You can puree just about anything with a bit of liquid in a good blender or food processor so the person can eat what everyone else is eating. I would advise you ask the Dr to have a speech therapist come to do a swallowing evaluation on this person. Some people have trouble swallowing liquids ( like water, juice etc) and they add a product called Thick It to these liquids to make them easier to swallow. If you dont, they can end up with aspiration pneumonia from choking on foods/liquids.
I do not have dementia, but, have a very hard time with digestion. Dr put me on Ensure while in hospital after weeks of TPN. Did not want to send me home with IV that could easily become infected since it had been in so long. Although I do have a problem with vomiting, Ensure helps me stays nutritionally balanced. Similar other Brands are available, some in a juice like form. Ensure is milky. Try to find what this person is most likely to like and tolerate. It is a life saver when unable to eat.
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