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Hillsborough seniors can still eat well even with diabetes care needs at Thanksgiving

Hillsborough seniors can still eat well even with diabetes care needs at Thanksgiving

Children happily shout with glee as they exclaim, “We’re going to Grandma’s for Thanksgiving!” Yes, going “over the river and through the wood” to Grandma’s house is wonderful indeed1. A grandparent’s house is where yummy food, lots of warm hugs and pleasant memories abound. But for aging Hillsborough seniors with diabetes care needs, the big holiday feast can be extra challenging. Thankfully, eating well on turkey day with diabetes isn’t impossible…it just takes some additional planning and help.

4 Activities to do with Seniors After the Big Holiday Meal

After everyone has eaten their fill and all of the food has been locked up tight into containers and put in the fridge, most of us settle in for a weekend off. In just a few weeks everyone will be getting ready for even more family time, digging in once again to make memories and enjoy one another's company. Now that you've got a whole weekend to spend together, the question really is - what will you do together with the time. 1. Volunteer There's no better way to give back during the holidays than by participating in a local food drive or soup kitchen. Even if you just have everyone in your family bring a couple of canned foods to the local food drive, you and...