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The physical limitations of aging often make shopping, cooking and dining a challenge for many seniors who want to stay healthy.

Cooking Under Pressure

The Home Instead Senior Care® network is arming seniors and family caregivers with nutrition resources for healthy aging.

Pay close attention to warning signs that your senior loved one is not getting proper nutrition.

10 Warning Signs of Poor Senior Nutrition

So how do you know if your senior's diet fits the bill? These 10 warning signs are red flags that may signal a potential problem.

Home Instead Senior Care® research reveals that caring for an older person who has three or more nutritional risk factors is tied to increased stress levels.

Feeling the Heat: Caregivers Under Pressureā„ 

Family caregivers are feeling the heat in the kitchen in more ways than one. Home Instead Senior Care® research reveals that caring for an older person who has three or more nutritional risk factors is tied to increased stress levels.

Review store ads, clip coupons and organize them at home. You'll save money, time and hassle at the checkout stand.

Getting Organized

Before seniors and their family caregivers think about the types of healthy meals they need to prepare, they must first overcome the obstacles of shopping. Here are some tips to help make a caregiver's next trip to the grocery store a successful one.

A great source of soluble fiber, oatmeal has been shown to help lower blood cholesterol and may reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke.

Being Prepared

They may seem like common staples for any healthy diet, but the following 12 foods hold special nutritional value for seniors. These items are also versatile enough to be used in a variety of recipes.

Whole wheat blueberry pancakes

Breakfast Recipes

Try these tasty recipes to start your senior loved one's day off right.

Chicken salad

Lunch Recipes

Lunch doesn't have to always be between two slices of bread. Keep it interesting with salads and something a little different.

Rice pudding

Lite Fare Recipes

Try these nutritious treats for anything from a lite breakfast to a late-night snack.

Chicken cannelloni

Dinner Recipes

Banish boring dinners with tempting and full-flavored entrees that are healthy, too.

Tiramisu

Dessert Recipes

Yes, dessert can be part of a nutritious meal. Why skip a sweet ending when it's so easy to make a fabulous dessert with wholesome ingredients.

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