This ready-to-teach in-service package includes all the pieces needed to teach a 25-minute in-service.
Our Aging Appetite
What we eat is key in maintaining our health, and our needs change as we age. Sometimes it is difficult for the elderly to receive proper nutrition; incontinence, for example, may lead an elder to consume fewer fluids and become dehydrated. It is important to know what food groups and vitamins an elder needs, and to understand how medications and factors of aging can affect taste and the ability to absorb nutrients. Caregivers will learn the following topics:
This in-service is a downloadable zip file and includes: