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.
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.
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