Most people in the last stage of Alzheimer’s disease have difficulty eating and drinking. At this time, families may wonder if a patient needs a feeding tube. But feeding tubes sometimes do more harm than good. Here’s why.
Files to download
- Plain English: Feeding Tubes for People With Alzheimer’s (AGS, AAHPM) →
- Spanish: Sondas de Alimentación para las personas con Alzheimer →
- Webpage file: Feeding Tubes for People with Alzheimer’s →
- Webpage file: Sondas de alimentación para las personas con Alzheimer →