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  1. Maintaining a Healthy Appetite

    Not having an appetite is a frustrating problem for people who are underweight, or losing weight when they don’t want to. You know it's important to eat a variety of foods to maintain your health as you get older, but it's hard to eat when you’re not hungry or food isn't appealing. There are many re

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  2. Help a Loved One Eat Right

    It may take a little work to figure out what's keeping your loved one from eating, but once you do, you can help. Two experts -- Mary Fennell Lyles, MD, and geriatrics dietitian Dixie Yow, RD, offer these tips to make sure your loved one is getting the nutrition they need.    "You have to investigat

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  3. Power-Packed Recipes for Maximum Nutrition

    Eating right is important no matter what age you are. You can feel better, have more energy, reduce the risk of disease and stay healthy by choosing nutrient-rich foods -- whatever your age.    As you get older, eating well becomes more challenging. You need fewer calories and those calories need to

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  4. Help a Loved One Eat Right to Recover From Illness

    When a senior is sick or recovering from an injury, it's important for them to eat a healthy diet. Getting enough calories from nutritious foods can help their recovery. It will help their bodies heal and give them the mental and physical energy they need. "The most important thing is to ensure that

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  5. Help for Eating Problems

    When dental pain, an upset stomach, or a dry mouth makes eating difficult, mealtime can feel more like a chore than a joy. It can be frustrating if you’re no longer able to enjoy some of the foods you’re used to eating. And you may worry about how to get all the nutrition you need. But, with a few s

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  6. Eating to Control Diabetes and Blood Sugar

    What you eat -- and when you eat it -- can affect your blood sugar levels. These food tips, in addition to following your doctor’s advice, can help keep your blood sugar levels in check. "When you’ve spent a lifetime developing eating habits, you can't just flip a switch and change them overnight,"

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  7. Getting Help: Meals Delivered at Home

    Having meals delivered at home can be handy for nearly everyone -- no matter your age, income level, or mobility. These days, there are many options for meal delivery, from Meals on Wheels to gourmet meal delivery. So whether you’re just too busy to cook, or a medical condition makes preparing meals

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  8. Live Healthy on a Retirement Budget

    You can keep your healthy habits going on a retirement budget. Here’s how. You might think this costs a lot, but it can be really inexpensive, says AARP savings expert Jeff Yeager, author of How to Retire the Cheapskate Way. "Many of the healthiest foods we should be eating happen to cost the least

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  9. 7 Brain Boosters to Prevent Memory Loss

    Aging is a part of life, but there are plenty of things you can try to help keep your memory sharp. Exercise regularly. It's one of the best things you can do to help prevent age-related memory loss. Moving boosts blood flow to your brain and helps nerve cells in the part of brain that controls your

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  10. Fitness for Life

    Get active. It's one of the best things you can do for yourself. “Exercise is an antidote to aging," says Barry A. Franklin, PhD. He is director of cardiac rehabilitation and exercise labs at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Mich. A well-rounded routine, as part of a healthy lifestyle, may help you a

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