Nutritional Wellness

What we put in our bodies can have a serious impact on the way we feel and on our physical well-being.  Check out the resources below for help with planning healthy meals and snacks.

Food for the Brain. Focuses on the relationship between nutrition and brain health (from Food for the Brain Foundation).  
Healthy Eating. Webpage focuses on up-to-date news and articles related to healthy eating for older adults. (National Institute on Aging)
Healthy Eating While Caregiving. Tips and recipes to keep you going and to simplify your life (AARP).
Nutrition and Aging. Looks at the relationship between aging and nutrition and offers strategies for managing changes (Colorado State University Extension).  
Nutrition and Healthy Aging. Article focuses on nutritional strategies for preventing/modifying diabetes, osteoporosis/osteopenia, and heart disease. (National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability)
Quick & Health Thanksgiving Recipes for Caregivers. Three yummy recipes from the Respite Care Association of Wisconsin: Sammy’s Famous Sheet Pan Thanksgiving Dinner, Sheet Pan Herb-Roasted Turkey and Cranberry Pecan Stuffing, and Crockpot Turkey Breast with Herbs. Happy Thanksgiving!