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August 7, 2019

“Give me some real food! If I don’t get a sandwich soon I’m going to be a goner,” my father-in-law, Rodger, demanded. Dysphagia had taken away his ability to swallow properly. He was frustrated and angry and taking it out on me. “I’m going to tell the doctor. You wait...

April 5, 2019

Did you know that approximately 6 million seniors in the US have difficulty swallowing? As people age, their throat and mouth muscles tend to weakening, often resulting in a condition called dysphagia. Dysphagia can be caused by dementia, diseases such as cancer, Parki...

July 31, 2018

It seems Americans have another thing to fight about these days – plastic straws. While those concerned about the environment push for a ban, caregivers of folks with disabilities are equally troubled about the problems a ban would create. As companies like Starbucks a...

April 25, 2017

As people age, it can sometimes be harder than ever to swallow their medications. As a matter of fact, swallowing food and liquids is a real issue for many seniors, particularly those with dementia. The technical name for this condition is dysphagia and it can lead to...

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