Have you noticed changes in your body after consuming caffeine? Do you get a headache, develop nervousness, or get dizzy? Does your heart feel like it is racing or beating abnormally? It is possible you have taken in too much caffeine and your body is letting you know about it. Many people who live life at breakneck speeds rely on coffee, soda, tea, and energy drinks to get them through the day. As you slow down your lifestyle and retire, your daily habit may be setting your body on edge and resulting in sleepless nights, among other things. Depending on your coffee or soda to get you through the day is no way to spend the best years of your life.
Break your caffeine habit to enjoy better sleep and overall wellness. Healthy eating for seniors begins by making good choices. The professional PSWs (Personal Support Workers) at Home Instead Senior Care Mississauga understand this. They are highly trained to help make you nutritious food that enhances your diet and enables you to stay fit.
Aging in place on your own terms requires making decisions that on the surface seem hard, but the rewards quickly outstrip the sacrifice. Reducing or eliminating caffeine and soda is one of them. Here are three tips to get you started:
Beat caffeine withdrawal symptoms when you reduce your intake gradually and have the support of a trained caregiver from Home Instead Senior Care. Our team can help you or your aged parent take the needed steps to regain their health through healthy eating. We can help with cooking healthy meals, personal care, in home care, and a variety of other services. We 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 senior care we deliver each day to families in our Mississauga community.
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