Online Course » Alzheimer's and memory care - Special Considerations for Food and Fluids, Part 1

Course Description:
This course describes possible causes for weight loss and outlines strategies for preventing weight loss and improving nutrition.
Course Objective:
Individuals suffering from Alzheimer's disease and memory loss frequently experience dramatic and unexplained weight loss.  After completing this lesson, the student will be able to:   Understand concerns related to weight loss for the person with Alzheimer's; Identify causes and ways to help; Utilize strategies for preventing weight loss.
Hours:
0.25
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