5 Mealtime Tips for a Person With Alzheimer’s disease

Meals can be a challenging time for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. However, there are steps caregivers can take to help make mealtimes successful. Consider these tips:

  • Serve meals in a consistent, familiar place and way whenever possible.
  • Offer just one food at a time instead of filling the plate or table with too many options.
  • Be patient and give the person enough time to finish the meal.

Check out NIA’s infographic to find more tips to make mealtimes easier for a person with Alzheimer’s.

Last Updated on July 29, 2022

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