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  • Healthy eating for seniors Healthy eating for seniors Healthy eating is a key part of aging well. It is a way for you to stay healthy and strong, which is important to maintain your independence and quality of life. View the original article from Canada's Food Guide Why Healthy Eating Matters Healthy eating can help: maintain a ... Read More
  • Nutrition Needs Change as We Age Nutrition Needs Change as We Age No matter our age, we’re all more aware of the impact proper nutrition makes in living a healthy life. But that doesn’t mean we always make the right choice when it comes to eating properly. And if we don’t eat properly in the early and middle stages of our life, then it’s ... Read More
  • Every Month is Heart Month Every Month is Heart Month We Bring Awareness to it in February, but ‘Every Month is Heart Month’ February is Heart Month, a time to bring attention to the importance of cardiovascular health, and what we can to reduce our risk of cardiovascular disease. Heart disease affects approximately 2.4 million ... Read More
  • Eye Health Beyond Age 60 Eye Health Beyond Age 60 Caregivers quickly become accustomed to the frequency of health care appointments many of our charges need to keep. Most of these are regularly scheduled or follow-ups to previous appointments, but it’s easy for some other needs to be overlooked. The end of summer and ... Read More
  • Mealtime Challenges with Parkinson’s Mealtime Challenges with Parkinson’s April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month and we asked our Exceptional Caregivers to share some of their greatest challenges working with those who live with PD. Over and over, the conversation returned to mealtimes. This is partly because of the potential for real danger ... Read More