Does Your Facility Have An AED? Five Common Myths About Buying One Debunked

Whether you operate a public or private facility, you may have held off purchasing an AED (automatic external defibrillator). AEDs are the devices used to shock the heart and restore it to its proper rhythm if it has stopped beating in an emergency. If your hesitance in buying an AED has been because you believe many of the common myths about their use, here are five of them debunked for you. Read More 

Hearing Aids, Testing And Assistance For Veterans

After serving in the military, many veterans face the sometimes unseen costs of conflict and duty. Risking life and limb can mask many of the more subtle forms of deterioration until life has a chance to slow down, and some issues such as hearing loss may not be noticed until a veteran has lived as a civilian for quite some time. If you're noticing a few hearing issues and suspect your military service as the cause, you're entitled to a few benefits. Read More 

Determining The Cause Of The Menacing Noises Coming From Your CPAP Machine

A number of people who use CPAP machines blame noisiness as the reason for not using their machines as recommended. Some people even make comparisons between their "noisy machines" and their loud snoring, suggesting that both are loud, and therefore, they decide not to use their machines. If you have used this as a reason, seriously consider if your mask is the issue. The following information will help you better understand which components of your CPAP machine could be causing the noise. Read More 

4 Important Safety Tips For Operating A Mobility Scooter

Investing in a mobility scooter can be an excellent option for those who have otherwise limited mobility. Specifically, a scooter can provide safe and comfortable transportation to locations that are too far to reach by a traditional wheelchair or on foot. However, because mobility scooters are motorized, there are some inherent safety risks that come along with using one. As such, there are some tips worth keeping in mind for those who are new to using a scooter. Read More 

Choosing The Best Mobility Scooter Option For After Foot Surgery

If you need to rent a scooter for your spouse who has just had foot or ankle surgery, then you have three different options to choose from when you visit your local medical equipment store: a knee scooter, a three-wheel scooter, and a four-wheel scooter. Here is some information on each type of mobility scooter to help you decide which will best meet the needs of your spouse during their recovery time. Read More