How You Can Help Your Family Member If They Eat Too Much

Serve food restaurant style rather than family style. If the person is an all-day snacker, make the available snacks low-calories and fill. Provide the person with plenty of activities to engage in to distract them between meals. Store snacks out of sight and out of reach so that the person… Read More

How to Help Your Loved One if They Won’t Eat

It can be an issue if your family member doesn’t eat or won’t eat. Here are some possible causes: Short Attention span. Distraction. Confusion. Physical impairment. Here are some ways to help: Be sure you’re dealing with a true lack of sufficient calories and nutrition not a finicky eater or… Read More

Your Loved One and Their Eating Habits

The brain changes eating habits by making it hard to evaluate options, select among them, and control the fine motor skills needed to manipulate a serving spoon from dish to plate. Here are some tips on helping one’s struggle during mealtime. Serve plates of food to everyone at the table,… Read More

What to do When Your Loved One is Being Finicky About Eating

Focus on what your loved one likes to eat rather than your idea of the perfect nutrition. Unless there are medical reasons for a specific diet, it’s important that they eat for pleasure and get enough calories. Make available a variety of reasonably healthful high-calorie choices. Season liberally with herbs… Read More

Cooking with Alzheimer’s

Keep in mind that safety comes first. Address that it is not safe to cook alone. Try finding time to cook along with your loved one. Read More

My Loved One has Alzheimer’s and Won’t Eat

It is not uncommon for people with Alzheimer’s to experience a change in appetite. There are many reasons why this might happen, including depression and difficulty with the mechanics of eating. It could be critical to take your loved one to the doctor for an assessment. At the same time,… Read More