How Rising Obesity in Seniors Burdens Caregiver Systems

Putting a loved one in senior living can be challenging, but finding care for family members who are obese can not only be challenging, but time-consuming and costly. Learn more about America’s next big problem with the aging nation: rising obesity in seniors.America is aware we have an obesity problem. We’ve been busy solving for childhood obesity, but the senior obesity debacle has recently been scaled-up — literally.Rising Obesity in Seniors Burdens Caregiver SystemsOvertaking the shadow of the slight senior is one of the obese senior — a result of a large elderly diabetic population, in addition to disability and other weight-related ailments. Senior living communities are increasingly overwhelmed — not to mention, unprepared — to care for this new trend of morbidly heavy seniors.According to the National Institute of Health, the percentage of those seniors entering nursing homes who are moderate and severely obese — with a body mass index of 35 or greater —…


This post was originally published on this site

Recommended Viewing


FREE EMERGENCY FOOD!

Feed Your Family for 3-Full Days During Any Disaster.

FREE POP LANTERN!

This is the Coolest Light You’ve Never Seen!

PROTECT CREDIT CARDS

This FREE Card Shields Your Credit Card from Thieves!

 


FREE EVERSTRYKE MATCH!

This Firestarter Will Never, Ever Fail You!

 


Comments are closed.