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Soft Food Diet
Nov20

Soft Food Diet

Many seniors choose to switch to a soft food diet for a variety of reasons. It can be challenging to get the nutrition you need, while still enjoying your favorite foods. Soft food diets can be particularly difficult around the holiday season. Luckily, there are plenty of soft foods to eat during the holidays that will nourish your body and satisfy your holiday cravings. Check out our holiday favorites and find soft foods to eat year...

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Best Ways to Combat Aging
Nov17

Best Ways to Combat Aging

Like death, taxes, and our current president stirring up controversy on Twitter, aging is another one of the few constants in life, despite all the kicking and screaming we will do as the years tick by everybody ages. However, there are plenty of ways that you can combat aging so that you look and feel healthy despite growing older. Everyone knows the old adage “you’re as young as you feel.” But that doesn’t make the widening...

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Senior Nutrition Guide
Sep22

Senior Nutrition Guide

Healthy eating is important no matter what your age. However, as we get older, making good choices about the foods we eat becomes even more essential. Senior nutrition is perhaps one of the most important components of a healthy lifestyle for older adults. While there is no one answer to the question of how to eat healthily, we do have a few tips that can help get you started. As the USDA says, “as we age, healthy eating can...

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How Can Seniors Build Muscle? Senior Workout Tips
Aug30

How Can Seniors Build Muscle? Senior Workout Tips

Despite what you may have been told, even seniors can build muscle tone and strength at just about any age! Sure, aging is pretty much a one-way street, but you still get to choose your speed — and that’s an essential thing to remember when working out as a senior. You can still stay healthy and actually alleviate certain common health conditions with strength training, although it does take particular planning and preparation....

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Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy as You Age
Aug15

Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy as You Age

Did you know that there is an average of one death every 40 seconds in America as a result of cardiovascular disease and that it kills an estimated 2,200 people a day? These statistics and others available through The American Heart Association should be enough to scare you into thinking about ways to keep your heart healthy as you age. As you get older, it’s important to recognize the symptoms of cardiovascular or heart disease and...

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Vascular Dementia Treatment
May30

Vascular Dementia Treatment

If you were recently diagnosed with vascular dementia, you may be wondering what you can do as part of your daily routine to slow down the inevitable memory loss that comes with dementia. There are plenty of studies out there that suggest doing things like dieting or meditating to help slow memory loss, but a recent study suggests that one vascular dementia treatment can be as simple as brisk walking. Walking: Vascular Dementia...

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