Managing Meals for Dysphagia

managing meals for dysphagia

Managing Meals for Dysphagia Patients with dysphagia need help with nutrition. When managing meals for dysphagia changes are made in the texture, size and portions of the foods to protect against aspiration.   If the pureed food and thickened liquid presented to the patient makes the….

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Managing Dysphagia

Managing Dysphagia

Managing dysphagia  presents an immediate and constant problem in daily living:  how to swallow food and liquid without choking and without food going into the lungs.

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Swallowing

swallowing difficulty

Does someone in your household or extended family have difficulty swallowing or chewing? This article explores what you should and should not do.

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Pureed Foods

Pureed Foods

Swallowing difficulty is a serious problem, especially for a senior who may have other medical issues. There are a few answers, one of which is to prepare food that is easy to swallow. This article will provide you with some soft food choices.

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Prevent Dehydration

prevent dehydration

Don’t let dehydration ruin your summertime. Think and drink! Know the symptoms and risks of dehydration for you and your loved ones. Plan to prevent dehydration.

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Swallowing Problems

Swalling problems - Cooking to Stop Diabetic Patients

Swallowing problems can be serious. There’s the risk of choking at every meal. At the least, mealtime can become burdensome and weight loss with poor nutrition can also become issues. This article can help.

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Dehydration – Cool Down and Drink Up

dehydration, Pouring a Glass of Water

Summer time can be dangerous for some people, especially elderly who may be in a weak condition or perhaps taking medications that might cause reactions to heat or sunlight. Dehydration can cause serious problems. It’s important to Drink Up!

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Cooking to Stop Diabetes

Swalling problems - Cooking to Stop Diabetic Patients

You probably know a few people who have diabetes. Maybe you have diabetes yourself. Diabetes is a disease that can be controlled, and even prevented. Unfortunately, diabetes has become increasingly common among populations of certain areas in the country. These places form the “Diabetes Belt.”

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Think and Drink

think and drink water bottle and glass

As we age we become more susceptible to dehydration. We thirst less, we are less susceptible to temperature changes and our bodies ability to conserve water is reduced. As caregivers, we should be aware of the amount of water our loved ones consume on a….

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