hoyer lift

  1. Lorie

    Update On Tim And Lorie

    TIM AND I. OH! BOY! LAST WEEK I SPENT FOUR DAYS WITH TIM AT THE HOSPITAL. HE WAS HAVING TROUBLE BREATHING AND WAS FULL OF CONGESTION. (HE HAS ALL THE MACHINES MY FAMILY WASN’T GIVING THEM TO HIM, SOME OF IT WAS HIS FAULT. HE WOULDN’T DO THEM). THE HOSPITAL GAVE HIM BREATHING TREATMENTS AND KEPT...
  2. M

    update...

    It's been so long since I've posted...so long that when I glanced through the various recent postings, there were so many new names that I don't know...but I know there may be some of you out there who might remember me. My sister, Kathy, was diagnosed in Feb of 2006. She now has a home health...
  3. T

    Sorry I never got back to say "Thanks"

    to those of you who responded about a feeding tube for Dad and everything else I asked about. I guess that at this point a tube is a moot point because Dad is adamant that he's not ready for one. He's living on potato soup but we can't force him to get one. In time . . . I also told Mom...
  4. Pollyanna

    Just trying to stay ahead of the runaway ALS Train!

    Help! I'm my husband's caregiver and have nobody coming in to help at this time. So far we've been able to stand him up long enough to transfer to the toilet and back to his recliner/lift chair. But this week his legs and arms are so weak, he can no longer stand, so I'm using a Hoyer lift...
  5. J

    Frustrated!

    Spent 3 weeks with Dad. It gets harder and harder to leave. We were both in tears when I left. I am still trying to get all the equipment we need to look after him at home. He is so afraid of being left alone for some reason and it hurts me that he needs this reassurance. He doesn't seem to...
  6. B

    i need advice on lift types

    I have really been putting a load on my poor wifes back and I think it's time for a lift .I have heard about a hoyer lift but it was described as obsolete .Can any one tell me of any types of lifts that don't require alot of room to get them around ? I am about 200 pounds so I fear tipping over...
  7. J

    SOLD: Hoyer lift for sale

    400 lbs Hydraulic Hoyer Lift available. Located in Lakeland, Florida. New lifts cost $700.00 or more. This one is immediately available for $250.00.
  8. E

    Do you find Personal Care Workers Help to make the care of a loved one easier

    I have been told by husband's Physiotherapist and Occ. Therapist that I need to have a personal care worker come in to give me a hand. My husband and I are reluctant. Has anyone found that this has helped them. My husband needs help getting up to a sitting position and I need to move him around...
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