If you’re an adult child or a primary caregiver for an older adult, or if you’re a senior yourself, it can be stressful trying to create nutritious tasty meals. Sad to say, but when “healthy cooking” comes to mind, most people think “boring” or “tasteless.” But it doesn’t need to be that way.
Mother’s Day is this weekend, and it’s time to ask a very important question. Is your mom (or dad for that matter) eating right? Are they getting the nutrition their bodies need? Just like you, older adults need essential nutrients like proteins, carbohydrates, healthy fats, vitamins, minerals and, of course, a lot of water. Many studies show that a healthy diet reduces your risk of developing certain kinds of cancer, high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes, osteoporosis and heart disease.
CarePatrol of Baltimore recently launched a new interactive website to better serve clients and the public. After being named “Top Producer of the Year” and “CarePatrol Franchise of the Year,” Baltimore city and county’s top senior housing placement agency has expanded significantly in the recent year.
For many people, getting older presents unique challenges, and facing it often means decreased mobility and independence.
With the weather getting colder, it’s important to be prepared for the changes. While wonderful and festive, winter also brings many challenges for older adults. Chilly atmosphere brings a higher risk of illness, and icy sidewalks increase the likelihood for nasty falls and injuries. Here are some useful tips to keep you and your loved ones safe this season: