Dementia

Dementia is a general term for loss of memory and other mental abilities. It affects a person's ability to perform everyday activities such as eating, bathing, talking and more. It is a progressive disease but can be slowed down through exercise, socialising, mental activities, and very importantly, good nutrition.

Common Nutritional Problems in Dementia

  • Unwanted weight loss
  • Refuses to eat
  • Low appetite
  • Depression

RESOURCES

To learn practical tips on how to care for your loved one with dementia, check out these resources:

FOOD FOR DEMENTIA