Elderly care involves assistance with activities of daily living or ADL. It includes services like light housekeeping, grocery shopping, and meal preparation. Caregivers must help elders plan and prepare nutritious yet delicious foods that will keep them healthy.
Below are sample recipes a home care provider in California can serve:
- Greek Salad
- 4 cups salad greens
- 2 tablespoons chopped mint
- 3 tablespoons feta cheese crumbles
- 2 tablespoons chopped olives
- 1/2 cup garbanzo beans
- 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
- A pinch of salt and pepper
Combine the first five ingredients then toss with olive oil and vinegar. Finally, add salt and pepper to taste. Yields 1 serving.
- Peach Cobbler Oatmeal
- 3 1/2 cups water
- A pinch of salt
- 2 1/2 cups rolled oats
- 2 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
- A pinch of nutmeg
- 2 chopped large peaches
- 3 tablespoons honey (or as desired)
- 1/4 cup chopped pecans for garnish
In a large saucepan, add water and salt. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Add oats, cinnamon, and nutmeg and stir. Cook for 4 minutes or until oatmeal thickens. Add peaches and cook for another minute. Add honey and mix well. Serve immediately and garnish with pecans, if desired.
There are many other recipes you can try that seniors can enjoy preparing and eating!
Home Caregivers Management, Inc., a provider of home care service in Ventura, California, can deliver outstanding caregiving services for elders. Our trained professionals provide excellent customer services through genuine care, reliability, and integrity.
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