Swallowing difficulties are a serious problem for many loved ones and a stress factor for caregivers nationwide. There are four main families of dysphagia, which have many of the same symptoms, but different causes and treatments. Read more

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How can you ensure that Dad and the rest of the family get the proper nutrition they need, while simplifying your life at the same time? Read more


As a wife, I had a suspicion that there was something awfully wrong with my husband. Read more


Those afflicted with what is sometimes also called Huntington’s chorea eventually can’t walk or communicate the way they once did. Read more


Caregivers face new challenges after meeting with doctors and dietary staff who suggest medication and meal changes. Read more


The A to Z Guidebook with 67 Pureed Recipes for the Dysphagia Diet Read more

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One caregiver's solution to help her father-in-law have a happy Thanksgiving meal. Read more


A caregiver shares her story of caring for her grandmother who was living with dysphagia. Read more

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Swallowing pills — medicine, vitamins or supplements—is the most commonly-reported problem for people living with dysphagia. Read more


Here are ideas for meal options for people who have difficulty swallowing from a caregiver who has been there. Read more

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Dysphagia is an important challenge for so many of our readers. We invite you to review the information on the site and share what you have learned with each other. Read more

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Your loved one shouldn't be embarrassed in public or during social occasions if living with a swallowing disorder. Here are ways to maintain good quality of life when living with dysphagia. Read more

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Dysphagia is the medical term for difficulty or inability to swallow. Although it’s rarely talked about, dysphagia can have an immediate negative impact on quality of life. Read more

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Did you know that swallowing problems are a major threat to the elderly? They account for tens of thousands of deaths in the United States every year. Does your loved one have dysphagia? Read more

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Millions of people living with Stroke, ALS, Parkinson's and many other conditions have difficulty swallowing. Learn how to cook for people living with dysphagia. Read more