Healthy Winter Eating Tips for Seniors

Posted by Senior Solutions Management Group on Nov 15, 2023 9:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

Focusing on good nutrition is important throughout the year. However, it is especially important during the winter season when cold weather and longer days can impact a senior’s health and well-being. Factors like being isolated in the home, having difficulty preparing meals, issues chewing or swallowing food and loss of appetite can make it very challenging for seniors to get the proper nutrition they need to lead a healthy lifestyle. 

Eating a well-balanced diet during the winter months can help seniors maintain a healthy weight, promote healthy glucose levels, boost energy levels and strengthen their immune systems to fight off viruses, like the cold and flu. The following strategies can help older adults maintain optimal health this winter.  

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Topics: Holidays, Nutrition, Senior Health

Eye Health for Seniors

Posted by Senior Solutions Management Group on May 1, 2023 7:00:00 AM | 2 minute read

As we get older, our bodies experience many physical changes, and our vision is no exception. Age-related eye problems can affect a senior’s quality of life, lead to loss of independence and increase the risk of injuries and falls.  In honor of Vision Health Month this May, here are some simple precautions older adults can take to maintain optimum eye health in their senior years.

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Topics: Nutrition, Health, Senior Health

Healthy + Stealthy: How to Sneak Fruits and Veggies into Your Diet

Posted by Senior Solutions Management Group on Feb 1, 2021 8:00:00 AM | 5 minute read

We’ve all been (or have known) the parents who trick or bribe their picky kids into eating their vegetables. This may be somewhat of a stereotype because the reality is, it can be hard to eat enough fruits and vegetables at any age. According to the CDC, only one in ten adults get the recommended servings—one and a half cups of fruit and two to three cups of vegetables—each day.

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Topics: Nutrition, Health

Dining at Senior Solutions: Nutrition, Community, and Quality

Posted by Senior Solutions Management Group on Sep 1, 2020 8:00:00 AM | 6 minute read

Senior living can be a rewarding and positive experience. Whether you want to take advantage of retirement with independent living or obtain some extra support with assisted living, senior living communities can provide a supportive and engaging environment where you can make new friends and memories.

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Topics: Nutrition, Life in Assisted Living, Senior Solutions

Healthy Meal Prepping Ideas for Breakfast & Dinner

Posted by Senior Solutions Management Group on Apr 1, 2020 8:00:00 AM | 4 minute read

Finding the time to cook a healthy and nutritious meal every day can be challenging. Especially during times where you have to get up and go. Healthy meal prepping can help alleviate stress while giving you a better, healthier diet.

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Topics: Nutrition, Senior Solutions, Health

How to Boost Immune System Naturally in Seniors

Posted by Senior Solutions Management Group on Jan 15, 2020 8:00:00 AM | 4 minute read

Flu season can be treacherous for many, as the CDC predicts that anywhere from 9 million to nearly 50 million people will develop the illness during its season (October to May). However, immunity, our body’s defense system, tends to get weaker with age.

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Topics: Nutrition, Senior Health

Recognizing Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s Disease Development

Posted by Senior Solutions Management Group on Sep 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

With promising research being done, we are learning more and more about Alzheimer’s disease daily. There are many risk factors for the development of Alzheimer’s disease, including genetic factors, but we can pinpoint specific behaviors or lifestyle choices that can further the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Senior Solutions Management Group knows the severity of this disease, and that’s why we would like to share a few tips on recognizing Alzheimer’s disease risk factors.

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Topics: Memory Care, Exercise, Nutrition, Alzheimer's and Dementia, Senior Solutions

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