3D printing to make texture-modified food

| 03 May 2017

3D printing may be used to create appetising, textured food for people with swallowing difficulties in the near future. Swallowing disorders, or dysphagia, affect many people living in aged care facilities, and can lead to a reduced appetite and loss of control over food choices.

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Tags: 3D printing, aged care, ageing population, Alzheimer's disease, assistive technology, community care, dementia, diet, eating, food, health, home care, nutrition, residential aged care, technology, wellbeing

Sophia Bolden

Communications Coordinator

Sophia Bolden is the Communications Coordinator at Telstra Health - ADCC (formerly iCareHealth). With a background in the disability and aged care sector, she brings an understanding and passion for aged care. Sophia recognises the importance of social media and online communication in relating technology and aged care news in the most effective way possible.

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