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The True Value of Home Care for Veterans in Need as Winter Looms

Care for Aging Veterans in Faith NC: Home Care for Winter

Even though we are moving into the second month of autumn, and we still have two more months of fall, winter across much of the country is already starting to rear its cold, frustrating head, so to speak. For veterans, especially elderly veterans who require assistance or who are dealing with limited mobility, winter could…

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The Most Underutilized Supplement for Older Individuals

Senior Nutrition and Wellness: The Most Underutilized Supplement for Older Individuals

Senior Nutrition and Wellness: Creatine has been a staple for athletes and bodybuilders for decades. It’s been proven to help improve the effects of resistance training such as more lean mass, better strength gains, and overall improved muscle function. Creatine is a fuel source that is used for very short durations of physical exertion. The body relies on several different energy sources.

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Do This Around Meal Time and Lose Fat – Part 2

Senior Nutrition & Wellness: Last weeks part 1 focused on cinnamon, apple cider vinegar, protein, and almonds. Hopefully, you’ve given these dietary additions a try and will slowly start seeing some positive results. Being able to change your habits over the long term will make your weight loss more consistent and sustainable. Hopefully, you found the pointers helpful and in this week’s part 2 we’ll keep examining a few more tricks you can implement to seamlessly consume fewer calories or get a more favorable response from the food you eat.

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Do This Around Meal Time and Lose Fat – Part 1.

Senior Nutrition & Wellness: Do This Around Meal Time and Lose Fat - Part 1.

Senior Nutrition & Wellness: Counting calories can be tedious, inaccurate, and not the solution for weight loss for some people. Most everyone would like to lose a few or many pounds for health, vanity, and various reasons. Most people are successful in the short term and then slowly regain their lost weight. The key is to find a deeply ingrained habit that aligns with your fitness goals. Making changes to your daily routine can be hard and most interventions don’t stick for the long term. Having to rely on motivation to reach your goals is not a long-term solution. Motivation fades over time and that is where a solid habit will keep you on pace.

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Benefits of Strength Training for Seniors

Senior Nutrition & Wellness: Strength training is very important for all populations and especially for seniors. Getting older can make a lot of chores and daily tasks a lot more difficult due to a common decrease in strength. There are many ways that you can fight this decrease in strength, maintain as much independence as possible, and live a much more fulfilling life. Staying strong makes everything easier. Walking up the stairs, taking the trash out, buying groceries, fixing things around the house, helping friends move, cleaning up your house, and so on and so on. This is directly affected by how strong and physically capable you are.

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How Fiber Will Make You Healthier

Senior Nutrition and Wellness: Most people know that fiber is very important for your health. The most commonly heard benefit from fiber is that it helps keep your bowel movements regular. This is very important, however, fiber has many more effects on your body. It can help you lose weight, fight off colds, control blood sugar, improve cholesterol, and increase satiety after a meal.

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Evaluating a Home Care Professional’s Performance

Home Care for Seniors in Rockwell NC: Evaluating Performance

You want the best for your family. We all look out for the safety and well-being of our children, siblings, spouse, aging parent, and many others. When somebody needs home care support, we may be reluctant to look into this option because we have various preconceived notions about it. When you finally realize that home…

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