Senior Care: Food poisoning is when food is contaminated with pathogenic bacteria, parasites, viruses, or poisons. It can manifest itself through many symptoms.
High Blood Pressure: If you have high blood pressure, self-care is essential. You're senior may need to get a prescription to lower it.
Dysphagia: means trouble swallowing, and this condition can be dangerous for your senior.
Millions of aging in place older Americans don’t get the daily nutrition their bodies so desperately need to stay healthy. And, one of the main reasons why is a loss of appetite. Unfortunately for many “appetite-challenged” at-home seniors, not taking in enough nutrients eventually starts threatening their freedom and independence.
Many at-home seniors simply lose interest in grocery shopping and meal preparation, and for others the prospect of eating alone just isn’t appetizing. When providing care for an aging in place loved one, it’s oftentimes a struggle to prepare them a healthy meal after your workday is over. What follows are several nutritious meals for seniors you can use that will also save you some valuable time.
Difficulty swallowing food or thin liquids, a condition known as dysphagia, is common within the elderly population. If a senior’s swallowing impairment persists, it can cause aspiration pneumonia, dehydration, and malnutrition. The good news is that there are several delicious and nutritious foods that you can try that should help keep your loved one healthier and happier, while living independently at home.