Respiratory Therapists Hit the Catwalk

ThedaCare At Home Shows Off the Latest in Sleep Apnea Masks

Respiratory therapists may not be super models, but that won’t stop them from showing off the latest trends in sleep apnea wear at a style show next month.

ThedaCare At Home’s sleep respiratory therapists will model the newest designs of sleep apnea masks at a free A.W.A.K.E. sleep mask style show on Tues., April 16, at Liberty Hall in Kimberly.

Since a comfortable, well-fitting mask is the key to successful therapy, the evening will feature the most popular CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure masks). Registration, light refreshments and an opportunity to visit with manufacturer’s representatives to discuss equipment options begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by the style show at 6:30.

Sleep apnea is a chronic condition requiring long-term management. If untreated, it can increase the risk of high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke, obesity and diabetes. CPAP equipment and supplies can help treat sleep apnea.

There is no cost for this fun-filled evening, but advanced registration is required. Guests can register online at www.thedacare.org or ThedaCare On Call™ at (920) 830-6877 or (800) 236-2236 weekdays, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. If you have any special needs, please let us know when you register.

ThedaCare ™ At Home provides a continuum of home care services for adults and children, including skilled nursing, home and residential hospice care, respiratory services, infusion therapy, home medical equipment, rehabilitation and mobility services, remote monitoring and other specialty services. The home care team includes over 350 professionals serving individuals in 10 counties, including Outagamie, Winnebago, Calumet, Brown, Green Lake, Waushara, Waupaca, Shawano, Menominee and Oconto counties. The home care agency operates five home medical equipment retail sites located in Appleton, New London, Oshkosh, Shawano, and Waupaca. In addition, ThedaCare At Home operates Cherry Meadows Hospice and the ThedaCare Hospice Residence both located on the Peabody-Heritage campus in Appleton. Follow us on Facebook.

ThedaCare™ (www.thedacare.org) is a community health system consisting of five hospitals: Appleton Medical Center, Theda Clark Medical Center, New London Family Medical Center, Shawano Medical Center, and Riverside Medical Center in Waupaca. ThedaCare also includes ThedaCare Physicians, ThedaCare Behavioral Health, and ThedaCare at Home. ThedaCare is the largest employer in Northeast Wisconsin with more than 6,175 employees. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter!