How to Detect Undernutrition in Seniors

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Scott Teresi

A variety of issues, such as cognitive impairment, physical disability and chronic illness, can contribute to undernourishment in older adults. Scott Teresi, owner of Right at Home Hudson Valley, has a unique understanding of nutrition challenges home-dwelling seniors might be facing.

Teresi spent 20 years of his career working as a registered dietician, first at a health center, then in various roles for Nestlé's Health Science, spending time in hospitals and nursing homes to provide nutritional support for seniors with malnutrition and patients who required modified diets.

Could your senior loved one be suffering from malnutrition? Teresi offers some clues, and tips for improving proper nutrition.

Check out his insights in the Right at Home blog, where you will always find the latest information about senior health and home care.

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