Archive | September, 2013

Socialization Affects the Nutritional Status of Geriatric Patients

Eating is a social activity for most people. Sadly, many elders live alone or have limited social contact especially during mealtimes. Some patients live in long term care facilities where the environment may be fraught with patients who are confused, having swallowing difficulties, and noisy. A poor social setting for meals may impair the nutritional […]

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