As a caregiver to an adult, it's important to be sensitive to the value people feel in self-reliance. Instead of taking over your loved one's life when it comes time to provide them care, be their health partner, sharing the responsibilities for their health together. Keeping your loved one informed, involved, and as self-reliant as possible will help you both to stay energized and happy. For more information, read Caring for Adults.
is fat that consists of triglycerides containing only saturated fatty acid radicals. There are several kinds of naturally-occurring saturated fatty acids, which differ by the number of carbon atoms, ranging from 3 carbons (Propionic Acid) to 36 (Hexatriacontanoic acid). Saturated fatty acids have no double bonds between the carbon atoms of the fatty acid chain and are thus fully saturated with hydrogen atoms.