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Making healthy food choices is a smart thing to do—no matter how old you are! Use these tips to choose foods for better health at any stage of life. Read more

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Nourishing Holidays

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Ah, “‘Tis the season….” But for many of us, it is another day of the same old thing, or, maybe worse, it is a time when there are even more expectations and responsibilities placed upon us than we usually face. Read more

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A long-term study found that women with certain healthy dietary patterns had a lower risk of moderate to severe hearing loss. The finding suggests that dietary choices may influence the development of hearing loss. Read more

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My mother is at home with me.  She is 87 and has diabetes, cancer, dementia and irregular heart. She was in a nursing home, but was not cared for so I brought her home. I need advice on how to encourage her to eat. Read more

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More than half of older adults who visit emergency departments are either malnourished or at risk for malnutrition, but not due to lack of access to health care, critical illness or dementia. Read more

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Families throughout the country are increasingly being challenged in finding creative solutions to eating healthy in spite of rising prices. Read more

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Has a registered dietitian ever visited you in your home to talk to you and your loved one about their diet and health? Read more

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How can you ensure that Dad and the rest of the family get the proper nutrition they need, while simplifying your life at the same time? Read more

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Suggestions When Feeding Your Elderly Loved Ones Read more

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Caregivers face new challenges after meeting with doctors and dietary staff who suggest medication and meal changes. Read more

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A common nutritional problem that can affect someone in poor health is wasting or loss of body mass called cachexia-anorexia. It often is seen in advanced stages of Alzheimer’s and cancer. Read more

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If you are caring for an elderly loved-one, consider keeping their refrigerator well stocked to keep them healthy. Sounds strange? Read more

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"Vegetables, fruits, whole grains, lean proteins and low-fat dairy products contain the nutrients we need to maintain healthy lifestyles," says registered dietitian Andrea Giancoli. Read more

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