Caregiver Journey Webinar | 06/20/24

A Caregiver Conversation by Carallel: Durable Medical Equipment (DME) 101

Durable medical equipment (DME) is equipment that’s used at home or anywhere outside of the hospital. Just like the name says, to be considered DME, the equipment or device must be able to withstand repeated use. And while your loved one might not need it now, chances are that they will at some point in the future. 

So Matt Perrin, Carallel’s Director of Caregiver Engagement is joined by Carallel Care Advocate, Perry Mimms, to discuss the many types of DME, where to get it, and how to pay for it. 

Sheila Schultz Care Advocate and Certified Dementia Practitioner

Perry is a Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP) and Care Advocate at Carallel. who works daily to help caregivers solve problems, reduce stress, and build resilience.

Matt Perrin Director of Caregiver Engagement, Carallel

Matt spent 8+ years as a family caregiver for his mother who was living with Alzheimer’s Disease. At Carallel, Matt drives the digital content development and distribution strategy. His focus is on supporting caregivers by providing the practical, relatable, and informative perspective people need — wherever they may be in their journey of caring for a loved one.



Contact Carallel if you’re a health plan, healthcare provider, or employer, and see how our human led + tech enabled service will make you the leader in your industry when it comes to supporting caregivers.

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