Modifying Food Textures
When caring for someone who has trouble swallowing or chewing, preparing meals can be difficult. This video provides tips for family caregivers on ideal food choices and cooking methods that can make the situation easier.
It is often necessary to modify meal preparation when caring for someone with conditions such as high blood pressure, congestive heart failure and kidney disease. Reducing sodium from salt is a key element to that preparation.
G-Tube Feeding Guidelines
The thought of managing a gastrostomy tube, or G-tube, at home can be scary. This video streamlines the process and offers tips and techniques to aid both the person and the family caregiver managing this challenging situation.
Helping to Feed Persons with Dementia
Determining the best approach to maximize food intake for those with Alzheimer’s or related dementias can be a challenge. Every person and situation can be different. This video demonstrates helpful techniques.
Managing Low Appetite
Low appetite is a common issue that can arise when caring for someone. It can be challenging for family caregivers, and frustrating for the person who doesn’t feel like eating. This video provides suggestions on some ways to manage this situation.
Choosing a healthy diet is an important part of maintaining the overall well-being of family caregivers and those they care for. This video provides tips and offers meal suggestions that are cost effective and easy to prepare at home.
Denise Austin: You Did It, Now Keep Moving!
The Fit and Fun Challenge is coming to an end, but don’t stop exercising! Here’s where to find beginner-friendly moves that you can do at home.
Denise Austin: 5 Strength-Training Moves to Complement Your Walk
Adding some muscle can make you a better, faster walker and help burn more calories.
Denise Austin: Transform Your Walk Into a Full-Body Workout
Walking burns calories, lifts your heart rate and boosts metabolism — and with a few added steps, it can also help tone your arms and core.
Denise Austin: How to Make Walking a Habit
There are many ways to keep walking fun and interesting. Find out how you can make your walking routine work for you.
Denise Austin: There’s a Right Way to Walk
Walking is a great way to exercise, but using improper technique can catch up to you over time. Find out how you can get the most out of your walk.
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