I take care of a 90-year-old woman with Alzheimer's. Had a stroke years ago that left her with a slight swallowing problem.

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Need to know how to get her to eat, drink or she will die. She has forgotten how to use a straw and feed herself. Going into her own world.I take care of a 90-year-old woman with Alzheimer's. Had a stroke years ago that left her with a slight swallowing problem.

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So, so very sad. My father had swallowing problem and last few months of his life he had to eat food that had been ground up or pureed (sp). Also, he drank a protein drink called Ensure. It comes in a variety of flavors. At least it can keep them hydrated. He did not have alzheimers, but I have heard that not being able to eat is part of alzheimers. Can hospice be called in? Sounds like she might need their services. Blessings and take care.

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