Monthly Archives - January 2021

Malnutrition and Risk of Falls in the Elderly

Do you know that four in five Singaporeans aged 65 and above who do not eat enough protein are at risk of malnutrition and have low muscle mass, making them prone to injury and falls? Malnutrition and Fall risks In addition to exercising, diet and nutrition play important roles in improving strength in older patients. Those suffering from malnutrition tend to be weaker and are at higher risk of falls and sustaining fractures. Learn more about the condition and the nutritional diet for the elderly here:  Risk of malnutrition and low muscle mass study. Seek specialist care for fall injuries. Book an appointment to consult our doctors at +65 67370558 today.