A further issue is taste, in this case, the taste of sweetness. Most people find sweet tastes enjoyable and emotionally soothing. A well-managed diet for anyone on carbohydrate restriction usually allows some sweetness every now and then. An elderly person in home care has a lifetime of tastes, likes, and even cravings. The caregiver must respect these lifestyle issues. The best way to handle the issue of sweetness properly is to learn as much as you can about the range of sugar and carbohydrate content in foods.