The risk of malnutrition often occurs even before hospital admission. More than one-third of patients are malnourished when they enter the hospital. It’s no surprise that malnutrition can negatively affect their clinical outcomes and increase costs.
As we continue to celebrate National Nutrition Month here at GA Foods, we want to help spread the word about healthy eating!
National Nutrition Month® is a nutrition education, and information campaign celebrated every March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. You can significantly impact your overall health by making small changes in your eating and physical activity routine.
Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and non-fatal injuries among older adults. The right nutrition can help to reduce this risk. As we age, our bodies react differently, and a fall can be life-threatening.
Food and holiday celebrations go together. Enjoying a meal is still one of the best parts of the holidays, even with smaller festivities this year. But, preparing a delicious holiday meal doesn’t have to be stressful. Whether you’re concerned about healthy eating or have limited time, holiday food doesn’t have to be complicated.
Here are a few simple tips for stress-free holiday eating, so you’ll be free to enjoy the season!
We may not all be able to celebrate Thanksgiving the same way as in previous years, but we all can enjoy a delicious and healthy meal! Whether you are having only your household together or a celebrating through Zoom, you can still enjoy the company and even indulge in a flavorful meal.
As countries worldwide grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, older adults remain disproportionately affected. Not only are they at an increased risk of infection, but they're also at a higher risk of malnutrition -- especially those 85 years and older.
The Annual Open Enrollment period to choose Medicare plans is here! An exciting change for 2021 is the significant increase in supplemental benefits to members who chose Medicare Advantage.
Malnutrition is a leading cause of hospital readmissions for older adults. And, it affects those from all ethnic communities. Although adults 85 years and older are at a greater risk, malnutrition can affect people of all ages.