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To maintain a healthy heart and health in general, an effective diet paired with an active lifestyle can help Elderly and Senior individuals protect or cope against chronic illness, have more energy each day, and prevent depression symptoms.  Diet and exercise go hand in hand, as the amount of caloric intake should correlate with the amount of calories that you burn each day.  Caloric intake should be determined by whether you live a sedentary lifestyle, moderately active lifestyle, or active lifestyle.

The DASH Diet is famous for being able to lower blood pressure in just a few weeks.  It’s a diet that promotes heart health, can help you maintain weight, and protects against other chronic illnesses.  The DASH Diet focuses on foods that consist of who grains, vegetables, fruits, fat free or low-fat dairy products, moderate amounts of lean meat, poultry, and fish, nuts, seeds, and low sodium intake.  Check out this article that provides you with guidance on how to determine your daily caloric intake and this article for a list of DASH Diet recipes to try out.

A-1 Home Care is a non-medical homecare agency that focuses on providing caregivers who can help Elderly, Senior, and Terminally Ill individuals pursue their health goals while also providing compassionate and experienced care with any activities of daily living they need assistance with.  No matter what your loved one’s care situation, we can provide assistance with healthy meal preparation, daily exercise, personal care, medication reminders, assistance with errands, light housekeeping, transportation, and more.

Some of our care services include 24 Hour Live-In Care, Hourly Care, Arthritis Care, Parkinson’s Care, Diabetic Care, Post Stroke Care, Heart Attack Care, Kidney Disease & Tumor Care, and others.

We serve the LA communities of Brentwood, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Studio City, Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Torrance, Culver City, Burbank, Pasadena, Glendora, San Dimas, Calabasas, Downey, Rolling Hills, and others in Los Angeles County.

To interview and hire a compatible caregiver in your area today, CALL us at 310-657-8780 for a FREE in-home assessment.