Today we’re in the Betty Crocker Kitchens talking about what can prevent a senior from having good nutrition and what warning signs to look for. As we age, our abilities to taste and smell diminish. Certain medications can affect these senses as well. So your senior loved one might say food doesn’t taste like it used to.
As a result of age, depression, dementia, or other illness, some seniors forget to eat, or choose to eat less or not at all, which can result in malnutrition.
Watch the entire “Mealtime, Food & Nutrition” series on CaregiverStress.com: