Though many may not associate aging and appetite, the two do impact each other. As we age, changes to the physiology of the body, psychological functioning, social situations or lack thereof, medical conditions, and the use of certain medications can hinder appetite.
A sense of purpose in life is what keeps us focused. Whether it’s our careers, our children, or our hobbies, there is a driving force that carries us day to day. As we age, our children grow up, and we may retire from our career, leaving many with a sense of loss of purpose.