Nutrition for Seniors

Savor the Flavor of Eating Right

March 15, 2016

Dietitians get excited during March! Not only does it signal the beginning of spring, but March also is National Nutrition Month®. This year’s National Nutrition Month® theme is “Savor the Flavor of Eating Right.” The goal is to remind us to enjoy our food traditions, appreciate the great flavors, tastes and aromas of food, and…

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Improve Your Memory by Remembering These Foods

October 21, 2015
Improve your memory

The old adage “you are what you eat” is truer than most people realize. Many of us have varying degrees of awareness as to how certain foods impact our body’s appearance and performance, but have you ever considered how the food on your dinner plate impacts your mental health? Our brains are incredible machines responsible…

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Fall Prevention, Kitchen Safety Go Hand-in-hand

September 24, 2015
Fall Prevention Kitchen Safety

September is Fall Prevention Awareness Month and the perfect time for older adults and caregivers to use CICOA’s Home Assessment Checklist and Home Safety Tips. The kitchen poses many dangers for young and old alike, but older adults who may not see or hear well or can’t move around very easily are especially susceptible to…

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Tips for Healthy Eating on a Budget

April 15, 2011

We could all use some tips to save a little cash.  It does take a little planning and time to save money on your food budget.  I’ve found this planning makes dinner time more relaxing as well.  Picture yourself getting home from work or other activities and knowing exactly what you are going to fix…

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