Food Allergies: Detection and Management for Seniors

What Are Food Allergies? In theory, it can be easy to confuse food intolerance for a food allergy. The former primarily involves the digestive system and its inability to properly break down certain foods. Food intolerance can cause everything from nausea to bloating and cramps. With food intolerance, you can generally consume small amounts of [...]

2018-11-14T12:03:07+00:00June 29th, 2017|

5 Quick and Healthy Meals for Elderly People

Elderly people need to be careful about what they eat in order to stay in good health. However, preparing healthy and tasty meals is often a challenge. If you care for an elderly relative or friend, you might be looking for some inspiration, so here are five simple and healthy meals that you can prepare [...]

2018-11-14T12:03:08+00:00May 25th, 2017|

Elderly Malnutrition

Elderly Malnutrition; Spot the Signs of Malnutrition in your Elderly Relative As we age, our bodies require fewer calories, yet we require more protein, calcium, B vitamins, and other nutrients. Unfortunately, there remains a surprising lack of awareness about the specific dietary needs of seniors and how nutrition plays a key role in their well-being [...]

2018-11-14T12:03:08+00:00May 11th, 2017|

Senior Nutrition

Senior Nutrition: Foods that Can Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease As we age, the risk of heart disease can increase due to a condition known as atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis occurs when the arteries begin to narrow from plaque buildup in the arterial walls, disrupting blood flow throughout the body. If blood flow stops altogether, from [...]

2018-11-14T12:04:37+00:00April 6th, 2017|

Food safety:

Food safety for the elderly: What you need to know Correct food preparation is important for people of any age, but it is even more important for elderly people. Food poisoning can be deadly, and it is more dangerous when suffered by people with other health problems, which is sometimes the case with older people. [...]

2018-11-14T12:05:02+00:00July 14th, 2016|

Diabetes Myths

Diabetes Myths: Know the Facts when Caring for Your Relative Diabetes can happen at any age, and for the elderly, it’s a disease that can especially affect their lives. The good news is there are ways to manage the disease for an elderly loved o ne. Type 2 diabetes is a large problem in the [...]

2018-11-14T12:05:11+00:00March 1st, 2016|

Balanced Diet for Elderly People

Achieving a Balanced Diet for Elderly People A healthy and balanced diet is incredibly important for elderly people. Eating properly can help reduce the risk of potential health problems, and a balanced diet simply leads to a better quality of life. So how can you ensure good eating habits in the elderly? Ensure They Eat [...]

2018-11-14T12:05:31+00:00October 6th, 2015|