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Bob Blancato Discusses How Malnutrition Affects Older Adults, Veterans

By AARP Foundation

Bob Blancato, executive director of the National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs and chair of the American Society on Aging, writes an article for Next Avenue, discussing malnutrition and how it affects the elderly, particularly veterans. Blancato outlines the risks of leaving malnutrition untreated and identifies several opportunities for further improvement, which include: education on malnutrition, consistent malnutrition care, and referral to community-based programs and services to fight food insecurity.

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