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ABBOTT AND COSTELLO!

Film historian Bruce Crawford will be presenting the 1948 horror comedy movie, “Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein,” the film will be featured at his 47tj tribute to classic films benefit. The event will be held at 7 p.m. on October 21st at the Omaha Community Playhouse, 6915 Cass St. The Hawks mainstage venue inside the…

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…

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…

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