As the COVID-19 pandemic continues unabated, the question of how best to protect yourself from the virus is still very much on many people’s minds. Considering the pandemic's scope and the easy transmissibility of the virus, proper protection is important. That means practicing proper hygiene such as frequent hand-washing and, just as importantly, using PPE the way it is … [Read more...] about How to use Personal Protective Equipment: Best Practices During the Covid-19 Pandemic
Using Health Products
In honor of World Hypertension Day on Monday, May 17, 2021, we're bringing up an important topic: monitoring your blood pressure at home. Using a home blood pressure monitor can help you manage your condition and measure blood pressure accurately in the comfort of your own surroundings. High blood pressure, also called hypertension, affects 45% of adults in the United … [Read more...] about How Do You Use a Home Blood Pressure Monitor?
Dysphagia, difficulty swallowing, affects 15 million people in this country, and 1 in 25 experience it at some point in their lifetime. It can make addressing dietary needs difficult. Food thickening agents added to thin foods or liquids will alter their consistencies, making swallowing easier. What are Food Thickeners? Food thickening agents allow for … [Read more...] about How to Use Food Thickeners When Caring for a Senior