There are plenty of things to worry when you’re caring for a senior parent or loved one:
“What if mom falls and I’m not there to help her?” “What if dad is the target of a scam artist?” “How will I care for mom if her health gets worse?”
all of these scenarios are important to consider, sometimes the tasks
that seem simple or mundane can also pose a threat to your loved one’s
physical and mental well-being.
Original research conducted for
the Home Instead Senior Care network indicates that two of five elderly
who live alone (44 percent) have at least four warning signs of poor
nutritional health**. According to the research, the most common of
these warning signs and their incidence rates are:
Instead Senior Care has compiled a list of warning signs that will help
you identify if your senior loved one could be suffering from poor
nutritional health, as well as solutions to the most common mealtime
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