Senior Nutrition

Senior Nutrition: Are You Getting Enough of These 6 Essential Nutrients?

According to The Alliance For Aging Research, approximately 3.7 million American seniors are malnourished. You would think that seniors receiving care in hospitals and...
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Researchers Use Flashlight To Test New Alzheimer’s Therapy Method

The number of people with Alzheimer’s disease is exploding, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. The worldwide costs associated with caring for patients with the...
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Grumpy Rescue Cat Cheers Up Nursing Home Residents

Researchers have found that interaction with pets can lower blood pressure as much as some medications. Therapy animals have also been shown to reduce...
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How is Depression in the Elderly Different and How Can You...

Depression is a prevalent disease among all ages of people but is particularly common in older populations. Previously, depression in the elderly was confused...
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6 Activities for Seniors of All Skill Levels

As we get older, it becomes easier to allow the things that we once enjoyed to slip to the wayside. You might have an...
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4 Balance Exercises for Seniors to Improve Stability

As we age, our bodies change. Most often our balance and posture tends to weaken. If you are experiencing this, don't be discouraged because...
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Yoga for Seniors: 8 Poses That Look Good at Any Age

Have you ever felt motivated to live a healthier lifestyle but didn't know where to begin? Yoga has several benefits and can be done...
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What Happens When A Preschool Joins A Nursing Home? Upcoming Documentary...

The United Nations reports that population aging is at the highest level ever seen in human history. Fertility rates are declining while life expectancy...
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16 Retirement Quotes to Get You Through Your Golden Years

Retirement is something we often look forward to later in life. It's not called your "golden years" for no reason. With retirement comes a...
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Exercise for Seniors Proved Highly Beneficial, Even in Small Amounts

As you can imagine, there are many benefits of physical activity for individuals of all ages. Not all people reap these benefits though because...