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Lost your appetite? It could be your age, but help is on the way

Eating nutritious meals is important no matter what stage of life you’re in. In fact, the older we get, the more important the quality of our diet becomes. That’s because as we age, getting adequate amounts of certain nutrients from our food becomes more difficult and the need for calories decreases. In addition, our bodies simply don’t absorb some┬ánutrients as well as they used to.
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Categories: Blog and Healthy Living, Safety and Fitness.

Alzheimer’s: How to Make Mealtimes Easier

My mother, who has Alzheimer’s, loves chocolate. She always has, as far back as I can remember. She would never buy herself just one chocolate bar, opting for the entire box instead. She went through phases. For a long time, it was Hershey Bars, which she liked to eat soft and nearly melted. When she switched to Peanut Butter Cups, she preferred them icy cold from the freezer. These days my mother’s chocolate of choice is Kit Kat Bars, and beware the wrath of Beverly if you deny her that pleasure. We tried. That was before we had come to
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Categories: Alzheimer's/Dementia and Blog.