Food insecurity breeds obesity by allowing the view that having some extra weight is healthy. The most basic of all insecurities is overcome with obesity. Leading to an endless cycle of obesity this can be combated not by surgery, but by availability of fresh foods, and teaching people how to cook.
Breakfast alone can be fun, but when you have it because your wife is in a “memory care” center it brings little joy. My mom is not coming home – she is in a “memory care” center, living out the remainder of her days because a disease has robbed her mind.
Update about Ebola virus. Ebola virus is one of the most deadly virus known to man and the current outbreak began in February in Guinea in western Africa. When the Peace Corps members come home, how do we handle them?
Often people who want to stay in their homes as they age need more help than their spouse or partner can give them. It isn’t intense medical help. Often it is someone that is willing to prepare meals, shop, light cleaning, and mostly some conversation.