Senior Housing Connection

Winter Health Watch

Friday, January 22, 2016

Winter Health Watch At Parkwood Heights Senior Living Campus Elders are a lot more sensitive to the cold and often neglect some essentials during the winter. You can help keep them healthy and happy by just paying attention to a few life essentials. Sunlight The golden r [READ MORE]

EAT HEALTHY THROUGH THE HOLIDAY SEASON

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Provided by: Marsha Fuller, RD, CDN, Dietary Consultant for Parkwood Heights Senior Living The holiday season is a time to celebrate with family and friends. Sometimes, for many it becomes a time for over-eating and weight gain. According to the National Institutes of Health, holiday eat [READ MORE]

THE HIDDEN DANGERS OF EATING ALONE

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

(http://www.parkwoodheights.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/imagesCA6IX3BP4.jpg) In this fast-paced world, few families make time to eat together anymore. And because eating alone—and on the go—is becoming more common, nutrition usually suffers. That may be especially true for senior [READ MORE]

A TABLE FOR ONE: THE HIDDEN DANGERS OF EATING ALONE

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

(http://www.parkwoodheights.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/imagesCA6IX3BP2.jpg) In this fast-paced world, few families make time to eat together anymore. And because eating alone—and on the go—is becoming more common, nutrition usually suffers. That may be especially true for senior [READ MORE]

IS POPCORN A HEALTH FOOD?

Friday, April 06, 2012

By Alice Park | @aliceparkny | March 26, 2012 Popcorn Is Packed with Antioxidants Don’t discount the health benefits of popcorn — it’s full of fiber and, according to a new analysis, antioxidants too. Not quite, but according to a new analysis, you shouldn’t be so [READ MORE]

OVEREATING MAY BE LINKED TO MEMORY LOSS

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Thanks to Maty’s Health Products for giving me this article and Amanda Gardner for posting it. Older people who consume a diet very high in calories may be increasing their risk of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), the memory loss and mental-function problems that sometimes precede Alzh [READ MORE]