North River Home Care Blog

The Senior Malnutrition Crisis

Remember Sunday dinners at Grandma’s house, when the whole family came together around the table to share a hearty meal, conversations, and laughter? Sadly, with many families now living at a distance from their older loved ones, and with so many pressing needs pulling us in different directions, it’s difficult to continue this tradition – and it may be just one of the many factors contributing to the dramatic increase in senior malnutrition.

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North River Home Care’s Top Tips for Eating Right After a Cancer Diagnosis

A healthy diet is important for everyone, but doubly so following a cancer diagnosis. Proper nutrition can help cancer patients gain the strength they need to endure chemotherapy treatments, defend against infections, prevent body tissue from breaking down, and rebuild tissue. Eating well can also help patients cope with any side effects of cancer treatments and may even be able to help them handle higher doses of certain drugs.

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Home Health Care – Nutritional Advice

Many of us do not get the proper nutrition that our bodies require from the foods that we consume. In general, most people do not maintain a healthy and well balanced diet from which the nutrients could be derived. Failing to do this could result in a number of adverse health effects due to vitamin deficiencies within the body –

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Elder Nutrition

I saw this article on and thought it was a great overview of a common problem with the elderly, it’s not just eating poorly, it’s a lack of interest in food. The original article can be found by clicking here

Ten Reasons Why Your Parent May Not Be Eating Properly…and What To Do About It By Leonard J.

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