A video on Dysphagia and Aging is available for viewing on YouTube.
This video was produced to help caregivers take care of their elderly patients with dysphagia (swallowing problems). The intended audience includes both family caregivers, as well as professional caregivers, with special emphasis to our Hawaiian and Pacific Island communities.
Health professionals-please refer your patients and families to this video.
Allied health educators-feel free to share this with your students so they will also be able to refer patients and families to this video.
Translated (Samoan, Ilocano, Chuukese) versions of this video and written resources will be available by the end of 2017.
For a copy of a DVD, please contact: Department of Geriatric Medicine, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii Tel: 808-523-8461.