Care recipient (cr) has no appetite eats very lttle and is losing weight

Try: Use small pretty dishes consider using dishes from cr cr’s china cabinet offer smaller portions of enhanced foods use a solid colored place mat or table cloth this may make it easier for cr to see the plate eliminate distractions turn off the television turn off the phone talk slowly and distinctly make sure cr is not having mouth pain make sure cr cr’s dentures fit properly serve five smaller meals instead of three meals a day serve the meal in an area where cr can smell the food cooking

Materials: Place mats and table cloth pretty dishes enhanced foods that have ingredients added for increased protein and calories

Categories: Medical Physical, Personal

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Keywords: Nutrition anemia malnourished weight loss

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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