Diabetes is one of the most pressing health concerns in the United States, currently affecting over 30 million people, and 25% of those diagnosed are 65 years old or older. At Franklin Park Senior Living, we understand that managing diabetes is no easy task, and it can be especially challenging if you are the caregiver of a senior with diabetes.
Unfortunately, senior dining services have been an overlooked aspect in some senior communities and have created many negative rumors considering the quality of food served to residents. In spite of this, dining in senior living communities has greatly improved, and some communities even offer a fine dining experience.
February is American Heart Month – which brings awareness to cardiovascular diseases. Heart disease is the number one killer of both men and women in the United States. Your genes can predispose you to be susceptible to heart disease, but a large determining factor that you do have some control over is your diet. Many Americans still depend on them because of their convenience – especially seniors.