Malnutrition in Seniors

Malnutrition in Seniors


Elder care experts discuss malnutrition in seniors

A recent study conducted by the Canadian Malnutrition Task Force (a committee of the Canadian Nutrition Society) shows that a disturbingly high percentage of seniors, who are admitted to hospitals for other conditions, have some degree of malnutrition. There needs to be greater understanding by seniors and anyone involved in senior care. Click the article below to learn more:

New Study Shows Seniors have a High Incidence of Malnutrition

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