How Do Alzheimer’s Patients Die? | Alzheimer’s Reading Room

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It is not unusual for someone to ask me, how do Alzheimer’s patients die?


I tell him some Alzheimer’s patients forget how to eat. Some forget how to swallow. So when they eat they might start choking. More or less, the food goes down the wrong pipe, or gets caught in the air way.

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Posted by on April 25, 2014 in alzheimer's


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