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How can I help someone with dementia get to meals?

How can I help someone with dementia get to meals?

See Below: If in a nursing home, and depending on the severity, the pt. Will be escorted to the dining room and fed. If lives by himself -- that's the danger of the dementia, patients will forget to eat or forget that they've already eaten. Basically, people with dementia, especially at a later stages, need constant reminders, feeding and being taken care of. ...Read more

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How can I get help with fibromyalgia?

How can I get help with fibromyalgia?

See a specialist: See a doctor who has a special interest and experience in treating fibromyalgia. There is no one specialist that sees fibromyalgia, the most common physicians who treat fibromyalgia are primary care, rheumatologists, neurologists or pain management specialists. ...Read more

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Help! i need help with my love handles. How can I get rid of them?

Help! i need help with my love handles. How can I get rid of them?

Love Handles: It is very difficult to lose weight in particular spots. Daily intense aerobic exercise in your target zone, in addition to a plant based diet and weight training three times to muscle fatigue is an excellent program to follow. Best. ...Read more

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Wanted to know where can I go to get help with depression?

Wanted to know where can I go to get help with depression?

Therapy: You should seek out a local therapist, you can find many on psychologytoday.Com. There are also many self-help books that use cognitive behavioral therapy (cbt) that can be beneficial as well. ...Read more

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How can I get emotional support to help me with caregiving?

How can I get emotional support to help me with caregiving?

Emotional support: Firstly, the most important is immediate family. If this is not possible then the priest from your church is ever so important. ...Read more

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How can I get help to pay for child with cleft lip?

How can I get help to pay for child with cleft lip?

Operation Smile Info: Our U.S. Care network referral service is available to families in the United States, so they may find the help they need for their children. For an operation smile representative who can provide guidance, call 888-677-6453 or 757-321-7645. ...Read more

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How can a family meeting help me get help with caregiving if no one seems to care?

How can a family meeting help me get help with caregiving if no one seems to care?

Family meetings: A family meeting can have someone there skilled in mediation to keep things positive. Everyone in a family cares, but sometimes family history can prevent progress. If everyone can agree to respect each others' obligations and abilities you have a starting place. Have everyone agree to be able to do one thing. The first meeting doesn't have to establish the finished product. ...Read more

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How can I get help coping with depression?

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How can I get help coping with depression?

Depression: Counseling , medications evaluation, social support system, life style changes. ...Read more

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How to help a friend with manic depression; trying to get him to start meds?

How to help a friend with manic depression; trying to get him to start meds?

Common problem: When people are manic, they often don't see the need for intervention and believe that other people are unnecessarily complaining about them or prodding them. Most manic-depressive patients only seek help when they get depressed, but that is almost certain to follow a manic period. Education about the illness is essential. There are many popular books about the subject now. ...Read more

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What can I do to help husband to get a better outlook on life?

What can I do to help husband to get a better outlook on life?

Varied possibilities: You've supplied no information about what might be affecting your husband, or his outlook on life. Depression can create extremely negative views of life and others -- so can alcoholism and other addictions. Disappointment and stress can make one cynical about future possibilities also. You might share your love and concern with your husband, and encourage him to see his doctor for checkup. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to help a child get the courage to go through chemo treatments?

Can you tell me how to help a child get the courage to go through chemo treatments?

It is difficult: But your child's oncologist can be helpful to talk and explain things to your child. For your part, you should say that he is being give 'medicine' to get well from his illness. Furthermore, it is good to know and tell your child that this illness is curable in more than 80% of the cases. ...Read more

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How can I work with a pediatrician to get the best care for my child?

How can I work with a pediatrician to get the best care for my child?

Pediatrics: Make sure they are board-certified. Go to abp.Org to check credentials. Have an up-front conversation about communication, call-backs, expectations, philosophy on child-rearing, etc.. Enlist them as a partner in your child's health. Once the relationship is established, let your doctor know you trust them. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to help with my depression?

Can you tell me how to help with my depression?

Seek help: Depression may hve diffrent causes.It could be due to physical, psychological or brain chemical imbalance . A psychiatrist is best equipped to diagnose the cause and help you with poper treatment. ...Read more

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How can I convince parents to get me a humidifier?

How can I convince parents to get me a humidifier?

Humidifier: If you snore or cough a humidifier could help your condition.. Use a hot shower or a steaming tea kettle to prove your point. ...Read more

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How will getting a psychiatrist help me to be happy again?

How will getting a psychiatrist help me to be happy again?

If you are Depressed: Psychiatrist is a physician who specializes in dealing with psychiatric disorders which involve any changes in mood, thought process, behavior and cognitive functions. Severe depression is a kind of brain dysfunction manifest with symptoms like depressed mood, hopelessness, guilt..Etc. Diagnosing and treating the depression will lift it and go back to your normal self. ...Read more

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How do you help a friend with bulimia?

How do you help a friend with bulimia?

Express your concern: tell your friend you'd be happy to accompanay them to their first counciling appointment ...Read more

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What to do to get help with my eating disorder?

What to do to get help with my eating disorder?

SEEK PROFESINAL HELP: Any eating disorder like bulemia, anorexia nervosa, or over eating (binge eating) disorder needs to be evaluated by your doctor and may need psychological consult and therapy before it is too late especially bulemia, anorexia nervosa;anorexia athletica. ...Read more