The older we get, the more our taste buds seem to fail us. Foods that used to tantalise are bland, mildly spicy may seem too hot to handle, and so on. It’s also easy to get bored eating the same thing. If you or your elderly loved one lives alone, cooking can be a chore. You may find that preservative-laden, premade meals are easier to fix than your favourite meal just for yourself. Summer is the perfect time to recharge your appetite with the fresh variety of foods available.
Throw off the ho-hum meals of winter and head down to the farmer’s market for some ripe fruits and fresh vegetables. Healthy eating for seniors is critical to maintaining an active lifestyle. One of the outstanding caregivers at Home Instead Senior Care Mississauga can assist you or your aging parent in many tasks such as cooking nutritious food.
We have looked for some tasty meals to recharge your palate. (When choosing new foods, it’s a good idea to keep any diet restrictions in mind.) While the temperatures are high and the produce is bountiful, enjoy these ideas for supper (or even lunch):
Get your family back around the dinner table this summer while cooking nutritious food for your senior. The team at Home Instead Senior Care aids families and their aging loved ones with various resources, including special programs such as Cooking Under Pressure and Sunday Dinner Pledge.
Our team can help you or your elderly parent enjoy healthy eating and a vibrant lifestyle. We also can assist with other senior care services like companionship, respite care, personal care, we also have several tailored service plans to fit you and your family’s needs.
Call us at (905) 276-2273 to schedule a no-obligation, in-home consultation. Learn more about the compassionate, quality home care we deliver each day to families in our Mississauga community.