Your Whole Health: Lincare Learning Center

Choose the Right Mask for your Sleeping Position

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If you have been diagnosed with sleep apnea and need to begin using a PAP machine, choosing the right PAP mask is one of the most important factors to consider. It can be daunting, especially with the variety of options available in the market today. However, selecting the right mask is essential for comfort and effective therapy. Considering your sleeping position while choosing a PAP mask is crucial, as this can significantly impact your overall experience.


Empowering Independence: Navigating Life With Powered Mobility Devices

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Powered mobility devices have been transforming the lives of many individuals with mobility impairments. These devices, which include powered wheelchairs and scooters, are designed to help people gain independence and improve their health-related quality of life. From social engagements to increased physical activity, there are numerous benefits to using power mobility devices.


How to Use Your Home Medical Device

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Have you ever had a question about how to use your home medical device? Maybe even how to clean your device? You're not alone. When operating and maintaining your device, it is common to have questions.


5 Common Respiratory Symptoms to Watch for in Children

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With millions of children suffering from respiratory disorders in the United States, recognizing the signs and symptoms in children and infants can help.


Coughing Exercises

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Because it can be difficult to cough up mucus—especially with a weakened cough reflex—it is important to drink enough fluids to keep your mucus thin and loose. Check with your practitioner to determine how much fluid you should drink daily to keep your cough effective.


Fall and Winter Advice for Respiratory Patients

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Staying healthy is more important than ever for patients with chronic lung diseases. Some every day rules to help you stay healthy and minimize the risk of exposure to viruses and infections include washing your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, sanitizing between washes, quit smoking, caring for your teeth and gums, avoiding germs, and considering vaccinations like the flu shots. There are even more considerations you may not have thought of to help you stay healthy.


The Importance of Two-Factor HIPAA Authentication Requirements

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At Lincare, when we contact our patients via telephone or portal about treatment and/or reimbursement (billing), we always ask you to verify two unique identifiers of your protected health information (PHI). That helps safeguard your privacy and ensure you get the best care. Correctly identifying you is the first step in delivering the safest treatment possible.


Transitioning to 65 and Medicare Requirements

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Signing up for Medicare at 65 is a standard process for many Americans, particularly those already retired. As you approach the enrollment period, you will likely have questions. It is essential that you understand the process and how switching to Medicare can save you time, energy, and, in certain instances, money.


Walking Exercises

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Start with short walks to strengthen your breathing and walking muscles.

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