Realizing how the aging process affects the entire nutritional spectrum from taste to socialization can help seniors and caregivers build a healthier eating lifestyle
Los Angeles (PRWEB) September 9, 2009
In conjunction with Healthy Aging Month, the Senior Care Podcast by LivHOME has released Episode 16 -- Nutrition for Seniors.
In the new episode, Mary Beth Hardy, LivHOME's Midwest Regional Director, discusses the importance of good nutrition and how caregivers can help their senior clients achieve it.
Hardy, who has degrees in public health and nursing, explains how physical changes related to aging can make food less palatable. She suggests mealtime rituals and foods that can improve seniors' diets, and also shares some personal recommendations for creating tasty, nutritious meals.
"Realizing how the aging process affects the entire nutritional spectrum from taste to socialization can help seniors and caregivers build a healthier eating lifestyle," says Hardy.
The episode can be found at the podcast's homepage (http://www.livhome.com/podcast). Listeners can subscribe via RSS feed, email or through the iTunes store. Nutrition for Seniors has a runtime of 18 minutes, 15 seconds.
LivHOME is the nation's largest provider of professionally led at-home care for seniors. The company is dedicated to finding solutions that enable older adults to remain in their homes as long as possible. Based in Los Angeles, LivHOME delivers high quality at-home care throughout California as well as Arlington, Va., Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Minneapolis/St. Paul, and Silver Spring, Md.
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