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Kenn LoBianco, Jr.

Kenn LoBianco, Jr. is the Regional Sales Director for the Western United States at GA Foods. He works to find creative custom solutions to the various issues facing older adults and the nutrition programs that are trusted to serve them throughout the region.

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High Blood Pressure: 5 Facts to Know

Posted by Kenn LoBianco, Jr. on Feb 11, 2021 11:02:00 AM


February is American Heart Month!  Now is an excellent time to take charge of your heart health. Regular visits to your doctor to check your blood pressure and cholesterol are simple ways to know your heart disease risk factors.

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Stay Strong At Any Age!

Posted by Kenn LoBianco, Jr. on Jan 14, 2021 11:00:00 AM

Got the winter blues? Maybe a little exercise is just the remedy! Regular exercise has clear benefits from weight management and better sleep to maintaining muscle, joint, and bone mass. Proper nutrition, combined with regular exercise, is key to preventing falls - or injury - when a fall occurs. 

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Topics: Caregivers, Aging Well, aging in place, Fall Prevention

Food is Medicine To Help Manage Chronic Disease

Posted by Kenn LoBianco, Jr. on Dec 3, 2020 11:00:00 AM


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Topics: Chronic Disease Management, Medically-Tailored Meals, Medicare Advantage

Tips To Recovering After a Hospitalization

Posted by Kenn LoBianco, Jr. on Aug 5, 2020 11:15:00 AM

If you have a loved one in the hospital, you may not know how to prepare for their return home. After a hospital stay or surgery, it is essential to be in comfortable surroundings and to follow all discharge instructions to help in the recovery process.

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Topics: Nutrition, Home Delivered Meals, Post Discharge, aging in place, Older Adults, Medicare Advantage

Fall Into Better Health: Maintaining Physical Strength & Balance

Posted by Kenn LoBianco, Jr. on Oct 23, 2019 11:10:00 AM

This is the second in a series of four articles in our Fall Into Better Health series.

Aging may not be preventable, but we have plenty of control over how we age—especially in the physical sense. In fact, millions of Americans suffer from illnesses that can be prevented, or improved, through regular exercise. From weight management and better sleep to maintaining muscle, joint, and bone mass, regular exercise has clear benefits. Perhaps the most important benefit is the role exercise plays in preventing falls - or injury - when a fall occurs.

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Topics: Senior Health, Senior Nutrition, aging in place

SB1152: California Law for Patient Discharge - New Requirements for Homeless

Posted by Kenn LoBianco, Jr. on Feb 13, 2019 10:29:22 AM

At just under a staggering 70 percent, the state of California has the highest percentage of unsheltered homeless individuals in the country and is home to 29 percent of the entire nation’s homeless veterans, as well as 58 percent of the nation’s homeless youth.

As this problem continues to get worse, so does the need for assistance, which is exactly what legislators are trying to achieve with Senate Bill 1152. The law, which California Governor, Jerry Brown, signed on September 30th of 2018, amends the licensing provisions at Health & Safety Code section 1262.5 with new requirements that will roll out in two parts:

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Topics: Post Discharge, Shelf-Stable Meals

Senior Centers Help Baby Boomers to Engage with Technology

Posted by Kenn LoBianco, Jr. on Jan 24, 2019 10:34:00 AM

This is part two of a four part series on socialization for older adults and attracting baby boomers to senior centers.

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Topics: Senior Health, Aging Well

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