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April 11, 2024

Nourishing Independence Through Healthy Eating Habits

Do you celebrate the power of food as a tool for empowerment as we grow older? Making informed food choices and developing healthy eating habits can support aging with energy and vitality. Sadly, there’s a rising concern about disordered eating among seniors. Disordered eating in older adults can be difficult to spot as we grow... Read More
January 12, 2024

New Year Goals for Aging in Place

The new year has always been a time of resolutions and new beginnings. For independent seniors, it’s the perfect time to reflect on one’s current health and set wellness goals for the future. Research suggests that creating achievable health goals can encourage overall well-being while maintaining independence for older adults. So, what are some basic... Read More
November 28, 2022

Make Your Holidays Diabetes Friendly

To most people, November means one thing: Thanksgiving! But November is also American Diabetes Month. While the holiday season may bring plenty of carb-heavy and sugary food to the table (perhaps with a side of alcohol), there are simple ways to take to make the meals diabetic-friendly. Planning Potatoes, stuffing, macaroni and cheese, and dinner... Read More
May 12, 2022

Men Get Osteoporosis, Too!

May is National Osteoporosis Awareness Month. Osteoporosis is a condition where bones gradually thin and weaken. It is common among older adults of all genders—yet many people mistakenly believe that it’s only a health concern of women. It’s true that more women than men develop the disease, but men are not immune.   This misconception... Read More
February 16, 2022

A Healthier Fast-Food Drive-Thru Trip

Did you resolve to lose weight or improve your nutrition this year? Most of us know how hard it can be to improve our eating habits, even though we know it’s good for us. One of the big challenges is time – and with our busy lives, it can be so easy to rely on... Read More
March 12, 2020

Ten Superfoods that May Help to Enhance Your Health

March is National Nutrition Month, making this the perfect time to take a look at some of the foods that have been shown to improve health, reduce risk for many diseases and increase longevity. Many studies have shown that Mediterranean-style diets – which consist of consuming lots of fruits and vegetables, fish, whole grains, and... Read More
March 15, 2019

How Seniors Can Use Nutrition to Promote Healthy Aging

  March is National Nutrition Month, a time to bring attention to how eating well can help us age well. According to the National Institutes of Health, even if you already have one or more chronic diseases, eating well may help you better manage conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes. Mediterranean-style... Read More