Nutrition/Dietary

Protecting seniors from heat stroke risk

The sweltering summer months can be dangerous for older adults, especially if they have chronic diseases, high blood pressure or obesity.

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Nonagenarians: Age is a mindset

Is 90 the new 40? People in their ninth decade say age is more about the way people choose to live rather than the year they were born.

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An awakening

Resident blogger Kathleen Mears watches as one resident transforms after she gets a fork in her hand and starts feeding herself.

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Artery health related to diet

New research has found aging blood vessels is more of a reflection of a sedentary culture than genetics, suggesting healthy aging is possible. 

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Mealtime assistance

Having someone help you eat is one thing but having a separate feeding room makes resident blogger Kathleen Mears anxious. 

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From tree to table

One Northeast retirement community is going straight to the source, its grounds, to provide residents a sweet treat. 

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Skipping snacks

Resident blogger Kathleen Mears shares her thoughts on sweet snacks and why nibbles between meals might not be a good idea. 

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A winning recipe

One retirement community whipped up a resident's award-winning recipe for all to enjoy.

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A new market for seniors

Episcopal Senior Communities is growing its produce markets, which offer fresh and affordable produce for California seniors. 

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A dysphagia cook-off

Master’s students serve up dysphagia-friendly recipes in a cooking competition final. 

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