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Old 03-01-2013, 08:09 PM   #1
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Just joined tonight. I am a senior Citizen, retired Air Force, having to cook since wife losing mind to alzheimers. She lost my camera today.. Anyway... hoping to pick up some tips for easy meals low in fat...

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Old 03-01-2013, 09:12 PM   #2
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Welcome to DC I'm sorry to hear about your wife. That must be very difficult.

Poke around the forums and ask any questions you might have. We're happy to help.
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Old 03-01-2013, 09:17 PM   #3
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Welcome !!

So sorry to hear about your wife.

You will find this place to be extremely informative, highly entertaining and it has a way of being really good therapy for our daily woes.

Take a look around - warning .. that could take a while !

If you have questions, just ask. There are so many people here with incredible knowlege and they are more than willing to share and help.

Glad you found us !!
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Old 03-01-2013, 09:38 PM   #4
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Old 03-01-2013, 09:52 PM   #5
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Welcome to DC. I am sure your camera will show up sooner or later. I attend Day Care once a month. Most of the patients have Alzheimner's also. I get to see it first hand. We also have a married couple, both of them with this hideous disease.

DC has a lot to offer. Just ask and there is always someone with an answer for you.
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Old 03-01-2013, 11:26 PM   #6
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Old 03-01-2013, 11:27 PM   #7
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Do you have Trader Joe's markets? They have plenty of delicious microwave meals that are unfortunately too big for singles like me, but just the perfect size for couples, particularly senior couples who probably want less food than active, young adults.
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Old 03-01-2013, 11:36 PM   #8
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Welcome to DC, I just happen to work with Seniors and those with Alzheimer's. Holler on PM for a chat anytime you're losing your patience.
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Old 03-02-2013, 07:12 AM   #9
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hello hc, and welcome to the foodie forum.:) so sorry about your wife's illness. my mom had alzheimers. nothing better than a delicious smelling soup or stew simmering stovetop in the wintertime. tasty and healthy good eating. a rewarding kind of cooking for one who is learning. soups and stews are easy to reheat, store well, and make great anytime mini-meals.
is photography a hobby fo you hc?
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Old 03-02-2013, 07:58 AM   #10
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Big welcome HomeCook58 in your family and I'm very Sorry about your wife,moreover you can rely on us to anything
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