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Rise in dementia leads to new food service options

July 12, 2019

A food service program designed for seniors with dementia addresses potential malnutrition issues, according to an article on the Aged Care Guide website.

The program focuses on the changes in appetite and eating behavior of elderly people with dementia.

The program emphasizes improving nutrition, personal food preferences and environmental and sensory factors.

For instance, specially adapted eating and drinking utensils in contrasting colors can enhance independence during the dining experience. 

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