My 93 year mother with Alzheimer’s and dementia has trouble swallowing. Is this normal?

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It is part of the progression of the disease. Have you asked about a swallow evaluation from a speach therapist? There will be recommendations to help with swallowing. Poor swallowing can lead to aspiration pneumonia
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My mil says she has trouble swallowing as well. She has had her throat stretched at least 5 times, but when I mention it to the doctor or anyone, I get no answer, and no one even checks her throat . I have a MAJOR bias when it comes to the medical professionals.
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The above should say my mom has Parkinsons and Alzheimer’s
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