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Foods That Optimize Health. Fresh Fruits. (3-4 servings per day). Vegetables. (6-9 servings per day). Whole Grains. (5-12 serving per day). Nuts and Seeds. (2 servings per day) Healthy Fats. (1-2 servings per day). Healthy Sweets. (optional) Nutrition 1. Follow…

Calorie restriction means reducing average daily caloric intake without malnutrition or deprivation of essential nutrients. In a fasting diet, a person does not eat at all or severely limits intake during certain times of the day, week, or month. A…

Millions of Americans take care of a family member with a serious health condition. Check below how you can be an effective caregiver while also taking care of your loved one. What is Long Term Care. If you live an…

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of irreversible vision loss in Americans over 65 years of age. 1. It is a progressive eye disease that causes deterioration of the macula—the small, central part of the retina that allows…

As per the CDC, 41% of adults age 65 and older report that they are in good or excellent health. This is good news, considering average life expectancy is on the rise, with many of those 65-year-olds living to celebrate…

Having a caregiver in your home is not your usual social situation and can feel awkward. Navigating the etiquette may be one of the underlying objections to getting a caregiver in your home. So, we’ve broken it down into five…

What is the most common cause of dementia in older people? Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia in older adults. Other dementias include Lewy body dementia, frontotemporal disorders, and vascular dementia. It is common for people to…

You go to the hospital when you are sick or injured and need care. The last thing you expect is that the hospital will make you sicker. But for up to 10 percent of hospital patients, that’s exactly what happens.…

Medicare was created more than half a century ago and it has become an invaluable program that today provides high quality health care at reasonable prices to its approximately 55 million beneficiaries, a group comprising 45 million older and 10…

Benefits:  Juggling jobs, kids and the demands of a busy, modern life often comes at the expense of family mealtime at home. Even though life never seems to slow down, now is the perfect time to renew your commitment to creating…