How dementia can lead to a serious swallowing problem. On the Morning Report

Difficulty swallowing (dysphagia) is common in people with dementia and it can lead to serious, even life-threatening complications. I recently shared some important information on the WCSH 6 Morning Report with Sharon Vaznis.

Click on the image below to watch the show.

For more information about dementia and swallowing problems and how to recognize possible signs, you should also read the blog post I wrote on the issue.

Morning Report set with Diane and Sharon

 

 

Diane Atwood

About Diane Atwood

For more than 20 years, Diane was the health reporter on WCSH 6. Before that, a radiation therapist at Maine Medical Center and after, Manager of Marketing/PR at Mercy Hospital. Now she writes the award-winning blog Catching Health with Diane Atwood.