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How to Help an Elder Who Doesn’t Want to Eat

Family caregivers are sometimes faced with the challenge of an elderly loved one who doesn't want to eat. Whether the problem is caused by a simple decrease in appetite, or the senior becomes physical…

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Millions of Older Americans Have This Serious Hunger Problem

Millions of seniors are at an increased risk for developing serious physical and mental health issues because they don't have ready access to nutritious food, according to a recently-released report b…

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Dangers of Nutritional Drinks for Elders

AgingCare.com "My elderly mother isn't eating and she has lost a lot of weight. Should I give her a nutrition supplement drink to replace the meals she should be eating?" Under-nutrition due to …

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