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79 year old care resident saved with LifeVac

79-Year-Old Care Resident Saved from Choking with LifeVac – #435

We are extremely pleased to share wonderful news from our partners in the UK “We have been informed that LifeVac was called to action once again. This time within a care home situated in Scotland, in a choking emergency.” A 79-year-old female resident with Dementia, was enjoying her meal. Food quickly became lodged in her… Read more

LifeVac Saves 94-Year-Old – #383

LifeVac announces our 383rd life saved! It was reported to us that on June 3rd a 94-year-old woman at a Senior Assisted Living community in California began choking.  The female resident that suffers from dementia began choking on a piece of shrimp while having lunch.  The food was completely blocking her airway.  A CNA performed the Heimlich… Read more

Man GERD saved with a LifeVac

Gentleman with GERD saved with LifeVac – #272

LifeVac announces news of our 272nd life saved It was reported to us on January 20th that a ​68-year-old gentleman with Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) choked on a piece of a biscuit. LifeVac was self-administered as the gentleman lives alone.  He used the LifeVac and on the second “place, push, pull motion was able to dislodge… Read more