Helpful Workout Routines if you are in State or Federal Prison
Posted 7/24/2014 by Mark Miclette
Incarceration is scary. It doesn’t matter how old or tough you are, fear is a natural response to being sent to prison. Not showing that fear is one of the most important things you can do to protect yourself while doing your time. Exercise is a perf...
An Inmate Can Meditate to Alleviate Fears in Prison
Posted 7/22/2014 by Mark Miclette
If someone you know is in prison, you can be sure there is stress involved in that inmate’s daily life. Prisons are loud, can be dangerous and there is very little freedom. In addition, simply being sentenced to do time disrupts life with regard to e...
What if an Inmate Becomes Terminally Ill?
Posted 7/23/2014 by Mark Miclette
You were handling your husband’s incarceration by visiting once a month, writing constantly, and hearing him out during phone calls. Recently he was declared terminally ill, and all you want now is to spend his last few months with him, and you’re ho...
Will They Let Me Drive an Inmate to the Doctor?
Posted 7/10/2014 by Mark Miclette
For the most part, any time a county jail inmate leaves a jail, official personnel transport him to medical appointments, but in some counties, depending on the circumstances, family members are allowed to provide the transportation.
Each jail set...
Staying Fit in County Jail: Walking and Jogging in the POD
Posted 7/6/2014 by Mark Miclette
When you’re locked up, your diet is not going to be the best when it comes to healthy, low-fat foods. This translates to weight gain unless you take steps to counteract the food’s effect on your body.
While state prisons often have outdoor yards t...
Support for Inmates with Chronic Health Issues
Posted 6/27/2014 by Mark Miclette
Various services are offered to inmates who have sicknesses that require attention, but it’s important to establish the needed
Your inmate should receive medication for chronic health conditions with two exceptions.
What Happens to an Inmate with Allergies?
Posted 6/25/2014 by Mark Miclette
Whether your inmate typically has seasonal allergies outside or they only appear when he is in jail, medications can often help, but it’s a matter of getting them to your inmate.
Unfortunately, most county jails only provide medications if not doi...
An Inmate Must Communicate With the Jail Nurses for Good Care
Posted 7/3/2014 by Mark Miclette
Due to HIPPA laws, most nurses will refuse to discuss your inmate’s medical condition with you unless the inmate provides prior written permission. It will be up to the inmate to work the system from inside. These steps will guide both the inmate and...