Community Updates

Get to know the CHC Solutions team and our customers in addition to learning more about community events, initiatives and updates.

February 22, 2022 | Community Updates

The Connect Customer Experience with Barb Zablotney

Barb Zablotney is the president of the South Central Pennsylvania Chapter of United Spinal, the president of Ms. Wheelchair Pennsylvania and a CHC Solutions, Inc. Connect customer. We spoke with her about her experience with CHC Solutions as a medical supplies provider.

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October 19, 2021 | Community Updates

Teal Pumpkin Project

Some children with special and/or complex healthcare needs may require a more selective diet or have food allergies. Therefore, these children may not be able to have large amounts of candy or any at all making trick-or-treating less appealing.

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September 20, 2021 | Community Updates

National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, and our team at CHC Solutions, Inc. wants to help make sure you and your family are prepared in an emergency situation. Natural disasters or emergencies such as earthquakes, hurricanes, tornados and snowstorms can cause you to lose access to electricity. In these instances, it is important to have a backup plan in place.

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August 31, 2021 | Community Updates

The Connect Customer Experience with Libby Powers

CHC Solutions, Inc. supports individuals with special and/or complex healthcare needs through our care-coordination model, Connect. With Connect, patients, their families and caregivers don’t need to worry about when medical supplies will arrive at their homes. We call our customers proactively each month to streamline the process for their reorder deliveries.

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June 23, 2021 | Community Updates

Find Adaptive Clothing at Your Favorite Retailers

More mainstream retailers are including adaptive options. The LifeZest organization, which is dedicated to assistive technology for independent living, remote care and peace of mind, highlighted several of these adaptive options.

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May 19, 2021 | Community Updates

National Employee Health and Fitness Month

May is National Employee Health and Fitness Month. Whether you are still working from home or working in the office, sitting for long periods of time at your desk can cause discomfort or pain. Learn basic tips and stretches that help promote blood flow, alleviate stiffness and stretch the muscles.

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April 12, 2021 | Community Updates

Choosing A Wheelchair-Friendly College

For some young adults, the next step after high school is college. People who use wheelchairs may want to research disability-friendly campuses when searching for the right school. Fortunately, there are many colleges that set the bar high and offer a safe and accessible environment.

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March 19, 2021 | Community Updates

Dietitian Insights into National Nutrition Month

Registered dietitian with CHC Solutions, Inc., Gina Salvatori, is here to update us on National Nutrition Month and provide us with tips.

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January 27, 2021 | Community Updates

Product Coordinator for Continuum Connect

Anna Mueller is one of the Continuum Connect product coordinators. Her previous work experience includes working at a nursing home for special care patients. There, she became familiar with medical supplies.

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November 6, 2020 | Community Updates

Monitoring Your Carbohydrates with Diabetes

When maintaining a healthy diet, it is important to remember that balance is key with all foods. This is also true when managing your diabetes.

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October 9, 2020 | Community Updates

Adaptive Halloween Costumes Full of Fun and Inclusivity

Halloween is just around the corner! So, it is time to get ready for all the activities including dressing up. This year, leading companies designed costumes keeping all children in mind. It is great to see that fun and inclusivity are of high importance this season.

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September 4, 2020 | Community Updates

COVID: Effectiveness of Vitamins among Children

In the age of COVID-19, many health officials have stressed the need to maintain a healthy diet. But are there specific concerns about diet, nutrition or the effectiveness of vitamins among children with special and/or complex healthcare needs? 

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August 29, 2020 | Community Updates

Introduction to Variety’s Stroller Program

Imagine if someone could not get up and go wherever or whenever they wanted. There would be less spontaneity; many aspects of life would require planning. Unfortunately, for many families of children with disabilities, this is reality, according to the nonprofit group Variety, The Children’s Charity. 

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August 1, 2020 | Community Updates

Information on Receiving an Endowment for SCI Rehabilitation

More than 10,000 people acquire a spinal cord injury (SCI) each year in North America. The group Spinal Cord Opportunities for Rehabilitation Endowment (SCORE) offers special grants for those who are trying to offset the cost of recuperating from an SCI. 

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May 29, 2020 | Community Updates

Eli and EB: A Patient Story

Eli needed our help from birth.

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May 13, 2020 | Community Updates

Some Insights Into Food Allergies Awareness Week

For Food Allergies Awareness Week, which started May 10, we’d like to remind families who have children with food allergies or food intolerances that label-reading is incredibly important.

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May 5, 2020 | Community Updates

How to Manage Anxiety and Stress During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 outbreak and everything that comes along with it can be stressful for lots of people. Fear and anxiety about something like this can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children alike, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). What does everyone need to know to make it through these times in a healthy way?

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April 15, 2020 | Community Updates

Helping Children with Special Needs Cope with COVID-19

Children with special needs might be at increased risk for complications from COVID-19, and the pandemic’s overall impact remains unknown but may be significant and long-lasting, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics website

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March 24, 2020 | Community Updates

Charity seeks to help area children with special needs

A 14-year-old girl with disabilities watched as nearly 10 adaptive bikes rolled off the truck one by one, and she glowed with anticipation to see her new bike for the first time.

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March 20, 2020 | Community Updates

Maintaining Good Health in The Age of Coronavirus

The guidelines for maintaining good health in the age of coronavirus, social distancing and working from home are largely the same as usual: eat right, exercise and get a good night’s sleep.

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March 10, 2020 | Community Updates

Sensory Winter Activities for Kids with Cerebral Palsy

It can be difficult for caregivers to find fun but accessible activities in colder weather for children with Cerebral Palsy, as it is for other children with special or complex healthcare needs.

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February 26, 2020 | Community Updates

Learning About The Flu and Children With Chronic Health Issues

It’s flu season again.

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October 1, 2019 | Community Updates

Meet Rosetta Ishman, product coordinator for Connect

Rosetta Ishman came to CHC Solutions, Inc. with a 25-year background in medical equipment. While she has experience in customer service and office management, her heart has always been with the patients.

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