Caregiver

Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy- when the parent faked a child’s illness

Yesterday I came across this heartbreaking story of a child, Olivia K. Gant (21 June 2010- 20 August 2017) who passed after years being tortured by unnecessary medical procedures including feeding tubes and unnecessary surgeries. Below is the video: The saddest thing is that, the child was likely to be perfectly healthy and normal but …

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Chiropractic adjustments for vertigo or dizziness

Once I suffered unexplained lightheaded and dizziness almost the entire day. I decided to visit my chiropractor who uses a combination of chiropractor manipulation and point therapy to health symptoms. When I told him my head ‘did not feel right’ and I was having dizziness last week, he told me that dizziness or lightheaded should not be taken lightly. The treatment brought a lot of relief and I felt better without requiring the use of oral medication.

Finding happiness and meaning in caregiving, minimizing caregiver burnout

Last year in May, I resigned from a relatively stable corporate job to care for my mother full time who suffered a fall, diagnosed with acute hepatitis and liver cirrhosis as well as showing symptoms of dementia. I never though that I would eventually ended up as a caregiver. The job fit totally did not suit me because I dislike housework, cleaning and cooking.

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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