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  Dementia can affect a person’s ability to eat in many ways, but it is often not well known that losing your swallow is a common one. Sometimes people hold food in their mouths and forget to swallow it, meaning the food can then go down into the lungs. In the later stages of dementia…

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Simple mouth care can prevent infections. This quick video shows how to care for someone by giving them simple mouth care. An early indication of bacteria in the mouth is bad breath. Saliva helps kill the bacteria that normally live in our mouths and prevents them from spreading. If your immunity is low or your mouth...

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