Changes in our bodies as we age, and changing dietary needs, can make healthy eating more difficult for older adults. Join Comfort Keepers to learn how to meet your dietary needs.
At least one in nine seniors is at risk of going hungry due to the inability to obtain food for their household, or from having to choose between food and medical care, according to The Mayo clinic. Too many seniors are not having their nutritional needs met. Changes in our bodies as we age, and changing dietary needs, can make healthy eating more difficult for older adults.
One in three hospital patients is malnourished upon admission and almost one-third of Canadian patients’ experiences declines in nutritional status while in the hospital.
The health risks associated with malnutrition can be especially concerning for seniors. Symptoms can include:
In response to a growing need for awareness about senior nutrition, Comfort Keepers offices across the U.S. and Canada are participating in the nationwide Feed Seniors Now campaign. This drive aims to help seniors preserve their independence by providing diet and nutrition information, encouragement and necessities.
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AGE GROUP: | Seniors |
EVENT TYPE: | Life and Learning | Health & Wellness |
|Mon, May 29||9:30AM to 5:00PM|
|Tue, May 30||9:30AM to 9:00PM|
|Wed, May 31||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Thu, Jun 01||9:30AM to 9:00PM|
|Fri, Jun 02||9:30AM to 9:00PM|
|Sat, Jun 03||9:30AM to 5:00PM|
|Sun, Jun 04||9:30PM to 5:00PM|
Our Painswick Branch is located in the south end of Barrie, near the corner of Big Bay Point Road and Yonge Street. The building and facilities are fully accessible. Enjoy the bright and sunny reading lounge, use our complimentary wifi, experiment with technology and maker tools, or book a room for your next event.