Diet & Nutrition for Seniors

The sum of food and nutrients consumed by a person.

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  • Specific vitamins can have a significant positive (or negative) impact on your health. Learn what each one does, how to spot a deficiency, and what foods you should add to your diet to make sure you're meeting your nutritional requirements.

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  • For many caregivers, ensuring an older person stays hydrated can be a daily struggle. Learn how to help seniors get the fluids they need, even if they won't drink water.

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  • Difficulties with swallowing, called dysphagia, can affect one’s ability to eat and pose risks like choking and aspiration pneumonia. Learn the signs of dysphagia and how to help your loved one eat and drink safely.

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  • 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.

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