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    Today, 12:39 AM
    gjnl replied to a thread Slow walkers in Life
    Wow...I just am amazed about how you think that you don't have to be respectful and mindful of other people using sidewalk space. Able bodied (ABs)...
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    Yesterday, 09:33 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Recipes for avoiding UTI's in Care
    Here you will get answers that have a broad range. There are those on this forum who will extol that they drink in excess of a gallon of water per...
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    Yesterday, 08:45 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Blood in urine in Care
    For a high level quad who cannot easily cath by himself, a supra pubic is going to provide for a lot of personal independence and freedom from having...
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    Yesterday, 08:36 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Diarrhea BM Question HELP in Care
    Did they do a stool culture to identify if you had food poisoning caused by bacteria or by a virus. Antibiotics would not be advised for food...
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    01-21-2019, 10:50 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread plugged catheter in Care
    Started taking what today?
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    01-20-2019, 07:31 PM
    I can't speak to the pain you are experiencing, but your doctor should be able to tell you when you can begin a seating program or schedule and what...
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    01-20-2019, 02:24 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread A good clean out in Care
    What benefit will you get from a "good cleansing?" Do you have constipation? Some people with normal bowel function get a colonic, but there is...
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    01-19-2019, 08:15 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread A good clean out in Care
    What is it that you wish to achieve by doing this? Do you irrigate your colostomy regularly?
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    01-19-2019, 11:57 AM
    Have you considered renting, or in your case, where positioning is an on going problem, purchasing a special mattress to help relieve pressure during...
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    01-19-2019, 01:27 AM
    gjnl replied to a thread Afib in Care
    I haven't had quite the experience you describe, but I have/live with Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) and have had it/lived with it for a very long time. ...
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    01-18-2019, 07:37 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread gentamicin shortage?? in Care
    The only shortage reference I have found on current drug shortage lists for gentamicin is an ophthalmologic ointment. But, seems to me that every...
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    01-18-2019, 04:57 PM
    Below are pictures of pressure points when lying in the supine position and in a 30 degree tilt. The pressure mapping shows little pressure at the...
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    01-15-2019, 01:33 AM
    Maybe this is an option: ...
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    01-13-2019, 04:46 PM
    Yes, I understand, and the method of closing the valve after the person sits on the cushion is exactly the recommendation in the Roho Dry Floatation...
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    01-13-2019, 02:15 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread The Upside in Movies & Music
    From Box Office Mojo: https://www.boxofficemojo.com/news/?id=4475 Outperforming expectations, STXFilms's The Upside debuted atop the weekend box...
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    01-13-2019, 02:07 PM
    For what it is worth, a seating specialist (occupational therapist) advised against sitting on the cushion while the valve was still open and then...
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    01-12-2019, 11:37 PM
    Hey Tom, once again you and the Permobil organization has come through and extended a helping hand to members of the Care Cure Community. On behalf...
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    01-11-2019, 03:11 PM
    Just a minor correction for clarity these are Roho Quadtro, not Quattro cushions.
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    01-11-2019, 12:00 PM
    Thanks. Maybe we will take another look. Trying to find the perfect way to celebrate our 50th anniversary this year.
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    01-10-2019, 11:38 PM
    Unapologetically, whenever, NL and I travel, it has always "first cabin" accommodations. Getting there is half the fun. Life is too short not to...
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    01-10-2019, 08:58 PM
    The hand check method is recommended, but it isn't as easy as they make it look in the video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6TxGKyEzUao Also,...
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    01-10-2019, 07:45 PM
    I wonder how many square feet are in those rooms, because they look really small. Getting a power chair beside the bed for a transfer looks very...
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    01-10-2019, 03:55 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Sample PCA Interview ?'s in Caregiving
    Check out this thread. There are contracts from KLD and other members. ...
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    01-09-2019, 05:00 PM
    This article may help: How Am I Taxed on My Required Minimum Distribution if I Am Disabled? Your disability won't affect the taxes on your...
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    01-09-2019, 11:59 AM
    gjnl replied to a thread The Upside in Movies & Music
    I tend to agree with you. However, it was an interesting question that "vjls" posed...if Christopher Reeve was still alive and well, would Hollywood...
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    01-08-2019, 10:50 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread The Upside in Movies & Music
    Rob Brown, would have been a better choice than Kevin Hart.
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    01-08-2019, 09:41 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread The Upside in Movies & Music
    Here are just a few articles that explain the issue: ...
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    01-08-2019, 07:10 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread The Upside in Movies & Music
    Bryan Cranston has been getting some backlash for his role as a man with quadriplegia in The Upside, but he's not apologizing. Though the Breaking...
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    01-08-2019, 06:54 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread The Upside in Movies & Music
    Here are pictures of the real people, the actors in the French movie, Intouchables, and the actors in the American movie, The Upside. The movies...
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