how to choose a pulse oximeter

How to Buy a Pulse Oximeter

A good pulse oximeter has a Perfusion Index (PI) and an OLED display with large numbers. The PI indicates if
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Which thermometer is the most accurate?

Which is the Most Accurate Thermometer I Can Buy?

A tympanic type, a digital type, and certain forehead scanner thermometers are all accurate. The differences among them are speed
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Can I Use a Pulse Oximeter to Check for COVID-19?

Can I Use a Pulse Oximeter to Check for COVID-19?

Yes, you can and you should use a pulse oximeter to check for COVID-19 symptoms, according to Doctors Christy Reisinger
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High risk seniors should watch for hypoxia.

Should Seniors Go to the Hospital with COVID-19 Symptoms?

If you are a senior with certain illnesses, Dr. Reisinger advises you to consider getting a pulse oximeter to test
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Are Certified Vacuums & Air Cleaners Better for Seniors? Part II

I can smell dog fur when I vacuum the carpet. This means my vacuum cleaner is sucking in dog fur,
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Protect your hips to protect your way of life.

How Preventing a Hip Fracture Can Save Your Life

I didn't realize how close we were to the end when yet another fall resulted in my aunt's broken hip.
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Adjustable Bed

Why I Am Buying an Adjustable Bed (Plus a Bonus GERD Remedy!)

Adjustable beds are good at relieving pain, swelling, snoring, and arthritis. Propping up your head and legs in different combinations
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6 Ways for Seniors to Conquer Loneliness and Feel Connected

Learn how to have a pet without bringing an animal into the house. If you're in Florida, you can rent
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10 Aging in Place Home Modifications to Keep You Safe

10 Simple Aging in Place Ideas to Keep You Safe (with Pictures!)

Grab bars, entrance ramps, removing rugs, moving the bedroom, stair lifts, elevators, shower seats, better lighting, pullout shelves and comfort
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Four Outstanding Ways to Use Alexa for the Elderly

Taking care of Mom or Dad is by far the hardest and most important job we have. But it's hard,
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Blue weighted blanket

Should Seniors Use Weighted Blankets?

Weighted blankets are safe. They help reduce anxiety. They can create a calm, peaceful feeling. Seniors can safely use weighted
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Senior cat allergies

What is the Best Allergy Device for Seniors? Part I: Air Cleaners

For airborne allergens, the best allergy device is a HEPA air purifier. The best air purifier will be the one
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Senior checking AFib at home

How Can Seniors Check for AFib at Home?

To check your AFib at home, get an over-the-counter ECG (electrocardiogram), also known as a "home heart monitor."
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Do Bed Exit Alarms Prevent Falls?

Do Bed Alarms Prevent Falls?

A bed alarm alerts a caregiver when the patient is getting up from bed, chair, or the toilet. Bed alarms
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Prevent hospital stays by preventing falling

How to Prevent Falls

Do balance, strength, and posture exercises to keep yourself strong and upright. De-clutter your home to avoid tripping. Re-arrange furniture
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The unit sits around the neck. The control is on the right. The buds go in the ears.

Enhance Conversations with Bose Hearphones

Bose Hearphones use noise suppression and selective frequency amplification to clarify conversations. They are not "hearing aids." They help you
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