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A Speech Pathologist Explains Common Swallowing Issues: Part 2 -Tips for Food Preparation

A Speech Pathologist Explains Common Swallowing Issues: Part 1 - Causes and Coping

MomDaugher1YU0xTf3DYGebjXA few months ago, a gerontologist told us her story about how she coped as a family caregiver when her father developed swallowing problems (dysphagia). Considering the seriousness and frequency of these issues with aging adults, I felt that we needed further information from a specialist. I contacted speech-language pathologist Kathryn Kilpatrick who has spent four decades helping people cope with these issues.

Read the full article on HealthCentral about dysphagia - a swallowing disorder common with Alzheimer's:

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