People are living longer and now many children in their 50’s are finding themselves in a predicament of worrying about their aging parents, and their living situations. Many seniors can live independently without being
It is vital that the client eats in order to remain healthy. Many older people lose interest in food especially if they live alone. Eating alone can be a lonely experience. Many older adults also lose their sense of taste and smell due to medication and/or a medical condition that could result in losing interest in eating. In addition to the difficulty of actually getting access to a store, coupled with the complexity of cooking, it can add up to a person not eating properly. A caregiver referred by NurtureCare can make sure that there is food in the house and it is prepared correctly. The caregiver can discuss the meal plan with both the client and the family members. The caregiver can assist the client with feeding assistance and motivate the client to eat.