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  • Facts to Think About During Better Breakfast Month Go back to the 1950s to find the start of Better Breakfast Month. As people shifted away from hearty breakfasts of the past, the Cereal Institute hoped to bring it back. Why eat breakfast? There are several reasons this is an important meal for your senior. Here are a few ... Continue Reading
  • How Can Drinking Milk Regularly Help Your Elderly Loved One? Many people don’t realize the importance of drinking milk regularly. Yes, most people do know that it can make their bones stronger. However, milk can provide many more benefits than just stronger bones. If you are helping to care for your elderly loved one, learning more ... Continue Reading
  • Four Questions to Ask During American Diabetes Month Prediabetes is a condition when your blood sugar level is high but not high enough to qualify as diabetes. It needs to be taken seriously as it can progress to diabetes. If your dad has prediabetes, it's time to address dietary and lifestyle changes. If he has diabetes, it's ... Continue Reading
  • Nutrition and Your Senior: How to Ensure They Eat Well Eating well is a problem for millions of seniors. Seniors have a higher risk than other demographic groups of not getting enough to eat and being malnourished. Even seniors who have resources can become malnourished. Some of the reasons why senior don’t eat enough or don’t ... Continue Reading
  • Five Changes Your Senior Can Make if She’s Not Feeling So Great Everybody feels run down once in a while, but if this is happening for your senior she may find that her quality of life is a lot lower than she wants it to be. These are just a few ideas that might help her to determine what’s happening. Talk to Her Doctor Any time that ... Continue Reading