Living with diabetes can be a bit challenging, especially when it comes to eating dessert. Lowenhill Home Care Services would like to offer you a few delectable low-carb diabetic desserts that will surely satisfy that craving without messing with your blood sugar. Click on the dessert name to view the full recipe.
Raspberry and Banana Mousse
This silky smooth, chilled delicacy is jam-packed with protein and fruits that help your taste buds and glucose readings calm down and just chill out.
Strawberry Lemonade Popsicles
Store-bought popsicles are a family favorite – no matter what age, a good popsicle is something to enjoy. However, store-bought popsicles contain a little bit more than just frozen colored sugar. Make your ow luscious treats that are sugar free and lightly sweetened with stevia extract.
Frozen Chocolate-Banana Bites
Drizzle a bit of your favorite chocolate on top of a bunch of banana cubes frozen to make this scrumptious snack. This is a classic that can forever please the palate.
Classic Cherry Crisp
This is perfect for the summer, when both sweet and tart cherries and in bloom and are eager to help you create a wholesome and healthy dessert.
Having diabetes does not mean you have to give up all the goodness of dessert and sweets. By considering these alternatives we’ve listed for you, you can enjoy a small treat without feeling the guilt and fear that eating processed sugar will give you.
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Home Care, a Weapon Against Social Isolation
Both isolation and loneliness have been linked to several serious health risks, including heart attacks, strokes, depression, anxiety, and premature death.
Social isolation is fast becoming an epidemic, especially in senior populations. However, it is reversible through a couple of things individuals and/ or communities can do to help seniors feel included.
According to an AARP-sponsored study on the impact of loneliness on seniors, it was found that more than one-third of those involved in the survey between the ages of 50 and 80 felt a lack of companionship at least some of the time. 30% of the participants reported that they socialize with friends and family once a week or less.
Home care given by a trusted and dedicated provider like Lowenhill Home Care Services can address more than just the care needs of the patient/client, it can also provide seniors with the companionship and love that they need to cope with their varying conditions and to improve their overall health.
Let’s take collective action in ending social isolation in the senior community!
Take some time off your usual itinerary to do volunteer work at a senior center, or taking an elderly loved on out to their favorite restaurant for dinner, or simply striking up a conversation with a senior you see sitting alone. There is no limit to what we can do.
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