As we begin to age, our functionality begins to decrease. What used to be an easy task may not be so simple anymore. From doing laundry to grocery shopping, what used to be a simple task
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.