Diet & Nutrition

Tender Hearts Cincinnati Home Care Team on January 24th, 2013

It is just as important for elderly people to eat a balanced diet as it is at any other age. In fact, as we age we are usually less active and require fewer calories each day. For this reason, it is important to make every calorie count. Elderly people need to eat a healthy and […]

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Tender Hearts Cincinnati Home Care Team on May 17th, 2010

By Michael A. Keys, MD Dr. Keys is a geriatric psychiatrist, Adjunct Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, and Director of The Senior Health Program at the Lindner Center of HOPE, Mason, Ohio. A couple of years ago, my wife posted her New Year’s resolution on the refrigerator: […]

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Tender Hearts Cincinnati Home Care Team on February 15th, 2010

It is very important for the caregiver to know about what the client or loved one can or cannot eat. Whether they live in their home or in an assisted living facility, caregivers should learn several diets to be able to assist the elderly. Among these types of diet one can find: low-cholesterol diets, low-in-salt […]

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Tender Hearts Cincinnati Home Care Team on November 15th, 2009

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Tender Hearts Cincinnati Home Care Team on October 26th, 2009

Consuming the recommenced amounts of fruits and vegetables in our daily diets can make the difference between sickness and health. There are so many vitamins and nutrients that our bodies need contained within these simple foods. As we age, the caloric and nutritional intake that our bodies need to maintain proper function can fluctuate a […]

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Marc Duroe on August 14th, 2009

Despite all the warnings we have received in recent times regarding limiting our caffeine intake, it still remains the drug of choice among people today. Most Americans, on average, consume three and a half cups of coffee per day. The average number of caffeinated soft drinks such as soda that people consume is thought to […]

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Tender Hearts Cincinnati Home Care Team on August 9th, 2009

Cooking for one can be challenging and expensive Motivation to cook a balanced meal for one’s self coupled with the natural physical limitations related to aging can make preparing meals monotonous and even challenging for a senior. Cooking a meal that’s both appetizing and nutritional is quite an undertaking when you figure in the time […]

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Tender Hearts Cincinnati Home Care Team on August 9th, 2009

Senior Citizens See Almost 40% Drop in Dementia Risk with Moderate Alcohol Drinking Study of seniors age 75 and older confirms benefits of alcohol in preventing dementia that had been proven for middle aged adults More

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Tender Hearts Cincinnati Home Care Team on August 9th, 2009

Are you a caregiver? Helping a loved one or friend by cooking or buying food for them? We have brought you here some interesting information so you, the caregiver, might be able to influence someone’s diet to be more health. Most of us have struggled with the scales at some point in our lives. We […]

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Tender Hearts Cincinnati Home Care Team on April 28th, 2009

You may not have given this much thought, but as specialists in in-home care providers, we think you should know that as you move into your golden years, your dietary needs change as your body changes. You may already take special care about what you eat by being sure to eat a well-balanced diet represented […]

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