Care recipient (cr) has been losing weight and is not very interested in eating

Try: #ask the cr’s doctor to recommend a liquid nutritional supplement some are sold over-the-counter and some by prescription check the nutrition label of any product you buy over-the-counter especially if the cr has specific health issues such as diabetes or is on medications whose interactions you must also consider #experiment with ways to serve the liquid supplements chilled warm over ice etc combine them with ice cream yogurt pudding pudding mix soda juice fruit etc to make shakes smoothies or floats make sugar-free versions if necessary #try mixing a vanilla supplement with morning coffee or blend a chocolate supplement with ice cubes diet chocolate soda and a couple of tablespoons of diet pudding mix for a frosty shake #serve and use different flavors of supplements and see which ones the cr prefers

Materials: Doctor’s advice liquid nutritional supplement ice cream yogurt pudding soda juice fruit

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*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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