Posts in Category: Nutrition

Senior Nutrition

January 31st, 2012

Seniors are at risk of not having their daily nutritional needs met. This can be a result of many factors such as decreased mobility, medication interactions or side effects, cognitive deficits, isolation, climate barriers and mental health issues.

What are …

Home Safety Checklist for Your Aging Parent

February 8th, 2010

Written by: Stephanie Erickson, MSW, PSW, LCSW

It is very scary to know that our parents are living alone in their home as they begin to lose physical and cognitive functioning. We want to respect their decision to remain autonomous …

Can what you eat affect your medication?

October 5th, 2009

Written by Valerie Houghton, RD LD

In the United States, the senior age group accounts for approximately 25% of all prescription drugs being dispensed and according to RX. Magazine, there are more than 140,000 hospital admissions each year in America …

Guest Writer Article: Gluten-Free in Residential Care Facilities

September 1st, 2009

1. Making a decision too quickly:

When your loved one is in the hospital, we often make a quick decision in order to avoid a prolonged stay at the hospital.

Solution: Let the hospital team take the time needed to …

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