This research article describes a study in which the findings suggest there is a relationship between different kinds of eating disturbance and the severity of Alzheimer's Disease. 10 pages. Last reviewed January 2019.
This article describes a systematic review that critically examined the available scientific literature on risk factors for malnutrition in the older population 65 years and older. 16 pages. Last reviewed December 2018.
The authors conducted a study to evaluate the risk of dysphagia and its relationship with the stage of Alzheimer's disease including the relationship of dysphagia and nutritional status and caloric intake. 8 pages. Last reviewed December 2018.
This edition of "Try This: Best Practices in Nursing Care to Older Adults" aims to describe why older adults with dysphagia are at higher risk of aspiration and best practices for prevention. 2 pages. Last reviewed December 2018.
This guide introduces the Edinburgh Feeding Evaluation in Dementia scale, an 11 item instrument developed to assess eating and feeing problems in individuals in late-stage dementia. Related resources are linked to. 9 pages. Last reviewed December 2018.
This article attempts to familiarize readers with some of the issues of providing nutritional care to those with dementia in hospital. The authors suggest strategies to address the maintenance of oral intake. 8 pages. Last reviewed December 2018.