FAQs regarding the new FAA guidelines for portable oxygen concentrators

By Lanier Hogan, CAIRE Inc. Product Manager Frequently Asked Questions and Answers Why can’t I find my portable oxygen concentrator listed on the FAA site? As of August 22, 2016, the FAA requires portable oxygen concentrator manufacturers to perform a self-certification and any POCs released after that date will no longer get added to the... Continue Reading →

Uncle Jim’s next adventure (doctors … chemo … and now radiation …)

Contributed by Jim Nelson, consultant to CAIRE Inc. ~ Palliative: adjective (of a medicine or medical care) relieving pain without dealing with the cause of the condition. Palliative Care – Care afforded to a patient of a chronic disease to offer comfort and an increased level of quality of life. This kind of care does... Continue Reading →

Are you being effective, influential, or even approachable in the way you go about your day and life?

Contributed by Bob Rawlins, oxygen user and consultant to CAIRE Inc. ~  Part Two ~ In the first part we talked about becoming a little more independent versus dependent. Whether it is in a business, family, or health – improving your environment or illness journey. Someone said to me once, that to become successful in... Continue Reading →

Uncle Jim’s next adventure (or, basement work and my cancer proceeds apace)

Contributed by Jim Nelson, consultant to CAIRE Inc. ~ Well, my new basement is progressing nicely, thanks mostly to a gentleman contractor by the name of Kirk who actually knows what he is doing. Not long ago I decided to do the framing and the electrical and the plumbing myself, something my wife, Mary, and... Continue Reading →

Are you being effective, influential, or even approachable in the way you go about your day and life?

Contributed by Bob Rawlins, oxygen user and consultant to CAIRE Inc. ~  Part One ~ I was at my daughter’s Leadership Breakfast this past week. Being an 8th grader and waiting for the next big step towards high school can be and is a big thing. Her school has these recognition type events to help... Continue Reading →

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