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When Army veteran Eugene Milligan fell off a charity’s rolls for home-delivered Meals on Wheels because of a long stay in the hospital last winter, he had to rely on others such as his son, a local church and a generous off-duty nurse to bring him food. (Andrea Morales for Kaiser Health News)

How America Fails To Deliver Meals To Its Aging

Army veteran Eugene Milligan is 75 years old and blind. He uses a wheelchair since losing half his right leg to diabetes and gets dialysis for kidney failure.

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As You Age, Keep Nutrition Top of Mind

Getting proper nutrition can be challenging for everyone, but especially as we age for a variety of reasons, including changing tastes, physical or dental conditions, and lack of access to healthy foods.

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Eating Habits: Pandemic Impact On Healthy Dining, Shopping

Most people in their 50s and older were capable home cooks just before COVID-19 struck America, but only 5 percent had ordered groceries online, according to a new national poll.

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Food Aid For Seniors Gets Boost, But Fall Short Of Need

Advocates for senior citizens hailed the bipartisan passage of a federal bill that calls for boosting money for nutrition programs so that fewer older adults go hungry.

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How To Eat A Healthier Thanksgiving Meal

Looking for ways to make your Thanksgiving feast more nutritious? Here are some suggestions for preparing dishes.

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Is Nutritional Confusion a New Eating Disorder?

A favorite teacher of mine makes the claim that people are suffering from a “high fact diet.”

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