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Diet and Nutrition

Four Factors that Change How Your Senior Eats

Home Care in Spokane WA: Factors that Change How Your Senior Eats

Eating is a crucial activity for your aging adult because that’s how she takes in the majority of her nutrients. If she’s malnourished or not eating the way that she should be, some of these factors could be at play. Her Metabolism Slows Down. As your elderly family member ages, her metabolism changes quite a…

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Is Coffee a Healthy Choice for Your Senior?

Senior Care in Liberty Lake WA: Many people begin their day with a cup or two of coffee, and some enjoy sipping the beverage throughout the day. It can be a great way to get a boost first thing in the morning, but you may worry that coffee isn’t the healthiest choice for your aging parent. Being a family caregiver means you always want what’s best for your senior, and that means understanding how to help them make healthy choices. Fortunately, studies have shown there are many potential health benefits to enjoying coffee.

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Gluten-Free Diet Awareness Month: Celiac Disease and Elderly Adults

Elder Care in Spokane Valley WA: The risk of developing celiac disease increases with age and more elderly adults than ever are being diagnosed. Celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder, means that when someone eats gluten, the body responds by attacking the small intestine. Over time, the small intestine no longer absorbs nutrients properly, leading to additional health issues.

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Five Tips for Setting Your Mom Up With Easy-to-Cook Meals

Elderly Care in Newport WA: Your mom has a hard time cooking for one person, so she gave up. She relies on quick, processed meals now. She microwaves everything and rarely touches her stove. You worry about her diet. Lots of microwavable meals full of sodium, fat, and preservatives can’t be good for her. Here are five tips for getting your mom set up with easy-to-cook meals that are good for her.

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Does Your Senior Need Help with Eating?

Caregiver in Spokane WA: Getting proper nutrition is a critical part of protecting your loved one’s health and well-being. For many seniors, however, physical, health, and cognitive challenges could make it more difficult for them to handle the mechanics of eating or to eat the foods that they need on a regular basis.

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