This article describes a systematic review that critically examined the available scientific literature on risk factors for malnutrition in the older population 65 years and older. 16 pages. Last reviewed December 2018.
This overview discusses the relevance of anorexia in the context of sarcopenia and frailty. The importance of treating anorexia in frail older adults is highlighted. 8 pages. Last reviewed December 2018.
This article describes a study that aimed to evaluate the relationship between anorexia of aging and measure of physical performance, muscle strength and functional status in older adults 80 years or older. 7 pages. Last reviewed December 2018.
This review discusses the prevalence of this disorder and the importance of addressing it within clinical practice. Mechanisms of, risk factors for as well as the disorders consequences, validated screening tools and treatment options are discussed. 10 pages. Last reviewed December 2018.
Thu, Feb 28, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST John Hirdes & George Heckman of the University of Waterloo will present a webinar where they will discuss the project where they trained volunteers to support group Advance Care Planning (ACP) activity sessions. The sessions aimed to inform, promote conversation and break down barriers around ACP stigma. For more information and registration details, click here.