Hi Trock and Welcome.........I have a few questions for you and I hope we can help you out with this ........You say Grandma is starting to gag on her food right.....Does she have particular food she enjoys??? Is it possible to put her food in a food processor and have it so it is like babies food? I know this sounds horrid but I am sure that you will have the same thing if she is put in a nursing home? I am sure she has her likes and dislikes as we all do .......Do you include Ensure or Boost with her intake daily? Milkshakes made with this is great too and helps with the weight... This is a good source of vitamins and the nutrients needed.....Maybe you could post some more info and the folks on here will gladly do their best to help you out.......We have "Snowy" that I am sure will be along as well as some others that are on this forum........It is hard when you have to see this life being taken by this DD ,I have Mom and my step Dad both with AD and I look after them........My heart breaks when I see that there are peeps like you and your Dad keeping her home where she is getting the love and attention she so deserves.......Have you talked to the Doc about
this at all and if so what is their recommendations re: her eating ........How much does your Grandma weigh like is she a wee person ?? It is quite possible that she doesnt like the texture of the foods or has even forgotten how to eat and swallow IMO........I am so sorry that you and your dad are going thru this but I must say I am glad that you both have her best interests at heart......I know I have asked alot of questions lol,but I would like to help you as would the others on the forum find some solutions if possible........Please post and let us know how things are going ,your Dad is welcome as well to come here and get the support he needs too.........Please take care and God Bless.....I will watch for your post..........if you need to talk all my info is under my name and please do not hesitate to get in touch.........Be well and know you and your Dad are not alone in this we have a wonderful support system here on HW.........Lyn.
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