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A dietitian with caregiving experience offers her tips on cooking for an aging loved one whose diet is complicated by medical conditions and changing nutritional needs.

Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias progress slowly and unpredictably, which makes it hard for families and even doctors to determine when to bring in hospice. These guidelines can help you decide if a loved one is a candidate for end-of-life care.

Age-related changes in appetite and food preferences can be tricky. Try these tasty tips to help your loved one maintain a healthy weight and get the vital nutrients they need.

Eating is often difficult for a cancer-stricken senior. But the weakness and fatigue associated with not getting enough nutrients can give cancer the upper hand. Learn how to make sure your loved one is getting the food they need.

Having trouble getting your loved one to eat? Here are some tasty, easy-to-prepare foods to have on hand at all times for picky eaters and elderly people who won't eat.

Family members may be at a loss when a loved one barely eats or stops eating altogether. Nutrition shakes seem like a quick and easy remedy, but they may actually do more harm than good.

Elderly nutrition is very important because without eating elderly can easily get malnourished. As seniors age, eating becomes more of a chore than a pleasure for some elderly people.

Many older adults experience a loss of taste and no longer enjoy the foods they once loved. Depending on the underlying cause, a doctor may be able to suggest treatment options and methods of coping with this problem.

Senior nutrition is a concern for many families. The first step is to have an open, honest conversation about your parent's diet, nutrition and eating habits.