Senior citizens have nutritional needs, they forget to eat, eat less than younger adults

As they age, seniors may face certain challenges regarding proper nutrition. Medications they take may cause appetites to diminish or foods to taste differently. Some may lose interest in eating nutritious meals because they find it hard to cook for one and feel lonely when dining alone. In addition, metabolic rates lower with age meaning fewer calories are required to maintain an ideal weight. Keeping these issues in mind, it is critical for seniors to understand how to manage their nutritional needs as they get older. With good nutrition being a hot topic in the news lately, there is an abundance of information regarding how to meet nutritional requirements available for all age groups. In an effort to make it easy to find this information in one place, Comfort Keepers® has compiled the following guidelines for seniors to follow in order to meet their nutritional needs.

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