Hidden Hunger Epidemic

Have you ever heard the term hidden hunger? It’s often used to describe an intake of calories without the nutrition needed to support mental and physical health. But it also applies to the increasing number of older adults who live alone and aren’t getting the food they need for a variety of reasons, ranging from poverty to forgetfulness. Here’s my Caring.com article on causes, consequences, why it’s so hidden and seven ways to reduce hidden hunger risks now for adults living alone.


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