Thursday, December 12, 2013

A low tech gadget to increase food intake in Alzheimer's Disease

Apparently serving food on red plates make DAT patients eat 25% more. That is a lot! The simple explanation is that they can see the food better because of better contrast. For some more information, follow the link:

http://www.bu.edu/cas/magazine/spring10/golomb/

A bonus goodie: a blog on caring for somebody with Lewy Body Dementia
http://lewybodydementia.blogspot.com.au
(yes, that's where I found the red plates)

cheers,
Izabela

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