Living Longer, Stronger Lives

The goal for most of us is not to simply to live longer lives, but to continue to live healthier, more engaged, more vibrant lives. Groundbreaking scientific studies now reveal that only about 30-35% of the chronic diseases we acquire are genetically based. This is really big news, because it means that approximately 70% of diseases that afflict us can be avoided by making good choices about our health and our lifestyles. What can be

Changing the Life of Seniors, One Delicious Meal at a Time!

There are many options when looking for help for Seniors that desire to age in place. As we grow older, good nutrition is important but may cause a challenge to aging adults. Getting to the grocery store alone can be an obstacle, as well as having the mobility to actually prepare nutritious meals on a daily basis. Although some delivery services like Meals on Wheels are convenient, they are not customized to the individuals tastes

Senior Meals Provide Nutrition and Community Support

Cooking for one or even two, presents challenges as we age. It can be difficult to shop and prepare healthy, well-balanced meals on a daily basis. Did you know the Older Americans Act provides grants to State and community senior organizations to help provide a healthy, well-balanced meals for older adults? Through the Community dining and home delivered meal programs, seniors struggling with isolation and loneliness or those who have difficulty buying or preparing meals

Senior Meals Provide Nutrition and Community Support

Cooking for one or even two, presents challenges as we age. It can be difficult to shop and prepare healthy, well-balanced meals on a daily basis. Did you know the Older Americans Act provides grants to State and community senior organizations to help provide a healthy, well-balanced meals for older adults? Through the Community dining and home delivered meal programs, seniors struggling with isolation and loneliness or those who have difficulty buying or preparing meals

Food Insecurity: A Growing Concern for Older Adults

The USDA defines food insecurity as a state in which “consistent access to adequate food is limited by a lack of money and other resources at times during the year.” Other ways to think of this can include being hungry, faced by the threat of hunger or struggling to avoid hunger. In the span of 10 years (2001 to 2011), the percentage of older adults experiencing food insecurity increased by 88 percent according to a

Good Nutrition Cannot Be Overlooked

Did you know that seniors’ walking speed is directly related to longevity and that proper nutrition is important for seniors’ to maintain good ambulatory balance? Recent studies have demonstrated that good nutrition is vital for seniors to live happier and safer.  Yet, it is also common to find seniors eating poorer diets as they age.  This leads to a more sedentary lifestyle because a person just may not have the energy to move about much.