Alzheimer's Disease Patient Caregiver Guide (cont.)
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Dressing a Person with Alzheimer's Disease
For someone who has Alzheimer's, getting dressed presents a series of challenges: choosing what to wear, getting some clothes off and other clothes on, and struggling with buttons and zippers. Minimizing the challenges may make a difference.
Eating: Getting a Person with Alzheimer's Disease to Eat
Eating can be a challenge. Some people with Alzheimer's disease want to eat all the time, while others have to be encouraged to maintain a good diet.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/26/2014
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