Caring Hands Senior Services

Getting the right care and treatment for the older adult that encounters problems in the later stages of life is crucial. Caring Hands Senior Services is a specialized care program located within Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center to meet the psychiatric and medical needs of older adults.

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Health Tip

The food we put into our bodies is our fuel. It provides us with nutrients—the vitamins, minerals, and other compounds our bodies need to function and thrive. Research shows that good food choices are especially important for children’s growing bodies and minds. Smart choices have both immediate and long-lasting benefits for you and your family. Here are some wise choices to help make healthier food choices:

• Choose foods that are steamed, broiled, baked, roasted, poached, or lightly sautéed or stir-fried.
• Ask for fat-free or low-fat milk instead of cream for coffee or tea.
• Pick food without butter, gravy, or sauces—or ask to have the food without it.
• Choose a low-calorie salad dressing.
• Ask for salad dressing on the side, and use only some of it.
• Pick drinks without added sugar, such as water, fat-free or low-fat milk, unsweetened tea, or diet iced tea, lemonade, or soda.
• Trim visible fat from poultry or meat.
• Don’t eat the skin on cooked chicken or turkey.
• Share your meal, or take half home for later.
• Skip dessert or order fruit. Or share dessert with a friend.

Source: https://newsinhealth.nih.gov/issue/sep2015/feature1
For more information, please call
812-996-2399 or 800-852-7279, ext. 2399.

Awards and Accreditation


Memorial Hospital named among top 5% in the nation for outstanding patient experience, achieving this award annually since 2009
Memorial Hospital named among top 5% in the nation for outstanding patient experience, achieving this award annually since 2009!
2013 and 2014 Women's Choice Awards as an America's Best Hospital for Heart Care and an America's Best Hospital for Obstetrics
2013 and 2014 Women's Choice Awards as an America's Best Hospital for Heart Care and an America's Best Hospital for Obstetrics
Memorial Hospital's Wound Care Center became the first center in Indiana to be certified by The Joint Commission.
Memorial Hospital's Wound Care Center became the first center in Indiana to be certified by The Joint Commission.
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