Healthy Snacking 101 for Seniors

You know you're going to snack. We all do! So you might as well make that snack help your health. It's possible, and it can be delicious. "Reach for snacks that combine 2-3 food groups - fruit, vegetables, whole grains, lean protein, low-fat dairy, and healthy fats - and are satisfying," says nutritionist Maryann Jacobsen, RD. You may be surprised…
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Preventing urinary tract infections (UTI) in the elderly

Definition A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection in any part of your urinary system — your kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. Most infections involve the lower urinary tract — the bladder and the urethra. Symptoms Urinary tract infections don't always cause signs and symptoms, but when they do they may include: A strong, persistent urge to urinate A…
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