Recipes for Senior Nutrition

  • Swallowing Disorders: Tips for Using Food and Beverage Thickeners

    When a senior is having trouble swallowing, known as dysphagia, doctors recommend thickening meals and drinks to avoid choking and aspiration. Use these tips to address dehydration and malnutrition issues in people who have a swallowing disorder.

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  • 5 Fabulous Sandwich Recipes to Honor the Sandwich Generation

    Try these delicious recipes to celebrate the men and women who pull double-duty, attending to the needs of aging parents while raising their own children and oftentimes juggling a career.

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  • What to Serve Seniors at a Cookout

    Culinary and elder care experts share their suggestions for lean, easy-to-eat dishes that are perfect for serving up at a summer barbecue.

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  • How to Make Healthy Meals When You Have No Time to Cook

    Cooking well-balanced meals is probably the last thing on your mind when you’re juggling work, family and caregiving, but the truth is that good nutrition is closely tied to good health. Use these tips and shortcuts to improve your dietary habits.

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  • 5 High-Calorie Foods Your Elder Will Enjoy

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

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  • 10 Tips for a Healthy Diet After Age 50

    A registered dietitian explains what nutrients are most important for older adults and how you and your loved one can work on adopting healthier eating habits together.

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  • How to Make a Healthy Version of a Shamrock Shake

    Ensuring seniors get the nutrients they need can be very difficult. See if you can tempt your loved one with this healthy take on McDonald's classic minty treat.

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  • Summer Foods with Surprising Health Benefits for Seniors

    Many popular warm-weather foods are nutritionally dense, offering the added bonus of helping a senior get the vitamins and nutrients they need to remain healthy.

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  • How Old is Your Heart?

    Cholesterol, blood pressure, family history--top cardiac experts disagree which measurements of heart health are most important. Discover the other factor that doctors often overlook.

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  • Social Media Provides Caregivers a Cyber Shoulder to Lean On

    Social media websites and online forums can be great resources for caregivers--helping them cope with stress, giving them community and companionship, and providing them with information so they can take better care of their elderly loved ones.

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