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pill splitter, pill crusher and pill pulverizer
August 23, 2022

Successful Safety Practices for Using Pill Splitters and Crushers

While utilizing pill-splitters or crushers is beneficial in a hospital and other environments, there are also risks for using such a device. These risks include cross-contamination of different drugs, especially if there is not a cleaning procedure between different patients or drugs.1 This article will help break down the best practices of using a pill-splitter device to follow Joint Commission Standard: MM.05.01.07, which explains how to safely prepare medications.

young girl in a wheelchair petting a golden labrador
September 30, 2021

Lead a More Independent Life with a Service Dog

National Service Dog Month is observed during the month of September. In this article, you’ll learn about service dogs, the environments they are trained to work in, and products that can be of assistance to you while you wait for your new companion.
Elderly woman stretching on a floor mat
September 16, 2021

8 Pilates Exercises to Help Improve Senior Health

Pilates is a perfect exercise regimen for older adults because it does not have the impact on the body that other forms of exercise do and is not nearly as severe on the joints as most workouts. Learn more about Pilates and its benefits to find out if it's the right exercise program for you!
Obi Robotic feeder on kitchen counter, holding spoon ready to pick up various fruits.
August 5, 2021

12 Dining Aids for Adults with Cerebral Palsy

Meals for those who have cerebral palsy, regardless of how severe the disorder is, can last much longer than the average mealtime. It can be difficult for adults with cerebral palsy (CP) to eat or drink if they have trouble controlling their hands. Fortunately, dining aids like weighted utensils and robotic feeders can help adults with CP go on to lead an independent life. Read this round up to learn about 12 dining aids that help increase user independence during mealtime!