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Managing the eating habits of your loved one

A person with dementia may develop erratic eating patterns, with an increased need for sugary foods. You may find they develop a sweet tooth they never had before.   They may also find it harder than usual to eat normal...
Dehydration can be an issue for the elderly. According to research conducted at the University of East Anglia, one in five people living in care homes are not drinking enough fluid. Even mild dehydration can increase the risk of...
Nutrition is also a key part of health and wellbeing, but it can be a challenge to ensure the person is eating a balanced diet, especially if they are elderly. Appetite can decrease with age, and a person may...

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