The prospect of downsizing and relocating your parent(s) or senior loved ones can be overwhelming, stressful and a downright difficult conversation for everyone involved. If seniors aren’t ready to take this next step in their lives or if they have made the decision to start the transition, here are a few tips to determine if

Traveling can be stressful. The professionals at MedTransportCenter want to provide you with 5 tips that can help you decide on how you will set up travel arrangements and what to do prior so you can make the best decision for you and your loved one.   Obtain Medical Clearance Always consult your primary physician

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Wednesday, 21 February 2018 by

Thank you! You requested a FREE copy of our packing checklist. Click here  – Check List for Long Distance Travel   Med Transport Center offers non-emergency long-distance medical transportation by ground (MED Coach) or in flight (MED Flight). Our expert professionals coordinate the trip for your loved one while all you will have to do

Med Transport Center has been transporting patients for the over 30 years and have gathered many safety tips to benefit seniors and their families for a stress-free ride. The first in tips we have gathered is what to bring? There can be a number of medical and non-medical emergencies that may arise when traveling, especially

Preparing For Long Distance Travel

Friday, 16 February 2018 by

  Traveling is stressful, especially if you are preparing for a long distance journey for a sick or injured loved one. Being a caregiver can be emotionally and physically draining. At times, if you are local to your loved one, you can meet their needs more quickly; however, if you are not physically close, living

A large number of persons affected by Alzheimer’s disease, other forms of dementia, strokes, mental illness, and traumatic brain injuries are unaware of being sick. Many will claim there’s nothing wrong with them, and if anyone’s sick, it’s the person bringing up the problem. This is naturally hard for family members and friends who can

Many people use the words Alzheimer’s and dementia as if they mean the same thing, but there is a difference, and the distinction can be confusing both for patients and their loved ones. To make it simple, dementia is a general term for a decline in mental abilities and Alzheimer’s disease is a form of

Moving can be an ordeal at the best of times, even when a person is in great health and the move is voluntary. It doesn’t become any easier with medical conditions and a possibly unwanted move to an assisted living facility. In a best case scenario such a move is a relief and welcome change,

Moving to a nursing home means a change, but it doesn’t have to be an unwanted change. Nursing homes are intended for persons who don’t need to be in a hospital, but still need access to more care than can be provided at home, and being in an environment with skilled nurses on hand 24

A nursing home is a place for someone who needs care around the clock, but isn’t so sick that they have to be in a hospital. Many who live in nursing homes are seniors, but these facilities are intended for anyone who suffers a severe or debilitating illness and is unable to care for themselves.