North River Home Care Blog

The Senior Malnutrition Crisis

Remember Sunday dinners at Grandma’s house, when the whole family came together around the table to share a hearty meal, conversations, and laughter? Sadly, with many families now living at a distance from their older loved ones, and with so many pressing needs pulling us in different directions, it’s difficult to continue this tradition – and it may be just one of the many factors contributing to the dramatic increase in senior malnutrition.

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Top 5 Vitamins for Seniors

“I just have no energy and feel so weary all the time!”

Sound familiar? Nothing takes the place of a well balanced diet and plenty of exercise. For seniors whose nutrient requirements aren’t being met through diet, however, this is a common refrain that, thankfully, can often be remedied through vitamin supplements.

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