Monthly Archive: August 2017

your child has a disability

To The Parent Who Just Found Out Your Child Has a Disability

To the parent who just found out your child has a disability, there are a few things I want to tell you that I wish I would have known all those years ago.

Alethea Mshar
Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey – Shield Updates

Shield HealthCare understands that not everyone will be able to get their medical supplies during an emergency like the one unfolding in Houston and the surrounding areas. If you are in need of formula, ostomy supplies, catheters, diapers (baby, child or adult) or our other products, please don’t hesitate to call us: 800.228.7150, or message us… Continue reading Hurricane Harvey – Shield Updates

Aimee Sharp
Home After Spinal Cord Injury

Optimal Healing Environment: Post Acute Home Life

Returning home after spinal cord injury can be difficult for many reasons. Our Spinal Cord Injury Lifestyle Specialist goes through steps to make it easier.

Aaron Baker

Treating and Preventing Malnutrition with Oral Nutrition Supplements

Malnutrition increases your risk of infection and disease but oral nutrition supplements may help to prevent and treat this too common condition.

Sarah Sanchez, NDTR
Lois Fink

Trust Your Gut: Interview with Author and Advocate Lois Fink

Lois Fink, internationally-renowned motivational speaker, recently published her memoir, Courage Takes Guts: Lessons Learned from a Lost Colon, where she writes about her lifelong battle with Crohn’s disease and what she’s learned along the way, including funny, personal stories. Last month she sat down with Shield’s Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist Laura Cox to share the benefits… Continue reading Trust Your Gut: Interview with Author and Advocate Lois Fink

Aimee Sharp
Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Support and Resources for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Living with spinal muscular atrophy requires knowledge, strength and support. Find resources and support for your journey here.

Sarah Sanchez, NDTR
Building Physical and Emotional Strength after Serious Injury

Recorded Webinar: Building Physical and Emotional Strength After Serious Injury Video

Watch this recorded webinar - After serious injury, SCI survivor discusses ways to improve function and emotional resilience after facing many challenges.

Danny Nguyen
Lifting techniques for caregivers

Watch Your Back: Lifting Techniques for Caregivers

Caregiving can be a physically strenuous job. Besides taking care of your patient, caregivers need to take care of their own health. Follow these guidelines

Taylor Snell
back to school

Back to School for Your Child with Special Needs: How to Be Ready

Getting your special needs child back to school is more complicated than it is for a typical child. Use these tips to make sure your family is ready.

Alethea Mshar
Age in Place

Aging With Care: Downsize Your Home to Age in Place

In this article from the Madison Park Times, find tips and advice for how to find a home that works better for aging in place.

Aimee Sharp
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