Dysphagia Recipes from Give a Care | Good Natural Thickeners A good puree that’s the right consistency for your loved one with dysphagia isn’t always easy to come by. Whole ingredients including fruits, vegetables and grains don’t just magically blend. . . Read more Natural Thickeners for a Dysphagia Diet
Month: February 2017
Family Caregiver Tips from Give a Care | Preventing UTI’s UTI’s certainly have a rep as a juvenile annoyance that young women are prone to, however, it turns out that they are very serious infections older folks and people who experience. . . Read more UTI Prevention
Give a Care About Ears!
Ear Care Tips for Caregivers from Give a Care You know what can give you a real scare as a caregiver? Blood pouring out of your loved one’s ear! Completely anxiety-ridden and frightening, ear stuff is typically benign but can. . . Read more Give a Care About Ears!
Easy Ways to Add Fat to a Dysphagia Diet
Dysphagia Recipes with Healthy Fat | Caregiving Ideas from Give a Care Looking to pump up the calorie content of a dysphagia diet? Has your loved one’s doctor recommended gaining weight to help with overall health? For someone you care. . . Read more Easy Ways to Add Fat to a Dysphagia Diet
Wound Care Tips from Give a Care
Preventing, Recognizing and Treating Bed Sores and Pressure Ulcers The daunting, ominous wound care topic – cue drum roll . . . First things first, bed sores (or pressure ulcers as they’re also known) are super serious business. Google it. . . Read more Wound Care Tips from Give a Care
What is Home Health?
Family Caregiving | Home Health Info from Give a Care Depending on the state of your loved one’s health and their insurance, home healthcare may be an option to assist you in caregiving. Home healthcare can include everything from nurse’s. . . Read more What is Home Health?
Tips for Taking Medicine | Give a Care
Family Caregiver Ideas for Taking Meds (Swallowing Pills) While meds can be a daily necessity, because of age, fatigue or illness, swallowing pills can be super difficult and frustrating for both a patient and their caregiver. We struggled for years with getting. . . Read more Tips for Taking Medicine | Give a Care
Family Caregiver Tips from Give a Care | Brushing Teeth Brushing teeth, simple enough right? Not always. There are a few ways to approach the teeth brushing topic for family caregivers depending on your situation: You take care of an. . . Read more Brushing Teeth
5 Fast Dysphagia Desserts
Dysphagia Recipes | Desserts Need a yummy dysphagia dessert in 8 minutes or less? It’s actually quite easy to put together delicious, sweet dysphagia dishes made with whole ingredients. AvoCocoa Pudding – This delicious pudding-like dysphagia dish is also phenomenally. . . Read more 5 Fast Dysphagia Desserts
Dysphagia and Nutrition Tips from Give a Care What is dysphagia and seriously . . . is that really how it’s spelled? You might have spelled it with an ’s’ like this, dysphasia. While pronounced the same, the former with. . . Read more Dysphagia