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.
Native Origins: Clay’s Buffaloaf — AARP
Go back to the roots of traditional native cooking and learn to prepare quick, simple meals that promote wellness. Chef Loretta Barrett Oden shows us how to make a flavorful, low-fat and heart-healthy dish that’s easy to freeze for later.
Watermelon Pops — AARP
Get ready for summer with this Watermelon Pop recipe! Easy to make and one everyone will enjoy. Go ahead and try it and let us know what you think!
Fight to Eliminate Trans Fats Goes Global
The World Health Organization is calling on all nations to rid foods of artificial trans fats in the next five years. In the U.S., the ban on added trans fats takes effect next month.
Why You Should Be Diluting Your Whiskey — AARP
Watering down alcohol usually doesn't make it taste better — unless it's whiskey. Scientists only recently found out why that's true.
District Winery Becomes D.C.'s First 'Urban Winery' - AARP
The Nation's Capital gets its first winery. But where do they get the grapes? Co-founder John Stires and head winemaker Conor McCormack talk about what it takes to make an urban wine.
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