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

Posted by  | Caregiver Tips, Healthy Aging

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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10 Steps to a More Senior-Safe Home

10 Steps to a More Senior-Safe Home

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Home is where many of our patients feel the safest. Secure in the memories and nostalgic atmosphere, your own residence can provide all the real comforts of home while still maintaining your medical needs. Here are some easy alterations to make your home safe from potential accidents. Add a ramp or threshold mat to any(...)

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