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Health Problems that Worsen in Warm Weather

While most of us are quite happy that a long winter is on its way out (and taking its sweet time about it!), there are also some health issues that tend to worsen as the temperatures rise.  Awareness of these conditions and a few preventive measures may help to lessen their severity and allow you…
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Hiring Medical Transportation Might Be Easier Than You Think

Ensuring that a loved is being cared for when they can no longer fully care for themselves is a daunting task. It can seem nearly impossible to give another individual the assistance they deserve while still taking time to prioritize yourself once in a while. While transporting your loved ones might feel like a job…
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Spring Driving Safety

Spring is upon us, so naturally, it means better driving conditions, right?  Yes and no. While the very serious hazards of icy roads, whiteouts, and frozen auto parts will lessen now that the winter is on its way out, the spring brings a new set of challenges.  We’re certainly not saying that you shouldn’t fully…
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The Metro Trans Difference

In this day and age of ride services and transportation companies popping up like dandelions in spring, people tend to wonder what the actual differences are. When it comes to non-emergency medical transportation, the answer is that there are A LOT of variables. The difference between Metro Trans and competitors in the Greater Rochester region can…
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Colds & Flu: Read ‘Em Right, Treat ‘Em Right

Okay, we understand that when the flu comes and crushes you to the point that you are half delirious and fully immobilized, you know its not a common cold.  But the lead up can be deceptive.  If you can make a correct read early, it can help you make some hard decisions (“I definitely should…
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Windshield Wiper Care During The Winter

Preparing for winter driving requires two levels of vehicle preparation.  The first includes the bigger ticket items such as putting snow tires on or at least having your all-season tires checked and at proper air pressure; making sure your coolant system is properly maintained; and checking your car’s battery to make sure it has a…
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3 Natural Ways to Improve Your Memory

Contrary to popular opinion, improving your memory naturally can be as simple as implementing new habits into your lifestyle. It does get harder as we grow older to take control of these things, but starting to take your health and life into your hands can be the most beneficial and rewarding experience you can give yourself.…
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Should My Parent Stop Driving?

As we all know, driving goes beyond the simple ability to physically operate a vehicle. It also requires cognitive capabilities to make decisions quickly and safely.
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Working With Disabled Persons

Regardless of ability, being told “you can’t do that,” “you won’t be able to” or “you need help” takes a toll on the self-esteem, self-worth, and confidence of a person.
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