Atwater Area Help for Seniors
Medical Equipment or Assistive Technology Loan Program
126 4th St N, Wellness Center, Atwater, MN, 56209
This program provides medical equipment/supplies and/or assistive technology at no cost for a certain loan period. The items available can vary by program, and may include Durable Medical Equipment (DME).
Used durable medical equipment is donated and available for use 'as is' by community members.
Inventory varies but walkers, wheel chairs, canes, shower benches, commodes are generally available, as well as a variety of other equipment.
- Living At Home / Block Nurse
- Free / no cost to eligible clients
- Older adults
- People with low income
Items are available to community members regardless of age
There is no fee.
City of Atwater and surrounding townships of Lake Elizabeth, Gennessee, Harrison, Acton, Swede Grove and Danielson
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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LH-0650.0250Assistive Technology Equipment Loan Definition
Programs that enable individuals who have physical or sensory limitations to borrow the assistive technology products they require at no charge. Loans may be long or short-term in nature and the devices are returned once the agreed-upon period of time has elapsed.
LH-5000Medical Equipment/Supplies Definition
Programs that pay for or provide necessary in-home hospital equipment, monitoring devices, respiratory aids, prevention kits and other medical supplies that are required by people who want to prevent the transmission of an infectious disease, are coping with the effects of a chronic health condition or disability or are convalescing following surgery or illness. Included are programs that provide medical equipment on a loan basis as well as those that provide equipment that people can keep.
TI-1800.5000Medical Equipment/Assistive Technology Donation Programs Definition
Programs that accept assistive technology equipment (i.e., equipment, appliances and assistive aids for people with disabilities), sickroom equipment, medical bandages, respiratory aids and other medical supplies that are required by people who are convalescing following surgery or illness, refurbish them if necessary, and keep them for use in their own program or donate them to other community-based organizations for their own use or for distribution to the people they serve.