Risk indicators for malnutrition are associated inversely with quality of life for participants in meal programs for older adults.

@article{Vailas1998RiskIF,
  title={Risk indicators for malnutrition are associated inversely with quality of life for participants in meal programs for older adults.},
  author={L I Vailas and Susan A. Nitzke and Melodie Becker and J. de Gast},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  year={1998},
  volume={98 5},
  pages={548-53}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the nature and strength of associations between quality of life and factors commonly linked with malnutrition in participants in a meal program for the elderly. DESIGN A questionnaire that assessed quality of life, nutritional risk, quality of health, depression, social satisfaction, functional status, food security, and food enjoyment was administered. SUBJECTS/SETTING All persons aged 60 years and older enrolled in the Title III-C meal program in Pepin County… CONTINUE READING