Nutrition/Dietary

A second helping

Resident blogger Kathy Mears dishes on proper etiquette for extra food portions.

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Cooking up nostalgia

Grandma’s cooking brings back fond memories for Senior Editor Nicole Stempak who considers the power—and importance—of food traditions. 

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MIND your diet

Can your diet delay the onset of dementia? Researchers are finding that what you eat can be a key part of a brain-healthy lifestyle.

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Renowned chef preps for senior living gig

A chef who's spent years in France and a career in fine dining will now be dishing up meals at a Tennessee independent living facility.  

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Sanjay Gupta on longevity

What's the secret to a long and healthy life? CNN's Chief Medical Officer Sanjay Gupta speaks on health, wellness and longevity at this week's LeadingAge Annual Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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Watch for signs of malnutrition

When it comes to malnutrition among older adults, quality matters more than quantity.

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A meal with a side of friendship

An outreach program dishes up healthy and tasty eats to help seniors get the nutrients they need and make meal time a not-to-be-missed social affair.  

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Dining dilemmas

Resident blogger Kathy Mears doesn’t know how meal plans are made, but she knows that when she’s eating simply to eat and not for enjoyment, the food doesn’t taste as delicious. 

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More families say no to feeding tubes for advanced dementia

Increasing awareness about the stages of advanced dementia can help families make more informed decisions on tube feeding.

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Dementia-friendly dining

Industry innovators are pushing the meal ticket far beyond fish sticks and apple slices.

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