The majority of seniors are in the care of others at risk for malnutrition. It will lead to a lack of proper nutrition. However, it’s not necessarily a lack of food. On the other hand, identifying malnutrition in seniors could be challenging. Even, seniors who eat enough food could be eating the wrong foods to keep themselves healthy.
On the other hand, nutritional needs change as the person’s age changes. Therefore, making sure those changes are taken care of makes a real difference in their quality of life. Most importantly, caregivers or family members must know the signs of hunger or malnutrition in older adults:
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You can make a difference by providing healthy options that will help aging bodies get the nutrients that they need. By donating food items to your local participating Comfort Keepers senior care office. Find out more at Feed Seniors Now®.