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Redware Tableware :: for Alzheimer's patients

Why red? Studies show Alzheimer patients increase food intake by 24% and liquid by 84% due to red color.

People who have Alzheimer’s disease experience impairments not only in their cognitive abilities but also in their physiological status. Approximately 40% of Alzheimer’s patients experience significant weight loss. This weight loss may be due to many different factors but a study out of Boston University suggests that significant weight loss is due in part to the loss of the ability to distinguish contrast between colors.

People with Alzheimer's are not able to distinguish light colored food and drink on or in typically light colored tableware. When using tableware that offered a high contrast to the food and drink (i.e.: bright red and bright blue), researchers noticed that the participants in the study increased their food intake by 24% and liquid intake by 84%.

Choose from Redware Tableware Deluxe Dining Set or Redware Tableware Basic Dining Set.
Redware Tableware Basic Dining Set
Redware Tableware Basic Dining SetFour piece adaptive dinnerware set in high contrast, bright red.
CMF7453800
Regular price: $33.95
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Redware Tableware Deluxe Dining Set
Redware Tableware Deluxe Dining Set5 piece set of bright red adaptive dishes.
CMF7453801
Regular price: $43.95
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Inner Lip Red Plate
Inner Lip Red PlateRed color creates high contrast background for people with low vision.
CMI74531R
Regular price: $7.95
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Divided Scoop Red Dish with Lid
Divided Scoop Red Dish with LidHelpful for people with declining vision who have difficulty identifying foods on light colored plates.
CMI74527R
Regular price: $8.95
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Non-Slip Oval Scooper Red Dish
Non-Slip Oval Scooper Red DishBright red adapted plate with high curved edge.
CMI110R
Regular price: $7.95
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