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Do not forget to eat. Malnutrition amongst the elderly
Do not forget to eat Malnutrition among older people is a significant public health problem. In England, 1 in 10 older people are at risk of malnutrition, which can lead to hospitalisation and sadly death in some cases. Malnutrition costs more than £7.3bln per year, with a greater proportion of this expenditure spent on those aged 65 and over. Awareness and education on malnutrition among the elderly is the crucial factor in tackling the problem. Growing thinner is so