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MIND your diet

November 21, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Can your diet delay the onset of dementia? Researchers are finding that what you eat can be a key part of a brain-healthy lifestyle.

Renowned chef preps for senior living gig

November 17, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A chef who's spent years in France and a career in fine dining will now be dishing up meals at a Tennessee independent living facility.  

CMS proposes new payment models for diabetes prevention and wellness

November 3, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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National Diabetes Awareness month takes on extra meaning as Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator of CMS, pushes for better diabetes care.

Sanjay Gupta on longevity

November 3, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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What's the secret to a long and healthy life? CNN's Chief Medical Officer Sanjay Gupta speaks on health, wellness and longevity at this week's LeadingAge Annual Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Watch for signs of malnutrition

October 5, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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When it comes to malnutrition among older adults, quality matters more than quantity.

A meal with a side of friendship

September 30, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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An outreach program dishes up healthy and tasty eats to help seniors get the nutrients they need and make meal time a not-to-be-missed social affair.  

Dining dilemmas

September 13, 2016  |  Kathleen Mears
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Resident blogger Kathy Mears doesn’t know how meal plans are made, but she knows that when she’s eating simply to eat and not for enjoyment, the food doesn’t taste as delicious. 

More families say no to feeding tubes for advanced dementia

September 12, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Increasing awareness about the stages of advanced dementia can help families make more informed decisions on tube feeding.

Dementia-friendly dining

August 15, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Industry innovators are pushing the meal ticket far beyond fish sticks and apple slices.

FDA recommends reducing sodium intake

June 2, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued draft guidance to reduce sodium intake to 2,300 milligrams per day. One in three Americans has high blood pressure, a risk factor for heart disease and stroke. 

Studying the brain on the MIND diet

April 25, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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The National Institute of Aging is funding a study to see whether the Mediterranean-DASH Diet Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay (MIND) diet is an effective strategy to slow cognitive decline and reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.  

A short stack a day may keep the Alzheimer's away

March 29, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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New studies show eating blueberries improved brain function and activity in people with mild cognitive impairment. Pure maple syrup may prevent the formation of brain plaque and fibrillation of beta amyloid proteins. All of which is to say: eat to your health...

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