Archive for January, 2016

How dad can help with breastfeeding

Posted on: January 25th, 2016 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

  Dad, you don’t have to feel out-of-the-loop when it comes to breastfeeding. There are a number of things that you can do to help mom out as she embarks on this journey with your little one: Make sure Mom is hydrated Breastfeeding can really dry Mom out, so make sure she doesn’t get dehydrated. […]

The do’s and don’ts of interacting with a wheelchair user

Posted on: January 22nd, 2016 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

Keep these five reminders in the back of your mind when you interact with a wheelchair user to show maximum respect: Talk to, not above: Even if they’re with an able-bodied friend or caretaker, speak directly to the wheelchair user, not just to their peers. Speaking over their head, skirting around eye contact, or ignoring […]

Keeping your CPAP machine investment maintained

Posted on: January 15th, 2016 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

Your CPAP machine represents a big investment, both in associated out-of-pocket expenses you may have and in your health itself. That’s why it’s crucial that your CPAP supplies are replaced on a regular basis. Below is a general timeline to help you know when it may be time to replace your CPAP supplies:   Schedule […]

The bathroom doesn’t have to be dangerous

Posted on: January 8th, 2016 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

In January, we celebrate new beginnings, new goals and bathroom safety! That’s right – it’s National Bathroom Safety Month, and we cannot emphasize enough just how important it is to stay safe in this part of the house! Each year, one in three Americans over the age of 65 experience a fall, and of those, […]