It’s Influenza Vaccine Week! While many of us—myself included—have our flu shots administered in October or November (or in some places, even earlier!), it’s not too late, as is proven by the fact that Flu Vaccine Week is December 1 to 7! While i’m lucky enough that my flu shot the last two years has … Continue reading “A pain in the arm can prevent the hassle and risk of the flu!”

It seems like summer just started, yet we’re already discussing going back to school in many parts of the United States! For parents of kids living with special medical needs, it can be both an exciting and anxiety-inducing time—ensuring care plans are in place, that school staff are trained on how to deal with a … Continue reading “A Safe Back to School Season for Kids with "Added Extras"!”

Breathe easy! Respiratory Care Week: October 25-31

Posted on October 25, 2015 by admin

Most people have heard of physical therapists, and often occupational therapists or speech therapists. But what about respiratory therapists? If you live with lung disease, like cystic fibrosis, asthma or COPD, you likely have encountered a respiratory therapist at some point–even without realizing it. Respiratory therapists are specially trained professionals with university or college degrees … Continue reading “Breathe easy! Respiratory Care Week: October 25-31”