Monthly Archives January 2017

Four Nutrient Dense Foods that are Easy to Eat for Seniors

Most people understand that nutrient needs increase as people get older. As the body ages, the bones have trouble retaining calcium leading to bone weakness. Arteries will develop plaque and the kidneys will decline in efficiency. This will make it challenging for the body to absorb much-needed nutrients. Seniors need to work hard to keep their nutrient intake high; however, they often have trouble eating tough foods. What are some nutritious foods that are easy for them to eat? 1. Greek Yogurt Most people have realized that greek yogurt is a nutrient-packed food. A few seniors have trouble dealing with
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How Positive Thinking Can Benefit Your Loved One

With modern medicine’s fascination with technology, medicines and expensive exams it is easy to lose sight of the power that the mind has over the body when it comes to health. If you have a loved one suffering from dementia and other debilitating ailments, the importance of positive thinking becomes even greater. But can positive thinking actually allow your loved ones to live longer and healthier? The answer is a resounding yes. Becca Levy, PhD began to study the power of positive thinking on longevity in the 1990s. She used a body of data from 1,100 patients over the age
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