The #1 rule of safer home care for seniors

The #1 rule of safer home care for seniors

Bath SafetyLighthouse Staff
For some people, home is a safe and comfortable abode. For many seniors, however, homes can be full of risk. Inside a home, the most dangerous plac...
The #1 rule of safer home care for seniors

The #1 rule of safer home care for seniors

Bath SafetyLighthouse Staff
For some people, home is a safe and comfortable abode. For many seniors, however, homes can be full of risk. Inside a home, the most dangerous plac...
Bermuda's parents can now get new, skin-friendly safe baby diapers and keep their babies healthy

Bermuda's parents can now get new, skin-friendly safe baby diapers and keep their babies healthy

Lighthouse Staff
Baby diapers could cause health problems for our babies. Have you noticed that some baby diapers cause problems? You see, diapers should do more th...
A buyer's guide to oxygen concentrators - Part 1

A buyer's guide to oxygen concentrators - Part 1

Oxygen therapyLighthouse Staff
Understanding your prescription First, you need to know and understand what your doctor is prescribing, and we can help. The prescription usually h...
How to choose a hospital bed for home care

How to choose a hospital bed for home care

Home careLighthouse Staff
Nobody expects to require a hospital bed Llewellyn did not expect to be admitted to the hospital. 4 weeks ago, he was eating dinner when he felt ch...
Bathroom in need of accessibility and safety devices

3 ways to prevent a life-changing or life-ending fall injury at home

Fall preventionMikhail Serebrennik
Most falls occur at home Women and people aged 85 and older are most likely to be injured There is a much higher chance of suffering a fall i...
8 face masks to protect yourself against COVID-19, from worst to best

8 face masks to protect yourself against COVID-19, from worst to best

CoronavirusLighthouse Staff
Personal protective equipment is our armor in the battle against COVID-19. A mask is the most important piece of PPE because it protects the wearer, as well as the people next to them. Which mask should you put on, and how well does a mask protect you?
How to choose a medical imaging monitor

How to choose a medical imaging monitor

medical imagingLighthouse Staff
In medical imaging, there are 2 main monitor types: diagnostic and clinical review. Diagnostic monitors: Are primarily included in radiologists'...
Automated external defibrillators: Do you need an AED?

Automated external defibrillators: Do you need an AED?

Lighthouse Staff
Clear! The doctor grabs the defibrillator paddles, rubs them together (more for the visual effect than for any medical reason) and yells "Clear!" H...
Snoring: how bad is it for you?

Snoring: how bad is it for you?

Lighthouse Staff
Do you snore when you sleep? If you do, how many of the following do you experience? Morning headache or chest pain Excessive daytime sleepiness S...
Snoring kills. Don't ignore it.

Snoring kills. Don't ignore it.

Lighthouse Staff
Snoring is not funny or cute. It can be bothersome to the snorer's bed partner, causing sleep difficulty for him or her. To the person who is snori...
Sleep your way to great health

Sleep your way to great health

Lighthouse Staff
Have you noticed that when you are busy and sleep less to get things done, you are more likely to get sick? There is a reason for that. A recen...
A buyer's guide to CPAP machines

A buyer's guide to CPAP machines

CPAPLighthouse Staff
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) therapy is the most common treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. A CPAP machine delivers pressurized ai...
Medical gauze for wound care

What is the difference between woven and non-woven gauze?

dressingMikhail Serebrennik
You may have heard of woven and non-woven gauze. What is the difference between the two, and where to use each type of gauze? Woven gauze is loo...