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

79 year old care resident saved with LifeVac

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

Gentleman with GERD saved with LifeVac – #272

Man GERD saved with a LifeVac

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