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HEALTHY EATING AS WE AGE

HEALTHY EATING AS WE AGE

As we get older, we need fewer calories, but our need for nutrients remains the same and even increases in some cases. This makes meal planning important. Here are some tips on eating well:

  1. Eat balanced meals from the four food groups, every day
  2. Eat less sugar
  3. Eat less fat and salt
  4. Choose whole grain and fresh fruit and vegetables

Learn more about healthy eating:

Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide: www.healthcanada.gc.ca/
Or call: 1-866-225-0709

Dietitians of Canada: www.Dietitions.ca/

Active Living Coalition For Older Adults: www.alcoa.ca/

Early Signs of Alzheimer’s

EARLY SIGNS OF ALZHEIMER’S

Learn to recognize the early symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

www.ow.ly/lb6M30aXUH4/

Whatever Floats Your Boat

WATER AEROBIC YOUR WAY TO BETTER HEALTH

Water aerobics is an awesome way to workout.  Its’ non-impact resistance is a great way to ease aches and pains and to help recover from injury or surgery.

www.miami.cbslocal.com/2017/04/17/water-aerobics-keeps-seniors-moving-provides-therapeutic-benefits/

 

Spring Cleaning Safety for Seniors

SPRING CLEANING SAFETY TIPS FOR SENIORS

With the spring season underway, we all know what that means; it’s time to do some spring cleaning!

This is a great time to get organized, especially after spending the chilly winter months indoors. There is nothing like the warm, sunny weather to motivate us.  But, the key focus for spring cleaning is safety.

See the website below for a full article on top tips for seniors on how to go about your spring cleaning to do list.

5 TOP CLEANING TIPS
And, while you are at it, take time to fall-proof your home
5 TOP FALL-PROOFING TIPS

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