Purchasing healthcare supplies and equipment for your home can be a daunting task given the vast amount of resources available to choose from. How do you know which products are safe, reliable and affordable for your independent in-home care? What is the most resourceful way to find them? The best way to determine what home health supplies will work for you or your loved one is to do an assessment of what the patient’s physical disabilities are before making an online purchase. After this assessment is conducted, a little research is needed to determine what manufacturers offer the most affordable prices for your budget.By doing simple searches on ‘at home care’ with very specific key words that relate to what you’re looking for, you will find an unlimited array of medical supply companies from which to choose. An example could be of someone looking for a wheelchair. The most important thing to consider is that if you do a search for a wheelchair, you will end up with literally millions of results. The best search option for a wheelchair would be to define first what type of wheelchair is needed. Are you looking for a motorized wheelchair? An electric power wheelchair? These things need to be determined prior to your search. You could use words such as ‘mobility’ or ‘motorized’ as a prefix to wheelchair in order to narrow down your search results.If you aren’t quite sure of what medical products you’re looking for or you just want to see what is available for purchase, it is always acceptable use terms such as ‘products for elderly,’ or ‘home health care products’ in your search to yield results. Before doing an online search for medical supplies, it is important to remember to be as specific as possible in your product search for the best outcome.