Megan Kempston, Caring.com Writer



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Memory Care Checklist: What to Look for, What to Ask — Jun 06, 2014
Choosing the right residential care facility is hard, and choosing the right memory care facility is even harder. Here are some questions to ask to help make the decision ...
Nursing Home, Assisted Living, or Independent Living? — Jan 29, 2014
The first step to finding the best senior housing for your loved one is to understand what type of care facility is the best fit. There are six main types of residential ...
9 Healthy Grab-and-Go Breakfasts — Jul 16, 2013
Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, but sometimes in all the hustle and bustle of getting out the door, it's easier to grab a latte on the road or skip b...
Healthy Cheese — Mar 18, 2013
Cheese gets a lot of bad press for clogging arteries and packing on the pounds. But just because you shouldn't eat an entire platter of Paula Deen's cheese balls doesn't me...
10 Nuts With Super-Healing Powers — May 16, 2012
Think that handful of mixed nuts is just empty calories? Think again: Nuts are nutritional powerhouses, packed with fiber, protein, good fats, and key vitamins and minera...
10 Tips and Tricks for Pleasing Picky Eaters — Apr 19, 2012
Family dinners are supposed to be fun and relaxing, not epic battles over peas and broccoli. Here are ten simple ways to please picky eaters -- from grandchildren to gran...
5 Secrets to Pleasing a Picky Eater — Apr 19, 2012
Cooking for your loved ones can be one of the biggest pleasures in life -- or one of the biggest sources of frustration. For most busy families, it's tough enough to get ...
CDC: Most Americans Get Enough Vitamins — Apr 04, 2012
Here's some encouraging news: According to the CDC, most Americans get enough of the key vitamins and minerals in their diet. Less than 10 percent of Americans, in fact, a...
5 Surprising Reasons to Eat More Chocolate — Mar 20, 2012
Many of chocolate's superpowers -- boosting mood, easing stress, helping with PMS -- are well known. But what about its lesser-known health properties? Recent studies have ...
9 Spices With Super-Healing Powers — Mar 15, 2012
Have you checked your spice rack lately? Spices and herbs can do a lot more than add pizzazz to your cooking -- they can also promote heart health, fight cancer, reduce i...