Senses of taste and smell decrease with age and as a result food is generally less appealing for older people. Here are some tips to make planning meals easier:
1. Consider ordering groceries online or by phone.
2. Use Meals on Wheels or other community services.
3. Serve smaller meals more frequently throughout the day.
4. Serve the largest meal at a time of day when the person in your care is hungriest.
5. Talk to a dietician, doctor, or pharmacist about nutritional supplements for older adults.
While it's not the best idea to leave open flame unattended, If you leave your stove burner on, your house will, in all likelihood, not burn down. And yet, the leading cause of house fires is unattended cooking. So just what is going on here? Read complete article here: http://digg.com/2017/what-happens-if-you-leave-burner-on
Before this day ends, I want to share a tearful reminder of what happened on this day 3 years ago. This is the first time I've seen an interview with this mother so as painful as it is for her to speak about it, she wants her message heard.
If you have a real tree that is still up right now, please do not turn on the lights and please take it down tomorrow.
With warmer than usual weather and a dry winter at hand, Orange County is more prone than usual to wildfires. Make sure your home is prepared for a potential wildfire by taking these necessary precautions.
We all have a roll to play in reducing fire-related fatalities. Are you doing your part?
Smoke alarms save lives, and that's the truth. Make sure your alarms are working: test them every month, change the batteries twice a year and replace devices every 10 years (or as stipulated by the manufacturer). By minimum code you need one alarm on every level of your home -this includes outside sleeping quarters. For more information, or if you have any questions, drop us a line. We're here to help 👌🏼