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A professional caregiver has some helpful tips for boomers worrying about their parents' diets. A 2010 research study by the Geneva University Hospital in Switzerland actually reveals that a properly stocked refrigerator can make a major difference in an ill parent’s health. To ensure that your aging parent is getting the best diet without constant supervision, keep reading for a list of refrigerator staples...
Vouchers for fruits and vegetables are being distributed by the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) starting on July 11th. Through its Senior Farmer's Market Nutrition Program, eligible older adults can receive $20 worth of vouchers for use at certified Farmer's Markets throughout Philadelphia. In addition to improving the diet of many low-income people, this program increases the awareness of sources of fresh produce in local communities. To learn about eligibility and where to get vouchers,
An Online Resource for Caregivers
The Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly has launched CaregiverGPS – The Elder’s Advocate, a web-based resource to help caregivers make decisions about elder care. The website offers several interactive tools to help provide a customized experience for individuals facing a critical transition point in the care of a loved one and provides unbiased guidance based on a caregiver’s unique situation. Caregivers in need of further assistance can also utilize CARIE OnLINE, or contact a CARIE LINE counselor at (215) 545-5728.