Donna Jackel

Waltham, MA

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18 Quick And Easy Meals For Seniors

Many caregivers worry whether their parents are eating enough and getting a balanced diet. These are valid concerns, given that appetite decreases for older adults as they become less physically active. The diminishment of taste and smell also dampens the desire to eat. Food just doesn't taste as good... more

Home For The Holidays: Evaluating Your Parents' Well-Being

The holiday juggle is a good time to evaluate a senior's health and self-reliance. Here's what to look for and how to help them.     Last Thanksgiving, Eliza Kendall visited her parents at her childhood home in Darien, Conn. They had both lost weight since she last... more