Caregiver Tips

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

Posted by  | Caregiver Tips, Living Well With, Pediatric Care

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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5 Parental Tips to get You Started in Enteral Nutrition

5 Parental Tips to get You Started in Enteral Nutrition

Posted by  | Caregiver Tips, Pediatric Care

Whether it’s part of temporary care or a long-term solution, enteral feeding for your child can be an overwhelming decision and an even more overwhelming experience. Mainlining food directly into the stomach or small intestine via a tube in the nose or abdomen doesn’t come naturally. For parents walking into this unchartered territory, we offer(...)

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