rose Blumkin Jewish Home and Saunders County Medical in Wahoo,…

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…