A study published in The BMJ today suggests that people who abstain from alcohol or consume more than 14 units a week during middle age (midlife) are at increased risk of developing dementia.
Eating and Drinking
This comprehensive resource includes helpful guidance on addressing issues related to eating and drinking for people with dementia.
Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have analysed a large data set to identify new risk factors which they believe are linked to increased risk of dementia in later life.
A person with dementia may have physical needs at the end of their life that you will need to understand.
The following tips can help to reduce the risk of a UTI in someone with dementia.
Eating and drinking becomes more difficult as dementia progresses. People in the later stages of dementia may experience loss of appetite among other symptoms.
The environment plays an important part in the eating and drinking experience. It can affect how much a person enjoys eating and the amount they eat. Read our top tips for improving the eating environment.
Get details of more organisations who can help with advice on eating and drinking.
People with dementia may struggle to prepare meals, or food may spoil and be forgotten about. Here are our top tips for preparing food, especially if the person with dementia lives alone.
There are many behaviour challenges that can affect someone's eating. We take a look at the most common and provide tips for managing them.