Nutrition Tips for Senior Health

As we age, our bodies need less calories and thirst increases, yet the average senior diet often lacks nutrients and fluid intake. For older individuals to maintain optimal health, the following areas should be a primary focus. Hydration MyPlate is a modern version of the food pyramid that promotes healthy eating for all age groups….

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Hearing Loss and Dementia

According to a new study in the Journal of American Geriatrics Society, the use of hearing devices may help seniors reduce their risk of dementia, depression and anxiety, walking problems and falling. Research shows nearly one in four people aged 65 – 74 in the United States suffer from hearing loss; this figure jumps to…

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September Is Hunger Action Month

During September, many people partner with Feeding America’s nationwide network of food banks to fight hunger. In America, millions struggle to make ends meet due to factors like underemployment, low wages and the rising costs of living. Every year, over 40 million people turn to the Feeding America network for extra support. Who’s Affected by…

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Senior Lifestyle Changes for Health & Wellness

Getting older can be a difficult transition for many people. Not being able to function as they once did often leads to frustration and feelings of depression. The onset of common diseases including dementia, cancer and poor kidney function can take a physical and mental toll on many seniors. Social issues can also arise if…

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