COLUMBUS, Ind. — A restaurant in Columbus, Indiana, is hoping to ease the issues for customers with dementia and their families.
Nick Grams, the restaurant’s managing partner, had first-hand knowledge of the struggles dementia patients and their families have when going to restaurants. His mother died from the condition this year.
Grams said it was always a challenge between forgotten orders and loud noise.
Once a month on Sunday afternoons, he will offer a quieter room with limited menus so dementia sufferers can enjoy dinner out, WISH reported.
The menu has only seven items, many of them finger foods, The Tribune in Columbus reported.
The staff has also received training on how to deal with their special customers.
Grams told WISH that he hopes other restaurants follow his lead in Indiana.
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