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Food and drink gift guide 2016 for grandparents and older parents

... looked for gifts that would suit people with different outlooks, from those who'd love to learn a new culinary skill to those who don't cook anymore. Still stuck for ideas? Find more inspiration in our 2016 Christmas gift guide for parents and grandparents. Learning home baking ...

Introducing Joseph Pip – a superior meals delivery service

... are unappetising, high in additives and unsurprisingly get a pretty bad press. At When They Get Older we have relatives who no longer cook or have suddenly been faced with preparing their own meals for the first time. Many have simply refused to contemplate delivered or supermarket ...

Food for thought - healthy eating tips for ageing palates

... Food for thought- healthy eating tips for ageing palates healthy eating, nutritional value, fresh food, ready-meal, cooking, cancer Home-style catering expert and fresh food advocate Janice Caluori offers advice on preparing nutritious meals that appeal to the changing tastes that come with age ...

How to keep your parent's fridge fresh and organised

... How to keep your parent's fridge fresh and organised nutritional value, healthy eating, cooking We're always told to watch what we eat but when it comes to our parent's diet we can't always be around to ensure they're getting the nutrients they need or that their fridge ...

Ready meals for the elderly - what's on the menu?

... Ready meals for the elderly- what's on the menu? ready-meal, healthy eating, vegetarian When your parent can no longer cook for themself it's difficult to know what options are available to cater for their nutritional needs and specific tastes. Aside from cooking up portions ...

Why eating well is important in dementia

... Why eating well is important in dementia dementia, alzheimer's, cooking, healthy eating, We're seeing new advice almost every day on how to prevent or delay dementia. It's hard to know what to do for the best. A new review has taken a look ...

How to make household tasks easier for elderly parents

... How to make household tasks easier for elderly parents mobility, independence, cooking Andrew Atkinson, Managing Director of Mobility Smart an online independent living store- advises us on tools to help your parent manage at home if they have strength or mobility issues.Here are a few ...

How to help your elderly parent avoid malnutrition

... may begin to insist on dining alone, decline dinner invites or lose weight because their swallowing difficulty has caused an aversion to eating. Cooking your parent softer foods, smaller portions or ordering meals specifically designed for those with swallowing issues can help to combat adverse swallowing symptoms ...

How tradition makes living with dad the obvious choice

... than for us to move back to live with his father. Dad was a hard- working man but had no idea how to cook and run a home- that had always been mum's job! I agreed without hesitation. Embedded in our Asian culture is the ...

A focus on vitamin D – how the "sunshine" vitamin can improve health

... for a variety of reasons. A reliance on processed and convenience foods means our diet often lacks the key nutrients our bodies need. Cooking can also deplete vital vitamins and minerals from foods. As examples, vitamin C and chromium are easily destroyed by food cooking and ...