Apr 23, 2018
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Malnutrition in Long Term Care Facilities

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 impacts morbidity, mortality, length and … [ Read More ]

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