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What makes OxyFloats ® a unique accommodation?

January 14, 2018 Sharon Erickson

What makes OxyFloats® a unique accommodation?  OxyFloats® allows a person the opportunity for continues movement (exercise), because of the venue.  Only the pool or water provides the environment for longer continuous movement for a person struggling with breathing challenges.  A person dependent upon oxygen can not stay in motion on land, a treadmill or even a bicycle for very long without stopping to rest.  Our friend and co-owner Madison provided us with the perfect illustration of this fact.  To get into the pool she had to walk from her car to the facility doors, where she stopped to rest.  From...


OxyFloats reaches out to Florida!

June 06, 2017 Sharon Erickson

When we found out that Central Florida had the largest amount of baby boomers living in retirement communities we were excited!  I spoke with the Villages Community marketing group and the rest is history!  Our ad is now in their Magazine!  As a result we are helping more and more people experience summer in the water in a way they haven't been able to do so before.  Freedom!


OxyFloats Reaching out to Northwest Area in Northwest Primetime!

May 27, 2017 Sharon Erickson


Instructions for using OxyFloats.

May 05, 2017 Sharon Erickson


Overcoming: Madison's Story

May 05, 2017 Sharon Erickson

In 2000 Madison was busy raising her two children when she was affected by a neighboring industrial accident. Over the next 10 years she developed severe difficulties breathing which resulted in her doctor prescribing oxygen. Many people who end up using oxygen simply give up, stay at home, watch a lot of television and live on their computers. Not Madison. She had always enjoyed being in the pool, riding her bike living an active life. When summer rolled around she decided she wanted to continue her active life in the pool. She called around to different facilities and discovered that...