Malnutrition in Older Adults

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

January 3, 2024

Last Updated Month/Year

June 11, 2024

Document Type


Country of Publication


Target Patient Population

Older patients with malnutrition or at risk of malnutrition

Inclusion Criteria

Male, Female, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Ambulatory, Home health, Hospital, Long term care, Outpatient

Intended Users

Dietician nutritionist, nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant


Assessment and screening, Management

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D044342 - Malnutrition, D011502 - Protein-Energy Malnutrition


malnutrition, protein intake, calorie intake

Source Citation

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Evidence Analysis Library Malnutrition in Older Adults Workgroup (2022) Evidence-Based Nutrition Practice Guideline, Chicago, IL. To view the entire MiOA 2023 Guideline, including introduction scope, harms/benefit and supporting evidence, visit www.andeal.org/mioa.