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Nutrition Reconciliation and Nutrition Prophylaxis: Toward Total Health

ABSTRACT Malnutrition is a common and debilitating condition in the acute hospital setting that is associated with many adverse outcomes, including prolonged length of hospital stay, increased readmission rates, and increased mortality. However, malnutrition by definition may be an abnormality in either under- or overnutrition. With obesity rates rising, many patients admitted to the hospital […]

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NUTRITIONAL NEEDS MET FOR THOSE WITH CANCER AND DYSPHAGIA WITH CONVENIENT, AFFORDABLE MEALS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mom’s Meals NourishCare Introduces Home Delivered Cancer Support & Pureed Menus (Des Moines, IA – June 3, 2014)  Today, Mom’s Meals NourishCare, a company that delivers fresh-made meals to homes nationwide, introduces its Cancer Support and Pureed Meals for patients who are receiving and recovering from treatments for cancer and those who suffer […]

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KAISER PERMANENTE APPROVES MENU FOR HOME-DELIVERED MEAL SERVICE

Home-delivered meals are helping to keep Kaiser Permanente members and their families independent. ABC30 in Fresno, California, reported on Mom’s Meals NourishCare and how the menus are approved by doctors and dietitians from Kaiser Permanente. Healthy meal options are available to help people with certain dietary requirements, like diabetes or congestive heart failure. While the […]

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PREVENTING HOSPITAL READMISSIONS: SHOULDN’T NUTRITION BE PART OF THE SOLUTION?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  PREVENTING HOSPITAL READMISSIONS:  SHOULDN’T NUTRITION BE PART OF THE SOLUTION?  “Over 70% Adults aged 60+ have some form of Cardiovascular Disease” “Projected costs of Cardiovascular Disease in 2015 Are Expected to be $564-BILLION” “82% of American Seniors Have One or More Chronic Conditions, and 65% Suffer from Two or More” Recent headlines […]

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THE DIABETES DILEMMAS: YOU’RE NOT A COOK OR YOU’RE NEW TO A DIABETIC DIET:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: THE DIABETES DILEMMAS: YOU’RE NOT A COOK OR YOU’RE NEW TO A DIABETIC DIET: HOME MEAL DELIVERY FOR THOSE NEEDING A DIABETES DIET DEBUTS TODAY (Des Moines, IA – July 30, 2012) Mom’s Meals debuts its new diabetic friendly diet today, providing home delivered meals for those new to a diabetic diet, […]

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FOR THOSE ON DIALYSIS, SOMETHING NEW TO EASE THE BURDEN

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FOR THOSE ON DIALYSIS, SOMETHING NEW TO EASE THE BURDEN: MOM’S MEALS UNVEILS HOME MEAL DELIVERY FOR MANY WITH STAGE 5 KIDNEY DISEASE (Des Moines, IA – June 18, 2012) Today, Mom’s Meals introduces its new Renal Nutrition Program, helping patients on dialysis simplify decisions about what to eat by delivering fresh-prepared, […]

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HOME CARE & HOSPICE WORKERS CAN MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE IN CARING

HOME CARE & HOSPICE WORKERS CAN MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE IN CARING FOR SENIORS: CAN $17.97 A DAY CHANGE A LIFE? (Las Vegas, NV – Sept. 27, 2011)  When 65-year old Sarah Myers was discharged from Knoxville’s Fort Sanders Parkwest Hospital after suffering a minor stroke, she was heading home to an empty house.  Yes, […]

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KEEPING SENIORS WELL NOURISHED CAN HELP PREVENT HOSPITAL READMISSIONS

KEEPING SENIORS WELL NOURISHED CAN HELP PREVENT COSTLY HOSPITAL READMISSIONS: HAVING NUTRITIOUS MEALS DELIVERED TO THE DOOR HELPS HEALING (San Diego, CA – Sept. 23, 2011)  The statistics speak for themselves. And they are horrifying. Up to 53% of America’s senior citizens are malnourished when admitted to the hospital.  And estimates show up to 44% […]