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More than half of older adults who visit emergency departments are either malnourished or at risk for malnutrition, but not due to lack of access to health care, critical illness or dementia. more

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Families throughout the country are increasingly being challenged in finding creative solutions to eating healthy in spite of rising prices. more

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Has a registered dietitian ever visited you in your home to talk to you and your loved one about their diet and health? more

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How can you ensure that Dad and the rest of the family get the proper nutrition they need, while simplifying your life at the same time? more

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Suggestions When Feeding Your Elderly Loved Ones more

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Caregivers face new challenges after meeting with doctors and dietary staff who suggest medication and meal changes. more

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A common nutritional problem that can affect someone in poor health is wasting or loss of body mass called cachexia-anorexia. It often is seen in advanced stages of Alzheimer’s and cancer. more

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If you are caring for an elderly loved-one, consider keeping their refrigerator well stocked to keep them healthy. Sounds strange? more

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"Vegetables, fruits, whole grains, lean proteins and low-fat dairy products contain the nutrients we need to maintain healthy lifestyles," says registered dietitian Andrea Giancoli. more

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