Communication Sciences and Disorders professionals work to support communication and safe eating and swallowing in individuals with a variety of disorders, including Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
Alzheimer's disease and other dementias gradually diminish a person's ability to communicate and to eat, drink, and swallow effectively.
Here are some tips for communicating with individuals with dementia: https://www.alz.org/help-support/caregiving/daily-care/communications
And here are some tips for maintaining healthy eating: https://www.alz.org/help-support/caregiving/daily-care/food-eating
Support our Penn State Communication Sciences and Disorders team for the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's®, the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support, and research.
To learn more about the CSD program at PSU : https://hhd.psu.edu/csd
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