How Quality Home Care Services from Visiting Angels Can Help Seniors in Englewood, OH and Surrounding Areas Enjoy Proper Nutrition
In-Home Care from Visiting Angels of Englewood, OH Can Help Your Senior Loved One Eat Healthy with Meal Planning and Preparation
As we age, it is expected that we will be less able to take care of ourselves, and you may be considering a professional in-home caregiver for assistance, specifically with meal preparation. If you are curious if this is a good idea, you should first consider three questions to answer about the aging adult:
- Are they able to provide themselves with proper and nutritional meals daily?
- Can they perform meal preparation on their own?
- Is this aging senior able to feed themselves?
If you answered no to these questions, you should reach out to Visiting Angels Englewood as soon as possible about bringing in a professional caregiver.
Aging adults have many factors working against them when they are trying to prepare and consume nutritious meals. Typically, older adults have issues with their appetite, medication side effects, chronic conditions, and mobility issues. When these issues arise in seniors, they usually begin consuming a lot of junk food or food that is heavily processed. When these types of foods are consumed, it can cause an intense toll on seniors' health, which they probably cannot afford when they may be facing several chronic conditions or be generally in poor health and weak.
A healthy and proper diet is the best way to improve existing chronic conditions and stave off potential ones. A healthy diet can also leave a positive impact on one's mood and energy levels. Seniors can significantly improve their quality of life by simply indulging in a healthy diet. Similarly, seniors with a poor diet can create debilitating illnesses like diabetes and high blood pressure or cholesterol. Sadly, this can also cause seemingly unrelated diseases worse.
How Our In-Home Caregivers Help Seniors Eat Healthy
If you find yourself concerned with a loved one's diet, you are in luck-- Visiting Angels can assist with meal preparation and planning. We have a team of in-home caregivers who work to make sure their clients indulge in a healthy diet that follows the doctors' recommendations. Most doctors' orders that our caregivers follow include a well-balanced diet full of foods packed with nutrients like whole grains, lean meats, fruits, vegetables, and superfoods.
Visiting Angels of Englewood can also help your loved one with:
Fluid intake reminders
Planning meals for the week
If you want to learn more about Visiting Angel's meal preparation services, reach out to our Englewood, OH office today.
To learn more about our quality home health care services, please contact our Englewood, OH office today! We are happy to be of assistance!
Serving Eaton, Germantown, Brookville, Vandalia, Huber Heights, and Oxford Areas
Visiting Angels ENGLEWOOD, OH15 W National Rd #1
Englewood, OH 45322