Medical Adaptive Equipment & Supplies

A general category of equipment which includes wheelchairs, bath benches, hospital beds bedside commodes, walkers and dressing kits. Items need to be prescribed by a doctor in order to be covered by insurance. Medicare covers listed items at 80%. It does not usually cover walkers with seats, baskets, or padded tub benches. HMO’s cover items differently. You need to check with your policy. Some companies listed below offer adaptive equipment that may not be covered by your insurance, but enhance the lives of seniors.

 

Access Industries Inc.

Home accessibility solutions such as chair lift for staircases.

4001 East 138th Street,

Grandview, MO 64030

800-925-3100

 

Clarity

A supplier of amplified telephones, notification systems, assistive listening devices and other

communication devices for the Hand of Hearing and Deaf communities.

www.clarityproducts.com

 

Home Delivery Incontinent Supplies Company (HDIS)

800-269-4663

www.hdis.com

 

Financial Assistance for mobility equipment

Assists with vehicle entry,brake/accelerator systems, seats steering and more.

800-323-9935

www.gmmobility.com

 

Jitterbug Cell Phone Co.

Large easy to read and use pre-paid cell phones.

800-230-9045

www.jitterbugdirect.com

 

PersonCare.net

Proven products that make the lives of loved ones and caregivers better throughout this online store.

800-609-1967

www.personcare.net

 

Rehab Solutions Inc.

Medical and healthcare supply company donates proceeds to United Cerebral Palsy of Nassau County.

380 Washington Ave

Roosevelt, NY 11575

888-363-3678

 

Room Furnishings and More

Electric Lift Chair Recliners.

888-543-2566

 

The Scooter Store

866-448-2628

www.thescooterstore.com

 

Agencies that Loan or Assist with Finding Equipment

 

Arthritis Foundation

501 Walt Whitman road,

Melville, NY 11747

631-427-8272

 

Sayville Cabinet for the Sick

Loans equipment for residents of Bayport, Bohemia, Oakdale, Holbrook, Sayville and West Sayville.

631-589-1070

 

The Society for Lending Comforts to the Sick

Lends rehabilitative and convalescent equipment to local residents that need them.

71 Blydenburgh Avenue,

Smithtown, NY 11787

631-265-1674.

 

Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse is a national problem affecting over one million older people. This abuse can be

physical abuse, emotional abuse, financial exploitation, sexual abuse, or neglect by another

individual. there are services available to help elder abuse victims. for non-emergency

situations, the Suffolk county Office for the Againg can provide information and assistance

to the victim. Adult Protective Services, which is a state-mandated program designed to assist

adults 18 or older who are in danger.