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Healthy, Fresh Recipes for Seniors with Vegetables That Carry Health Benefits

These three recipes are easy, quick, and made from veggies that are easy for seniors to grow in a home garden.   (image source)   Gardening is an excellent activity for seniors. It engages the mind and body and provides outdoor time, and the end result is healthy garden-fresh vegetables. Here are three of our … Continue reading Healthy, Fresh Recipes for Seniors with Vegetables That Carry Health Benefits

What You Need to Know About Summer Hydration and Sun Protection for Seniors

Sun protection and proper hydration are key to keeping seniors safe in the summer sun and heat and decreasing their risk of dehydration or heat injury.   (image source)   In the midst of summer, it’s important to know the basics of hydration and sun protection, especially for seniors. Due to age and underlying health … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Summer Hydration and Sun Protection for Seniors

Dehydration and Dementia: 4 Creative Ways to Keep Your Loved One Hydrated

Elderly adults are at a greater risk of dehydration, but dementia brings additional complications. Image Source Dehydration is a serious risk for dementia patients. Dementia has been shown to cause seniors not to drink as much water as they need, which puts them at risk for a number of health issues. Symptoms of dehydration elderly … Continue reading Dehydration and Dementia: 4 Creative Ways to Keep Your Loved One Hydrated