It's not hard to encourage eating today, am I right? I found some great tips from The National Institute on Aging to promote a stress free day of eating for all you most generous Caregivers!
Tips for Making Mealtimes Easier and More Enjoyable
- View mealtimes as opportunities for social interaction and success for yourself and the person with dementia. A warm & happy tone of voice can set the mood.
- Try to make mealtimes calm, comfortable, and reassuring. Be patient, avoid rushing through meals, and give the person enough time to finish the meal...
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