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ADDING HOME-DELIVERED NUTRITION TO THE HEALTH CARE MENU FOR SENIORS

Jun 09, 2017
Many seniors who are discharged from the hospital face enormous challenges in getting get back on their feet. Many won’t have access to the nutritious meals needed for a successful recovery. There’s probably no one there to remove hazards in the home that could lead to additional injuries, and there’s likely no companion to help reduce feelings of depression and anxiety that are exacerbated by illness and isolation. Read the full Media Planet feature by President and CEO Ellie Hollander on how community-based senior nutrition programs are capable of helping to address this issue here.