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Loss of Appetite in the Elderly

senior woman eating her lunch at homeIf you have a loved one who is acting differently or if you have noticed that they just aren’t eating very much anymore then you will want to do everything you can to make sure that they get the highest level of care. There are a couple of reasons why your loved one may not be eating properly and one of the main reasons is because they have an underlying health condition. For example, if they have extreme weakness in their arms, they may find it hard to physically eat the food in the first place. If they are on medication, this could be affecting their appetite as well so there are a couple of things that could be to blame.

Of course, depression could also be a factor in their eating and if this is the case then you will need to get them supervised support. Adult day care is a great way for you to do this and it is a great way for you to help your loved one feel more independent. Your adult day care supervisor will make sure that your loved one is eating properly and they will also make sure that they are completely comfortable at all times. This is just one of the many things that they can do for you and it is a great way for you to get them out of the house and socializing with other people.

Why don’t you see if your local adult day care center could help you and your loved one today? It has never been easier for you to get them the help and support they need and it is the best way for you to ensure that they are getting the highest level of care at all times.