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How to Choose the Right Lift Chair for Mom or Dad

Posted on: August 24th, 2016 by CarePro Blogger

Is it getting harder to help mom out of her chair? Does dad have a hip or knee surgery scheduled? If so, they could benefit from a lift chair. This piece of furniture contains a device that lifts the entire chair from its base, allowing the sitter to get in and out with ease. Before […]

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Tips for Living with COPD in Extreme Heat

Posted on: August 8th, 2016 by CarePro Blogger

For those living with COPD, extreme heat can be downright dangerous. Not only does it exacerbate your condition, it can also turn fatal. However, by taking the correct precautions, you can beat the heat and stay healthy for the remainder of the summer. CarePro Home Medical has these tips for you: Stay inside as much […]

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How Can You Protect Your Family from Ticks?

Posted on: August 5th, 2016 by Emily LeGrand

Q. Our family is going camping in the woods this summer and I’m concerned about ticks. What can we do to stay safe? A. You are smart to be extra vigilant about ticks in warmer months (April through September), when they are most active. These tips should help: Avoid direct contact with ticks Avoid wooded […]

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What to Expect During a Sleep Study

Posted on: July 24th, 2016 by CarePro Blogger

If you sleep 8 hours and still can’t stay awake during the day, or your partner has been sleeping on the couch due to your snoring, you may need a sleep study to determine what’s going on. Often times, sleep apnea can cause these symptoms, and the team at CarePro Home Medical wants to help […]

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5 Things You Need to Know About Sun Damage

Posted on: July 7th, 2016 by CarePro Blogger

Gone are the long sleeves and scarves of winter. With the warm summer months come tank tops, flip-flops and swimming suits. Unfortunately, all that exposed skin can also lead to sun damage. For today’s blog, the CarePro Health Services team is going to identify the top 5 things you need to know about sunburns and […]

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4 Tips to Make the Men in Your Life Healthier

Posted on: June 13th, 2016 by CarePro Blogger

Wonder how to make the men in your family healthier? Here at CarePro Health Services, we care about the men in your life, and want to help you keep them alive for a long, long time. Check out how to make this Men’s Health Month not only life changing but also fun. Get them out […]

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Strengthen Your Heart in Just 30 Minutes a Day

Posted on: February 26th, 2016 by Emily LeGrand

Chances are, you already know that physical activity is good for you. “Sure,” you may say, “when I get out and move around, I know it helps me to feel and look better.” But you might not realize how important physical activity is to your health on a regular basis. According to the U.S. Surgeon […]

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How to Keep New Year’s Resolutions with S.M.A.R.T.s

Posted on: December 22nd, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

Try saying this with a straight face: “I’m going to keep every one of my New Year’s Resolutions.” Your giggles are warranted. When 1 in 3 resolution makers ditch their promise by the end of January, the idea of sticking to all your goals from start to finish seems a little laughable. When the going […]

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Beat Seasonal Allergies to the Punch

Posted on: April 6th, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

Spring has finally arrived, and Eastern Iowa’s pollen counts are on the rise. In fact, you may be struggling with allergy symptoms already. What’s behind your sniffling, and how do you fight it? What causes seasonal allergy symptoms? Many allergy symptoms are caused by the release of histamine, a chemical that triggers inflammation when your […]

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Should You Buy a Lift Chair?

Posted on: March 16th, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

What is a lift chair? A lift chair is a special recliner that is built to help people move easily from a sitting to a standing position. It can be used to lean back or to raise your feet with a footrest, just like a regular recliner. A lift chair is operated with the push […]

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