The following Canadian resources support health providers in all sectors consider how to detect and manage nutrition risk and malnutrition in older adults.
This video and infographic demonstrate the importance of determining malnutrition and nutrition risk in older adults. Although created in the United States, older adults in Canada have similar risk factors and issues that lead to malnutrition.
This report from the United Kingdom provides a detailed overview of risks that older adults experience resulting in poor food intake and malnutrition and the impacts this has on the healthcare system.
Resources For Older adults
These Canadian resources provide credible information for older adults to support their nutritional health. They address many of the common risk factors for malnutrition and provide suggestions for older adults, their families and care providers for improving food intake and health.
Healthy Eating for Seniors Handbook - available in English and French and has also been culturally adapted and translated into Chinese and Punjabi.