A recent report out of the US highlighted the increasing number of elderly clients in aged care who were morbidly obese and as a result were in need of higher levels of care and support.
The obesity epidemic challenges our image of aging.
When we think of the elderly we generally imagine them as smaller and slight of frame. This stereotype is quickly being challenged by the increasing demographic of obesity among developed nations. Continue reading “Will aged care buckle under the weight of obese elders?”