Diet and Nutrition

There is No Single Obesity Treatment

We know our seniors are some of the highest risk individuals for the Coronavirus. Now It’s looking like obesity may be the second-highest risk factor. Although many people are saying obesity is particularly risky in the younger population, combining the two top risk factors is a recipe for a very bad outcome. That’s why it’s …

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Ever Hear of Chronobiology? It’s About Time You Did

Me neither. Until recently. When I did hear about it, I liked what I heard. Especially when we’re talking about care for the elderly. Chronobiology seems kind of new. When I went to a dictionary website, here’s what I found for a definition: “The science or study of the effect of time, especially rhythms, on …

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Sugar Hurts Your Immune System – Is It True?

It’s very easy to think sugar hurts your overall health. Therefore, you would think sugar hurts your immune system. I thought the same thing as I did my research. What I found surprised me. The two main studies that popped up over and over again were from 1973 and 1984. There doesn’t seem to be …

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Our Nutrition and Health Program for Seniors Kicks Off [Video]

We are proud to announce that we just hired two PhD Nutritionists to train our caregivers in nutrition and health for seniors. They will be working with our caregivers over the next several months. They will show our caregivers how to prepare very healthy meals for our residents. At a Paradise for Parents we consider …

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7 Encouraging Developments in Dementia Treatment

Although we’re still a long way from a cure for the various forms of Dementia, there are some encouraging signs. Dementia treatment has come a long way in recent years. And we need more and more new treatments. According to the World Health Organization, another 10 million people a day receive a dementia diagnosis. Currently …

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Nutritious foods can really improve senior's health

9 (Unusual) Nutrient Dense Foods for Older Adults

We see many residents come into our assisted living homes with chronic health conditions. They have lists of medications prescribed by their doctors that help treat these conditions. Yet many of them have no recommendations for diet. We believe a diet full of nutrient dense foods will also help. Many of those chronic conditions are …

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Juicing for Seniors: 28 Days to the End of Chronic Diseases? [Video]

Generally, it’s pretty tough to convince people to eat lots of fruits and vegetables. Sure, they will eat a little side salad. Or a banana in the morning. Or an apple and other fruits here and there. With seniors it’s particularly tough. As we age, we lose some of our appetite. Older people have the …

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A Testimonial for Our Goodyear and Surprise Assisted Living Homes

Recently one of our families gave us this testimonial. It was for one of our Surprise assisted living homes. I just wanted to highlight it for several reasons. The testimonial embodied what we are trying to achieve with all our Goodyear and Surprise assisted living homes. “A Paradise for Parents Banff Ln is an outstanding …

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5 Scary Facts about Consuming Processed Food

When was the last time you had an entirely wholesome meal? No canned food, no prepackaged products, and purely from farm-to-table ingredients? An average American consumes mostly processed foods – or foods that are made with synthetic chemicals, GMOs, salt, and other ingredients that aren’t beneficial for you. In fact, a study published in 2017 …

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6 Delicious Senior Meal Delivery Services Near Surprise & Goodyear

As we age our ability to get around decreases. Many elderly people find it more and more difficult to make food in their home or ear out in a restaurant. That’s where senior meal delivery businesses come in. We are blessed in the Surprise and Goodyear, Arizona area to have a wide choice of senior …

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7 Simplest Ways To Make Easy Meals for Seniors

  As we get older, mealtime can sometimes become more of a chore than an enjoyable experience. If we struggle to get around the kitchen or to prep ingredients, it can leave us feeling frustrated. When you’re frustrated it becomes harder to eat healthy. Frustration could cause you to resort to unhealthy, carbohydrate and sodium-loaded …

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11 Top Vitamin B12 Benefits for Seniors

Our bodies don’t make Vitamin B12. But the Vitamin B12 benefits are large. We need to absorb it from supplements or from eating animal products (meat, dairy, fish). As we age, it becomes harder and harder to absorb Vitamin B12. Read this article to see what you can do to protect yourself from B12 deficiency and enjoy the benefits of this wonderful vitamin.

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5 Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet for Seniors – With Case Studies to Prove It

It’s always important to eat healthy.  As we approach our golden years, it is especially important. Most of our favorites – the fatty, sweet, fried, and calorie-dense food – are the ones seniors should eliminate. They are the root causes of many diseases. Eating healthy is the key to keeping our bodies at its prime even …

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How Exercise Helps Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes develops when the body is unable to respond properly to insulin, causing a rise of glucose (sugar) in the bloodstream. Regular physical exercise helps Diabetes and reduces the symptoms. When combined with proper nutrition, along with diabetes medications, Diabetics can really help control and possibly recover from the disease. Encouraging your elderly …

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Here at a Paradise for Parents, we concentrate on improving the health of our residents. We have four assisted living homes, three right off Greenway road in Surprise, AZ and one in Goodyear, AZ.

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PO Box 7521
Surprise, AZ 85374
(623) 295-9890
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