Nutritional supplements for the elderly

  • Jacqui Souter Amayeza Information Centre
Keywords: nutritional supplements, elderly

Abstract

Factors such as specific health conditions, level of activity, energy requirements, and the ability to access, prepare, ingest and digest food, affect the nutritional status of the older adult. In this article, we will discuss why some elderly individuals may be nutritionally deficient and how the pharmacist’s assistant can improve nutritional status in the elderly.

Author Biography

Jacqui Souter, Amayeza Information Centre
BPharm Amayeza Information Centre
Published
2013-07-22
Section
Supplements