Caregivers can use other techniques as well to get Alzheimer's disease patients to eat a healthy diet. For example, if the patient become easily agitated, reducing distractions during mealtime may help. The MayoClinic.com suggests using brightly colored plates and large utensils.
In some severe cases of Alzheimer's disease, patients may require a feeding tube. A feeding tube may help with nutrition and also prevents patients from breathing food into their lungs. This can be a very difficult decision for loved ones of the patient to make. The