Eating Disorders on the Rise among Elderly

You don’t often associate anorexia and bulimia with the elderly. Here is some alarming information in Advance for Long-Term Living from research by Remuda Ranch, an eating disorders program.

Eating disorders in elderly women have increased and the majority of deaths from anorexia nervosa occur in people over age 65. This is happening in your community. Are you watching out for the elders there?