…nutrition is vitally important, no matter the age. If you have an elder loved one who is struggling to overcome senior nutrition barriers, contact Advanced Home Health Care for help from expert providers of home care Birmingham and the surrounding areas trust with loved ones in need. We can plan and prepare delicious, healthy meals and help improve… Read More
In our last blog post, we shared some age-related issues that can keep older adults from eating well, but what about when unhealthy eating habits lead to cognitive impairment? Malnutrition in seniors is more common than you may realize. According to the National Resource on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Aging, as many as 35 to 50% of the… Read More
…other, it can be tough to gauge how healthy senior parents actually are. One of the leading aspects of concern in growing older is a decline in dietary behaviors resulting in poor senior nutrition. If you’re concerned that your aging loved ones may not be getting appropriate nutrients to stay healthy and well, the following quick assessment can help… Read More
Learn how your nutritional needs change as you age. We all know that a nutritious diet is crucial for a healthy body. What many people don’t know, however, is how your nutritional needs change as you age. Analysts at Tufts University have created the MyPlate system, an enhancement on the former food pyramid, which provides updated and improved nutritional… Read More
Call our care team to help make healthy meals for seniors in your family. Our aging care professionals in Burlington understand that it’s not easy to make the right choices for heart-healthy meals for seniors when the guidelines for nutrition appear to constantly change. We had been told that saturated fats from sources including butter, red meat and fried… Read More
…Library of Medicine featuring current health news, dictionaries, MEDLINE and more.Milestones Area Agency on Aging: Local resources and support, including meal delivery and nutrition counseling.National Care Planning Council: The National Care Planning Council is dedicated to helping families recognize the need for long term care planning and to helping implement that…
…an approved nutrition plan.
- Decide on your favorites. Review choices during a holiday meal, and select your top two carbs to enjoy. For instance, figure out if you’d prefer to have stuffing or rolls, or pick between mashed potatoes and sweet potatoes, as opposed to indulging in all of the choices.
- Bring your own. When attending a holiday gathering
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…strengths and resourcesTrack health, activity, nutrition, etc.Screen and arrange for other services and supportCoordinate with financial, legal and medical providersCommunicate regularly with family members Read More
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