Eating for health
As you age, your dietary needs change. You may find that food tastes different, you eat less, or are better able to recognize the foods that no longer agree with you. Along with these changes, many find cooking for one a hassle. Yet, maintaining healthy eating habits is vital to help prevent disease and diminishment of muscle and bone density.
According to the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, healthy eating has numerous factors for success:
We lose muscle mass and burn less calories as we enter the Golden Years; therefore, eating well is paramount to staying healthy. Men over the age of 60 should consume between 2,000-2,600 calories per day depending upon activity level while women should consume between 1,600-2,000 calories daily.
At Prestige Homewood Heights we care about your overall health. Nutrient-rich meals are offered three times daily by our chefs who can also provide specialized diets such as low-sodium, low-fat, or diabetic meals. We have a variety of floor plans with kitchenette, as well as a private dining room for your special family and friend gatherings.
Prestige Senior Living Homewood Heights
17999 S.E. River Road