TITLE

Stepping Up to the Plate

AUTHOR(S)
POLOVOY, CAROL
PUB. DATE
October 2015
SOURCE
ASHA Leader;Oct2015, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
110258458

 

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