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Senior Malnourishment: A Common, But Often Undetected Problem

Posted on: April 11th, 2018 by Cheryl Richard Mann
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Elderly asian woman bored with foodRemember weekend dinners at Grandma and Grandpa’s, when the whole family came together around the table to share a hearty meal, conversations, and laughter? Regrettably, with many families now living at a distance from their older family members, along with so many pressing needs pulling us in numerous directions, it’s hard to keep on with this tradition – and it could be one of the many factors leading to the dramatic rise in senior malnutrition. Continue reading “Senior Malnourishment: A Common, But Often Undetected Problem” »

Creating a Heart Healthy Diet: Can It Safely Involve Saturated Fat?

Posted on: February 14th, 2017 by Cheryl Richard Mann
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Home Care Atlanta It’s tough to make the right choices for a healthy diet when recommendations seem to constantly be changing. The initial recommendation was that saturated fats found in items such as butter, red meat and fried food were unhealthy, but later research indicated that there wasn’t enough proof that people who gave up or reduced the amount of these items considerably improved their heart health – and therefore, we were given the go ahead to choose butter over margarine yet again.

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Help Seniors Avoid Dangers of Holiday Sugar Overload with Senior Care in Atlanta

Posted on: November 14th, 2016 by Cheryl Richard Mann
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Home Care Atlanta It’s here: we’ve approached the season of sweet treats! From snowman cookies to tasty pies to candy canes and chocolate mint cocoa, it’s really hard to overlook the array of sweet goodies that bombard us, and the pleasant experiences they evoke, especially near the holidays. But what end result does this increase in sugar consumption have on our health and wellbeing, especially for elderly people? Continue reading “Help Seniors Avoid Dangers of Holiday Sugar Overload with Senior Care in Atlanta” »