This topic discusses how aging affects appetite, how illness affects nutrition and the consequences of poor nutrition. Also included is information on the Food Pyramid for older adults, food labels, meal planning, keeping a food diary…and much more!
- Describe three situations that may affect your client’s ability to receive proper nutrition.
- List three consequences of poor nutrition.
- Describe basic elements of good nutrition for the aging client.
- Demonstrate how to plan appropriate meals and snacks for clients.
- List three warning signs of poor nutrition.