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FIELD OF DREAMS!
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FIELD OF DREAMS!

Film historian Bruce Crawford will be presenting the 1989 baseball movie, “Field of Dreams,” the film will be featured at his 46th tribute to classic films benefit. The event will be held at 7 p.m. on May 14th at the Omaha Community Playhouse, 6915 Cass St. The Hawks mainstage venue inside the Playhouse will be converted…

Community Reviews
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Community Reviews

A recent post about HELP Medical Equipment on Nextdoor – a networking app that connects neighborhoods, businesses and public services – resulted in 1,125 likes and 172 comments, all of them positive! Here are a few:   “When my parents passed, my husband and I donated all their supplies to HELP. They are an AWESOME…

Repair Clinic Keeps Seven Oaks Rolling
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Repair Clinic Keeps Seven Oaks Rolling

We all know how expensive medical and mobility equipment can be. Purchasing equipment is a financial hurdle for a lot of seniors, especially those living on a fixed income. But many don’t realize the costs don’t always end with the initial purchase of equipment; there are upkeep and repair costs when things break. This adds…

Occupational, Physical Therapists Attend Open House
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Occupational, Physical Therapists Attend Open House

A first-ever open house for occupational and physical therapists drew more than 20 attendees to HELP’s headquarters on Sept. 24, where they met the nonprofit’s caring staff and learned more about its medical equipment and services. “I refer 2-3 patients a week to HELP, but I’d never been to the facility,” said Amy Popple, an…

Home Modifications Reduce Fall Chances
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Home Modifications Reduce Fall Chances

Items in your home can increase your safety – or your chances of falling. During National Fall Prevention Week, consider making some changes to improve your independence and well-being. These include adding storage to keep shoes and other items clear of pathways; being aware of uneven surfaces and eliminating things such as throw rugs; keeping…

Proper Medical Equipment Prevents Falls
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Proper Medical Equipment Prevents Falls

During National Fall Prevention Week and throughout the year, HELP Medical Equipment seeks to raise awareness and prevent falls in the older adult population. Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older adults, yet most slips and trips can be averted by following basic processes and using proper equipment. HELP offers…

Get Your Free Fall Prevention DVD
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Get Your Free Fall Prevention DVD

Did you know that 1 in 4 Americans aged 65 and older falls every year? The National Council on Aging says falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older adults, responsible for emergency room visits, hip fractures and head traumas. That’s why the first week of fall is designated as National…

National Senior Citizens Day Is Aug. 21
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National Senior Citizens Day Is Aug. 21

National Senior Citizens Day is a special time to let the seniors in your life know how much you care. It provides an opportunity to show your appreciation for their lifelong dedication and accomplishments. Many elderly persons are very active in their communities and contribute greatly to our society. HELP’s wide array of low-cost, gently…

Skilled Nursing Landscape Changing
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Skilled Nursing Landscape Changing

There is an ever-growing need for Medicaid-funded rooms among the Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing communities in the Douglas and Sarpy County area and that is very concerning.  Since HELP offers free assistance to pair communities with folks, our expert, Daniel Haynes needed to identify more rooms for potential clients. He ventured forth into Dodge…

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…

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