Poor nutrition in older adults is common, but often goes unrecognized. Even people who seem to eat enough can be malnourished if they do not get enough of the right nutrients. Researchers in one large study found that almost 23 of every 100 older adults were malnourished, and 46 out of 100 older people were … Continue reading Malnutrition Affects Millions of Older Adults: Is Someone You Know at Risk?
Making the decision to admit a loved one into a nursing home can be difficult. But the more daunting task seems to be choosing the right facility. Linda Hitchcock, M.D., Director of the Division of Geriatrics at Scott & White, offers some tips to make the process of finding the right place for your loved … Continue reading Tips on how to choose the right nursing home