Apr 23, 2018
Facebook LinkedIn Twitter

Malnutrition and the elderly resident

According to the National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity and Aging, nearly 35-50% of older residents in long term care facilities are malnourished.  Malnutrition is a major concern because it can cause adverse outcomes. Studies show malnourished older adults make more visits to physicians, hospitals and emergency rooms. Malnutrition can impact morbidity, mortality, length … [ Read More ]

This post is only available with a free membership. Sign up for a Free Membership to get inside info delivered to your inbox and full access to our library of food and nutrition service information.