MyLiquitab: World's First Ultrasound Medication Delivery System

June 2, 2021
Hosted by Phyllis Ayman, MS/SLP, CDP, CADDCT, CDCM, CMDCP

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MyLiquitab, is the world’s first innovative product that uses ultrasonic technology converting solid dose medications to liquids. At its core It is revolutionary and can positively impact millions of people in the United States from the youngest child to the oldest adult. The number of people who cannot swallow solid dose medications is growing annually and statistics indicate that 1 in 3 older adults has some difficulty swallowing solid dose medications. For anyone who has every visited a nursing home or hospital, the disruptive and jarring metal clang, clang, clanging of the pill crushing device used to crush medications is inescapable. Crushing medication is a common occurrence in all care settings, as 30% of all people admitted to hospitals and those residing in nursing homes have difficulty swallowing solid dose medications. Manually grinding medication is time consuming, and healthcare workers can attest to the stress and resulting physical discomfort on their hands, wrists and shoulders. In addition, there is also a risk of inhaling aerosols from the medication being transformed. With the increasing number of older adults who choose to remain in their own homes as they age, so the number of people experiencing swallow difficulties with concomitant difficulty swallowing solid dose medication will also increase. Every ill-health category has a component that affects a person's ability to swallow from the common cold and sore throat to most serious conditions (throat and neck cancer, Neurologic Disorders, Strokes, Parkinson's Disease, dementia, Brain Injuries, as well as persons with with Intellectual Disabilities and psychiatric illnesses. Keith Dobson has invented a game changing device. The use of ultrasonic technology includes toothbrushes, measuring babies in utero, locating people's veins and now MyLiquitab uses ultrasonic technology for medication delivery.

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Phyllis Ayman, host of Seniors Straight Talk, is a speech and language pathologist, certified dementia practitioner, trainer, and best-selling author who’s dedicated to improving quality life and quality care for older adults in our families, communities and nursing home residents. She’s best known for her communication skills, empathy, unwavering high standards, and believes strongly that care treatment of older adults is a direct reflection of society’s attitudes towards adults the elder years of their lives. She’s passionate about meeting the needs of our culturally diverse senior population and understands the root causes faced by nursing home residents after working in 50 nursing homes. Phyllis is passionate about teaching what she learned from helping your parents to how she can help you. Phyllis is an accomplished author and featured speaker and an accomplished trainer for both the public and private sector. Her latest book Dignity and Respect: Are Our Aging Parents Getting What They Deserve? became an instant Amazon bestseller. She’s published several articles and courses for healthcare workers and caregivers and holds a trademark for the word “IMpathy” (tm).

Phyllis serves as a board member of the Massachusetts Advocates for Nursing Home Reform, is an advisory board member to Olive Community Services based in Los Angeles, California and served as a member of the COVID19 National Health Care Coalition.

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