By Anne-Marie Botek, AgingCare.com Editor
The days are getting warmer and longer, inspiring people to engage in backyard barbecues, and midday picnics.
Even if your elderly loved one isn’t able to take part in traditions like cookouts, or holiday parties, you can introduce seasonal celebrations into their lives through food. Many popular warm-weather foods even offer the added bonus of helping a senior get the nutrients they need to remain healthy.
Here are some popular spring and summer treats that may offer some unexpected health benefits for you and your elderly loved one. Ruth Frechman, M.A., a registered dietician and spokeswoman for the American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, offers her perspective on how these foods can be both tasty and nutritious for seniors.
Spring and Summer Foods with Surprising Health Benefits originally appeared on AgingCare.com.