Seniors and Nutrition
Nutrition That Nourishes the Heart and Mind
No matter our age, eating food that nourishes is important for our bodies, minds, and quality of life. But as our bodies change with age, so does what we need to stay healthy. When older adults choose the food that nourishes them, they have the energy to do the things they love every day.
The Importance of Staying Hydrated
Elderly adults are one of the most at risk groups for dehydration.
Senior Care Solutions: Making Sure Seniors are Getting Enough Vitamin C
When looking at senior care solutions, vitamin intake is important to the health and wellness of the individual. As seniors age, vitamin deficiencies can occur for many reasons, such as skipped meals, medications interfering with the absorption of vitamins or certain health issues.
Healthy Eye Care and Nutrition
Changes to vision and concerns about eye health can happen rapidly for older adults. Seniors should get a vision test once a year and should always follow a doctor’s recommendations on treatment plans and vision health. Here are eight strategies for seniors to maintain eye health:
Malnutrition: A Serious Concern for Seniors
Most people associate malnutrition with third world countries, but it's also a danger for seniors, and more prevalent among older Americans than we realize.
Alcohol Consumption in Seniors: A Delicate Balance
Numerous studies on the effects of alcohol consumption in seniors indicate that moderate drinking by seniors can have a positive impact on general health. However, there is also a concern that heavy drinking can have adverse effects, and that alcohol abuse is often missed in the senior population.