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Jennifer Brush Featured in ASHA Leader Article about Helping People with Dementia Eat the Foods They Love

Jennifer Brush was recently featured in an article from the October 2015 issue of ASHA Leader, published by the American Speech and Hearing Association. In the article, entitled “Stepping Up to the Plate,” Jennifer was interviewed about her person-centered approach to helping older adults with dementia find ways to enjoy the foods they love while also addressing safety risks such as getting food or liquid in their lungs.

The article explores some of the strategies Jennifer helps care communities put in place such as spaced retrieval, changing the environment and giving older adults choices and visual cues to help them still enjoy many of the foods they love while living with dementia.

Click here to read the full article.

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