An elderly woman wears protective mask as she walks down a street in Hong Kong on February 21. The coronavirus epidemic has further deterred older adults from accessing nutritious meals in the community. Photo: ReutersAn elderly woman wears protective mask as she walks down a street in Hong Kong on February 21. The coronavirus epidemic has further deterred older adults from accessing nutritious meals in the community. Photo: Reuters
An elderly woman wears protective mask as she walks down a street in Hong Kong on February 21. The coronavirus epidemic has further deterred older adults from accessing nutritious meals in the community. Photo: Reuters

Letters | Coronavirus threat must push Hong Kong to ensure its elderly in need eat delicious, nutritious food

  • A study has found that about 30 per cent of the elderly surveyed are malnourished or at risk of malnutrition. Meal provision services badly need an upgrade and more should be done to ensure meal preparation at home is practical and safe

Topic |   Ageing society
An elderly woman wears protective mask as she walks down a street in Hong Kong on February 21. The coronavirus epidemic has further deterred older adults from accessing nutritious meals in the community. Photo: ReutersAn elderly woman wears protective mask as she walks down a street in Hong Kong on February 21. The coronavirus epidemic has further deterred older adults from accessing nutritious meals in the community. Photo: Reuters
An elderly woman wears protective mask as she walks down a street in Hong Kong on February 21. The coronavirus epidemic has further deterred older adults from accessing nutritious meals in the community. Photo: Reuters
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