Malnutrition in Older Adults (MiOA) Guideline (2023)

Malnutrition in Older Adults (MiOA) Guideline (2023)

The MiOA EBNPG is meant to inform shared decision-making for dietitians, members of the healthcare team, family members or caregivers, and older adults living in long-term care or the community to prevent or treat malnutrition.  The scope of the MiOA EBNPG does not include the treatment or prevention of micronutrient deficiencies nor does it cover the treatment or prevention of malnutrition for older adults in acute care. This guideline specifically focuses on behavioral lifestyle interventions and addresses the following topics: 

Use the links on the left to access the guideline and the supporting systematic review. 

Printing Guideline Materials

The guideline material is designed to be viewed online using the links in the left navigation bar. Individual pages can be printed using the print icon on each page. To print entire sections of the guideline in PDF format, please click below:

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General Information and Disclaimer

This nutrition practice guideline is meant to serve as a general framework for handling clients with particular health problems. The independent skill and judgment of the health care provider must always dictate treatment decisions.



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