6 Tips to Help Manage Congestive Heart Failure

6 Tips to Help Manage Congestive Heart Failure

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February is American Heart Month. While it's important for all of us to take basic steps to improve or maintain a healthy heart, many are dealing with a very serious issue that requires continuous attention. Approximately 5.7 million Americans live with Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), according to the CDC. This is a condition in which the heart’s pumping power is(...)

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Caregiver Tips for Tube-Fed Adults

Caregiver Tips for Tube-Fed Adults

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The Feeding Tube Awareness Foundation has identified more than 300 conditions that require the use of a feeding tube, ranging from neurological disorders to esophageal conditions. Those who become caretakers of tube-fed adults often find themselves in that position because a parent or partner has developed a medical condition or is undergoing chemotherapy. We understand the(...)

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3 Tips to Help Your Incontinent Child Deal with School Bullies

3 Tips to Help Your Incontinent Child Deal with School Bullies

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Over the last decade, childhood bullying and its prevention has received more attention. However, it remains a common problem across playgrounds across the country. A 2014 study found that a quarter of all children in the United States experience it at one time or another. If you’re the parent of a child living with incontinence,(...)

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5 Tips to Help Care for Someone With A Memory Loss Disorder

5 Tips to Help Care for Someone With A Memory Loss Disorder

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As the primary caregiver to an elderly relative with a memory loss disorder such as Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia, you know first-hand just how challenging or even frustrating the responsibility can be at times. But in this role it's important to sometimes step back, take a deep breath and try some new methods to deal with these challenges. Here are five tips(...)

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