We are supplementing her diet with ensure plus. We are cutting up her food and feeding her small bites of favorites like salzbury steak and mac n cheese. We give her sweet things like apple sauce and strawberry flavored electrolytes. As well as cookies and desserts. We have started feeding her 5 small meals each day and two snacks. She sees her doctor about every 12 weeks.
When is it time for us to start a feeding tube? What percent of weight loss is an indication of needing a feeding tube. Her advance directive indicates no aggressive means of life support. Does this include feeding tubes?