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Medical equipment


A wide range of home medical equipment and devices can help older adults and people with disabilities.

What is home medical equipment?

Some helpful products and devices to use at home include:

  • Hospital beds
  • Wheelchairs and walking aids
  • Bathroom safety devices
  • Oxygen tanks and ventilators

How do I select home medical equipment?

Many companies sell or rent medical equipment for home use. Company representatives may come to your home and evaluate your needs. They also can teach you how to use and maintain the equipment. The companies may have emergency service in case the equipment breaks or does not work.

How do I pay for home medical equipment?

Medicare and private insurance pay for many types of home medical equipment. Individuals often pay for these products.

ADRC of Oregon staff are available to help you explore your options to meet your current needs or create a plan for the future.

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