The research article provides an update on changes to the Canadian Preventive Care Checklist (PCC) Form© including updates on vitamin D and calcium supplementation, depression screening and lifestyle modifications in obese patients, blood pressure targets in hypertension, dyslipidemia screening, and new vaccination recommendations from the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI). 5 Pages.

This research article describes a study in which the findings suggest there is a relationship between different kinds of eating disturbance and the severity of Alzheimer's Disease. 10 pages. Last reviewed January 2019.

This article describes a systematic review that critically examined the available scientific literature on risk factors for malnutrition in the older population 65 years and older. 16 pages. Last reviewed December 2018.

This article describes a cross-sectional study conducted in 234 older adults in New Zealand aimed at investigating the magnitude and potential predictors of malnutrition risk at hospital admission. 8 pages. Last reviewed December 2018.

The authors conducted a study to evaluate the risk of dysphagia and its relationship with the stage of Alzheimer's disease including the relationship of dysphagia and nutritional status and caloric intake. 8 pages. Last reviewed December 2018.

This article describes a study investigating the change in eating habits among community-swelling and institutionalized older adults with senile anorexia. 8 pages. Last reviewed December 2018.

This article presents the different recommendations for protein intake based on health status and conditions of older adults. 18 pages. Last reviewed December 2018.

This article describes a study undertaken to explore the relationship between dietary intake and muscle mass in older hip-fractured patients. 6 pages. Last reviewed December 2018.

This article describes a study that aimed to evaluate the relationship between anorexia of aging and measure of physical performance, muscle strength and functional status in older adults 80 years or older. 7 pages. Last reviewed December 2018.

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