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  • Helping Seniors with a High Protein Diet Helping Seniors with a High Protein Diet Did you know that a diet high in protein is incredibly important for seniors? Protein is particularly important right before medical procedures or surgery and can help the healing time during an acute illness when the body doesn’t digest protein as easily. For our seniors, ... Read More
  • How to Sit Less and Move More How to Sit Less and Move More We all know that a lifestyle of a good diet and regular exercise is the prescription for better health as we age, but did you know that sitting too much can also be a problem? It’s true. Doctors are finding more and more that sitting for too many hours a day can be linked to ... Read More
  • What to Eat and Not to Eat with Parkinson's Disease What to Eat and Not to Eat with Parkinson's Disease You’ve probably heard of Parkinson’s Disease or know someone who suffers with it. It is a progressive disease that affects the central nervous system, making movement, balance and muscle control become very difficult. Over time, it can cause total loss of control over ... Read More
  • Recognizing Vitamin D Deficiency in Seniors During Winter Recognizing Vitamin D Deficiency in Seniors During Winter Seniors, like all of us, need all the essential vitamins and minerals to stay healthy. As we age, our bodies begin to be depleted of certain vitamins for many reasons. This can put the senior at risk for many diseases such as diabetes and osteoporosis, among many others. ... Read More