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Is Fluimucil/ Mucinex effective for mucus reduction in nose/ nasal feeding patients?

Usually our understanding is when we take Flumucil, we first dissolve the tablet in a glass of water. Then drink the water and the medication would have its effect as is moves through our throat. Note: In some countries, Mucinex, is also commonly prescribed. But if a person is intubated, or on nose feeding, the …

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Nasogastric tube tape/plaster change (for Alzheimers on tube feeding)

The nasogastric tube or nose tube is secured to the patient via a tape. In Alzheimer or dementia folks, we face the huge challenge as they would attempt to pull the tube out in all ways possible. They wanna pull the tube? Of course you bet they would. No worries, doctors adviced to have their …

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Emotional causes of Alzheimer’s | Dementia- my mom’s story

Alzheimher’s has the unique distinction of being the only disease that makes you say goodbye twice. First you say goodbye to the person you love, then you say goodbye to a stranger. -Brains McGee in a YouTube comment of a video Recently I am seeing a consistent pattern in a few people with Alzheimer’s disease …

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Finding happiness and meaning in caregiving, minimizing caregiver burnout

In May 2017, I resigned from a relatively stable corporate job to care for my mother full time. My mom was hospitalized in February 2017 due acute hepatitis B (she was turning yellow with jaundice, wanted to sleep all the time and was losing energy and motivation).  By March 2017, I took one month’s no …

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Adult Colouring Book- therapeutic, stress reducing & useful for parents/ caregivers

Adult colouring book has been a very popular hobby in recent years. The adult colouring books are not the same as the kids colouring book. For adult colouring books, the patterns used are more detailed and intricate, and often more abstract and complicated. To me, the benefits of an adult colouring book are: 1. Calming …

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Should you resign from your job to take care of an elderly parent with illness?

I resigned from my full time job to take care of my mother who was diagnosed with acute hepatitis B in May 2017. She was also having obvious symptoms of Alzheimer’s and no longer able for herself. A fall also affected her mobility. It was not a hasty decision but one that I have given …

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