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... I were eating the exact same thing at the dinner table, and we did not think there was anything wrong at all. On a couple of occassions, she complained that the food was so spoiled that she retched it up. She ran into the bathroom in mid meal, and indeed we could her her retching. ... (9 replies)
Regular food
May 22, 2012
... Definitely, my FIL has trouble swallowing. That is why he pocked his food in his mouth and takes longer to swallow the food. Now he takes an hour to be fed. ... (6 replies)
... I can only think of sweet food and choking problem. At her stage, she may like sweet food better so desserts only for her sometimes... But I don't know if she may have some weight issue like bulimia? ... (9 replies)

Regular food
May 19, 2012
... Is this a form of refusing food by not taking it? ... (6 replies)
... My FIL usually forgot or told us he didn't eat the last meal and begged us for more food or cookies. It was not true. Either he knew it or he tricked it so he could get more food. ... (20 replies)
Regular food
May 19, 2012
... The inability to get food to the mouth is one part of this disease and the inability to swallow is another. If they can't get food to their mouth by themselves but they will eat and swallow once it is fed to them then it is OK. ... (6 replies)
Pureed Food
Mar 8, 2011
... Starting last March in 2010, he began to ignore food and has not known he needs to eat well or eat 3 meals. ... (7 replies)
... In the Palliative Care course I attended this year, we learnt that at this late stage, the patient doesn't need food. To give food and fluid puts them in pain, because the body is shutting down, it no longer requires the nutrients. ... (3 replies)
... change in the beginning. The only thing I know is my FIL later on forgot what he liked so anything we serve is OK. One thing for sure is he suddenly likes sweet food a lot. ... (20 replies)
Sweet food
May 10, 2012
... meal. He knows what is not sweet. It seems his brain does not know regular food but he can still be fed. ... (1 replies)
... t time he turned his head away and closed his mouth but now I don't think he has the strength for even that. The Doctor says that his body hasn't been processing food for a long time and so it is that he just gets weaker and weaker. ... (3 replies)
... Weird food preferences aside.... Now she won't stop eating! This is really weird. ... (20 replies)
... rules I cannot name the product by name. I would guess that some of you might know the product I am talking about. It is a powder substance that is taken with food once a day. ... (8 replies)
... We often have to tell her to swallow her food. Those bony little fingers still are able to pick up one tiny bite of food at a time... ... (3 replies)
... and still insists that she wants to eat, drink, and live... She expresses the desire for food or drink, but then claims to be 'full' after just a bite or sip or two... ... (20 replies)
Regular food
May 22, 2012
... one to feed is typical. It is not unusual for me to go in and feed Mom and her table mate. They do have to help a few residents and then a few more residents. Food is kept in a hot box so it is delayed but not cold. It is just a part of the later stages of this disease. As for not liking juice or water... ... (6 replies)
Regular food
May 19, 2012
... I guess as long as he can eat everything, it is fine. I think it is his hands that he has trouble with. Not the food although he prefers the sweet. ... (6 replies)
Sweet food
May 10, 2012
... Sweet and salty are the survival taste sensations and the last ones to go. Yes, dementia does change the taste of food for the patient. That is why they grab the sweets and snack foods that are salty. Mom is the same way. ... (1 replies)
... ilitated state, spending over 23 out of every 24 hours asleep, and with no real understanding of anything when he is awake, the nurse has advised him to withdraw food and drink. ... (3 replies)
... front of her and it was explained to me as tunnel vision. That a person with dementia only sees thriugh a narrow channel. This also can affect balance. In the food category, mom had to have raw onion everyday with everything she ate, even at breakfast. She would mix up some really weird concoctions. ... (9 replies)


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