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Nutrition

Tips for Boosting Nutritional Health

As we age our bodies change, and so do our nutritional needs. These changes affect the way the body processes food. Because aging slows the metabolism it causes the body to burn fewer calories. Since the body is burning less calories, it’s important to consume nutrient-rich foods. The digestive system experiences change by producing less food-processing…

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Kidney Friendly Thanksgiving

In honor of National Diabetes Month, we have put together a short list of best and worst items for those with diabetes to eat. Hopefully, this will help you develop your Thanksgiving menu if you are expecting diabetic guests. Below is a list of some of the worst choices you can serve someone with Diabetes…

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Combatting Holiday Loneliness

Happiness and joy around the holidays are often taken for granted but that is not the case for everyone. While we are celebrating with family and friends, there are those around us who can feel lonely and isolated during this time of year. The elderly, particularly, can have a difficult time with the holiday season.…

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Saving Money & Stress on Thanksgiving Dinner

There will be a day when your mom and grandmother hand down the honor of coordinating Thanksgiving dinner for the family. This is an honor but it may also be stressful. Who knew all the time, effort and MONEY that goes into creating a large family meal! Here are a few of our tips for making sure…

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An Apple A Day

September and October are known for their apples especially in the Upstate where we have several wonderful apple orchards within an hour’s drive. Orchards like Sky Top and Justus in the Hendersonville, NC area are fun day trips this time of year for all ages. For the elderly or those who don’t navigate around as well…

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What is Cholesterol & Why Are We So Concerned About it?

September is Cholesterol Education Month! (Along with Prostate Health Month, Healthy Aging Month, and many more.) So what exactly is cholesterol and what is the big deal about it? What is Cholesterol? You may be surprised to learn that cholesterol itself is not bad! Your body produces it like it produces many other things to keep your…

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Taking Care of Mom

We understand that not all “moms” are actually biological mothers, the woman who gave birth to you. Maybe when you think of your mom it’s the grandmother who raised you, an adoptive parent, or stepmother who stepped into the role. Whether your mother gave you life or not and at whatever stage she came into…

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The Importance of Medication Management

One of the biggest problems we see today when it comes to elderly care is medication management. Walk into the average senior citizen’s home and you’ll likely find a pill box filled with multiple pills of varying sizes and colors. Sometimes there are even multiple pill boxes! We have noticed that the elderly are great…

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A Healthy Diet for Seniors

In 2012, Tufts University nutrition scientists at the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging introduced the MyPlate for Older Adults. MyPlate is the federal government’s new food group symbol, and MyPlate for Older Adults calls attention to the unique nutritional and physical activity needs associated with advancing years. Check out MyPlate for Older Adults…

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