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What Seniors say about meals and eating: Mealtime, Food and Senior Nutrition (2 of 5)

In the U.S. ~40% of the 75 and older population live alone. These seniors face significant socialization challenges particularly related to the lack of shared meal-time experiences.

Mealtime, Food and Senior Nutrition (1 of 5)

Many seniors lack good nutrition, which is dangerous for both their physical and psychological health. There are several actions you can do to help your senior loved one have better nutrition and eating habits.

Homemade Memories Video

A mother and her daughter talk about a family recipe that not only followed them from holidays to birthdays, but brought them together to share memories with the ones they love.

Craving Companionship Puts the "Family" Back Into Mealtimes

Research conducted for the Home Instead Senior Care® network revealed that lack of companionship is the biggest mealtime challenge for seniors.That's why the Home Instead, Inc. launched the Craving Companionship program, geared to promoting healthy aging by helping seniors eat nutritiously and stay connected socially. The program also encourages the revival of family mealtimes for the benefit of isolated seniors.

The Loneliness Factor

Loneliness -- it's one of the most serious obstacles to good nutrition that your senior loved one could face. The elderly, when home alone, face significant socialization challenges, particularly when it comes to lack of shared mealtime experiences.

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