It is possible to lose appetite as a result of physiological changes that occur with age, including alterations in the digestive system as well as hormonal changes, sickness, pain, changes in the senses of smell, taste, and vision, and a lower requirement for energy. Changes in the digestive tract may be a contributing factor to decreased appetite.
In the United States, approximately 28 percent (14.7 million) of community-dwelling older persons live alone, with older males accounting for 21 percent and older women accounting for 34 percent. The proportion of persons who live alone grows with age (for example, among women under the age of 75, almost 44 percent live alone). How many […]
It’s vital to remember that the actual rates of care vary substantially depending on the demands of your relative or loved one as well as the precise time period in which they will require care. According to the demands of the care recipient, paying for a caregiver overnight might cost between £15 and £30 per […]