If your loved one forgets to eat often, they may need senior home care to help manage their diets, including adding healthier snacks.
As a family caregiver, you know how important it is for your senior to eat a healthy, well-balanced diet. If they are struggling with loss of appetite, however, they may not eat as much as they need to, or may eat only unhealthy foods. This means they won’t be getting the nutrition they need to […]
It’s never too late to start on a healthier diet, but many family caregivers don’t think about that when it comes to their aging loved ones. In fact, seniors have a lot to gain from switching to a healthier diet. Studies show that good nutrition can help seniors have more energy, boost their immune system, […]
National Blueberry Month is the perfect time to look at how often your senior is eating this delicious fruit and what you can do to get more of them into her diet. If you’re not sure how to adjust meal plans, it might help to work with senior care providers who can help you map […]
When an older adult is diagnosed with diabetes, having a meal becomes more complicated. Family caregivers sometimes worry that their aging family member is eating right for keeping their blood sugar under control. One aspect of eating that may seem overwhelming is the idea of taking a senior with diabetes out to a restaurant. But, […]
If you are like many family caregivers, encouraging your parent to eat a healthy diet and ensuring that they get enough nutrition on a regular basis is an important part of your care efforts for them. You may have even gotten a recommendation from their doctor to help them make changes, whether that is to […]
Fiber is so good for you and your elderly parents. A diet high in fiber is helpful in preventing colon cancer and constipation. Fiber is also beneficial for heart health, cholesterol levels, and blood sugar levels. Research also finds that a high-fiber diet can help lower the risk of stroke. You want to add fiber […]
Malnutrition can be a very dangerous issue for your parent, increasing the risk of a wide variety of health problems and complications, and diminishing their quality of life as they age in place. As a family caregiver it is important that you recognize the risks that your parent is facing and take steps to reduce […]