Posted November 22, 2012

It's not hard to encourage eating today, am I right?  I found some great tips from The National Institute on Aging to promote a stress free day of eating for all you most generous Caregivers!

Tips for Making Mealtimes Easier and More Enjoyable

  • View mealtimes as opportunities for social interaction and success for yourself and the person with dementia.  A warm & happy tone of voice can set the mood. 
  • Try to make mealtimes calm, comfortable, and reassuring.  Be patient, avoid rushing through meals, and give the person enough time to finish the meal… 

 

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