Senior Nutrition Care From Our Elder Care Agency
Comfort Keepers elder care agency in Hollywood, FL, incorporates nutrition into our services
Everyone knows that nutrition is important, but did you know that nutrition may be even more important to our senior loved ones? Tens of millions of senior Americans do not eat proper meals, resulting in malnutrition. In fact, one-third of American seniors are hospitalized due to malnourishment. Comfort Keepers located in Hollywood, FL realizes the importance of incorporating senior nutrition into our in home care services. Our elder care agency will work directly with your loved one to make sure that they are receiving healthy and balanced meals while in our caregivers' care.
Although, your senior isn't to blame for their lack of proper meals. There are many reasons why older adults slip up when it comes to proper nutrition. For some, planning, shopping and preparing meals is easier said than done. We often times overlook the amount of effort it takes to create a healthy meal. Here are some additional challenges that may be keeping your senior from having a healthy diet:
- Chronic pain
- Limited mobility
- Loss of a driver's license
- Lack of safe and public transportation
- Cognitive or memory disorder
This is where our elder care agency comes in. We are here to help assist your loved one in the making of their own meals. We understand that a key component to their independence is to not feel like a burden, which is why we want them to be as involved as they wish with their own care.
At Comfort Keepers, we understand there are many benefits to eating healthy and physical activity. A few of these benefits are:
- Improved balance
- Sharper mind
- Increased energy
Our elder care agency can help to make sure that your senior loved one is reaping the rewards of better nutrition. Do you believe your loved one could benefit from our senior care services? Contact us today at (954) 289-1938 for a free in-home consultation.