Tag Archives: food

How to Help an Elderly Loved One Make Dietary Changes

Change is hard, no matter what age you are, and if your elderly loved ones have to endure change in their lives, then it may throw them for a loop. As people age they may have to make dietary changes … Continue reading

Posted in Nutrition | Tagged , | Comments Off

Foods that Fight Pain

Chronic pain affects millions of people each year, and the majority of the affected are people from the elderly population. This type of pain can be frustrating. Chronic pain often does not have a specific treatment plan or diagnosis. For … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Nutrition, Tips for Caregivers | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Dietary Habits that Trigger Elderly Urinary Incontinence

Urinary Incontinence is a medical issue that affects many men and women each year. Anyone, of any age, can suffer from the issue, but elderly men and women are more prone to the issue. Urinary Incontinence is highly common in … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Nutrition, Tips for Caregivers, Tips for Seniors | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Warning Signs of Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes is quickly becoming one of the most common diseases that affect the elderly in developed countries. Access to various fatty and sugary foods along with busy lifestyles that do not create time for exercise are causing people … Continue reading

Posted in Diabetes, Warning Signs | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off

Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate for Seniors

If you are a chocolate lover, then reading this article could make you very happy. Although it may seem a little farfetched, dark chocolate can actually help improve your health. If eaten in moderation, dark chocolate can lead to wonderful … Continue reading

Posted in Alzheimer, Health, Nutrition, Stroke | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off

Tips for Seniors: Grocery Shopping

Eating healthy is key to living a long and fruitful life. Without the proper food choices, you could put your body at risk for developing infections and diseases. Eating healthy is often really difficult though. Processed foods often appear cheaper … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Nutrition, Tips for Seniors | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off

Denture Care Tips For Seniors

It is often a fact of growing older that people tend to lose their natural teeth. As seniors age, years of dental work and poor dental hygiene can catch up to them. Some seniors only need a partial so that … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Tips for Seniors | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Health Benefits of Eating Fish for Seniors

Fish, specifically oily fish, has numerous health benefits for people of all ages. The super food has been shown by researchers all around the world to help reduce your risk of cancer, inflammation, and a myriad of chronic diseases. By … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Nutrition | Tagged , | Comments Off

Nutrition Activities for Seniors

Nutritional deficiencies are very common in seniors and can be caused by a number of things such as changes in appetite, diminishing sense of taste or smell, reduced physical activity, chronic illness or mental illness.  The first thing that family … Continue reading

Posted in Caregiver, Family, Nutrition, Tips for Caregivers | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off

The Effects of Sense of Smell & Taste on Seniors Nutritional Intake

As we age our sense of smell and taste begin to change which can affect nutritional intake.  It is important for seniors and family caregivers to understand how smell and taste effect nutritional habits so that they can work with … Continue reading

Posted in Nutrition, Tips for Caregivers | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off