Stepping Up to the Plate

October 2015
ASHA Leader;Oct2015, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p44
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The article discusses the possibility for people with dementia to safely eat their favorite foods. Topics covered include symptoms that increase risk of aspiration for people with dementia, predictors of aspiration pneumonia and the suggested changes in the auditory, visual ad cognitive aspects of the dining environment to help people with memory loss eat independently and safely. INSETS: Small Changes, Big Differences;‘Eat Slowly': A Look at Spaced Retrieval;When Patient and Clinician Disagree.


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