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Superfoods for the Senior’s Brain

superfoods-for-the-seniors-brainWhen aging starts, adults are more prone to chronic diseases and weaker immune systems. That is why, as hospice care in Colorado, we need to meet every senior’s nutritional needs. We focus more on the essence of maintaining healthy habits for them.

Most elderly have nutritious diets but are low in vitamin B12. This type of vitamin is very significant as it helps the body produce more red blood cells. The RBC makes sure that the nerve cells function accordingly. Without proper intake of vitamin B12, it can lead to a sequence of health issues.

In GENUINE HOME CARE AGENCY, we integrate foods linked to better brainpower. These are:

  • Green leafy vegetables are rich in vitamin K, lutein, folate, and beta carotene. These will help slow cognitive decline in seniors.
  • Fatty fish are an abundant source of omega-3, fatty acids, healthy unsaturated fats. These are known to lower blood levels of beta-amyloid, which is the protein that forms damaging clumps in the brain especially, in people with Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Berries and their flavonoids help improve memory.

There are still many other foods that are excellent for the brain. Elderly adults are prone to various health issues. That is why it is essential to monitor their nutritional intake.

As private pay in Aurora, Colorado, we ensure that our caregivers help maintain a healthy diet for the elderly. They must take nutrient-rich food that is responsible for their nerve cell functioning.

We provide an array of care services for seniors suffering from chronic illnesses. We are here for those who require assistance with their daily living activities. We also offer respite care for the caregiver’s needs. Learn more about us here on our website. For further concerns, contact us.

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