Food strategies for seniors in home care.

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The information given here is for informational purposes only and is not intended to act as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, treatment, or nutritional guidance.

Food Restrictions: Salt / Sugar / Fats / Gluten / Dairy / Nuts / Fish / Shellfish / Eggs

Soy / Corn / Sulfites / Yeast / Caffeine / Alcohol / Vegetarian / Kosher / Halal

Medical Conditions: Diabetes / Arthritis / Inflammatory Bowel / IBS / Osteoporosis

Migraine / Kidney / High Blood Pressure / Gout / Asthma /  Conflicts with Medications




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In preparing and serving food for a senior in a home care situation, the caregiver must first consider:

food restrictions


diets for specific medical conditions

both of which have extensive sections in ElderEats.

Beyond these important areas, proper general nutrition is essential for the health and well-being of the senior in home care.

The sections that follow give some basic guidelines.

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Protein foods

Non-meat proteins

Animal proteins

Good and bad fats

Best fats

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Foods rich in fiber