SNAP, Food Insecurity and Disparities
Millions of Americans age 50+ rely on the federal anti-hunger program, SNAP. During COVID, food insecurity spiked among communities of color. Our analysis explores solutions.
The Right Way to Freeze Fresh Food for Later
Watch these tips to make the most out of your grocery trips by storing fresh ingredients for later meals. Learn which foods you can freeze and how to reduce freezer burn.
How to Make a Sourdough Starter
Try this easy sourdough starter recipe to make delicious homemade bread and other baked goods from scratch.
Stay at Home With Lifestyle Experts Matt Paxton, Carla Hall and Ty Pennington
AARP welcomed professional organizer Matt Paxton, chef Carla Hall and remodeling expert Ty Pennington to our live Q&A event to address your questions about staying home.
How Can I Get Help Getting Local Food Sources?
Local food delivery is still available. The Eldercare Locator can help you if you’re in need, says Lance Robertson of the Administration for Community Living. Their number is 1-800-677-1116.
The Best Anti-Inflammatory Foods
Many diseases play a role in chronic inflammation throughout your body. Help your body fight inflammation with these healthy foods.
Chef Zarela Martínez Pioneer of Mexican Cooking
Mexican chef Zarela Martínez faces Parkinson’s disease head-on and wins the first round.
Superfoods That Give You a Health Boost
If you're ready to make more nutritious choices on your next shopping trip, you should know which fruits and vegetables provide the most bang for your buck.
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.
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