Senior Health Archives
Tales From The Refrigerator
Despite conventional wisdom, weight loss is not a normal part of the aging process. We are not supposed to wither away in old age. Weight loss begins to occur as your loved ones age from a lack of vitamins and nutrients, which can be both upsetting and frustrating to witness. Older adults become more susceptible […]
Medical Tests You Should Discuss With Your Doctor
Curbing Insomnia in Older Americans
Everyone knows what it’s like to operate on little sleep. Your mind feels groggy and out of sorts and even the simplest tasks can present huge complications. With seemingly little on the agenda of your older loved one each day, you would think sleep would come naturally to them. However, a growing number of seniors […]
Health And Nutrition Tips
There is so much information on the Internet, in magazines and given to you by friends and family about ways to stay healthy. How do you know what to believe or which advice to follow? First and foremost, before you start any fitness regime or change your diet, it’s always best to discuss it with […]
How a Heart Healthy Diet Impacts You and Your Loved One
Maintaining a healthy diet can significantly reduce you and your loved one’s risk of heart disease. Poor nutrition and deficiencies in the diet are detrimental to heart health. Choosing a heart conscious diet should center around decreasing saturated fat intake, reducing sodium levels and maintaining a healthy weight.
6 Habits That Can Contribute To Loss Of Brain Power
Make The Most Of Your Doctor’s Visits
According to most, rushed when going to a doctor’s appointment seems to be the norm rather than an exception. Older adults especially may feel rushed and may hesitate to ask their doctor any questions other than for the medical issue at hand. Being unable to speak freely with your physician though can lead to health […]
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The Importance of Healthy Fats
Fats and oils are part of a healthy diet and play many important roles in the body. Healthy fats provide energy and are a carrier of essential nutrients such as vitamins A, D, E, K, and carotenoids. But many older adults have been told to decrease the amount of fat in their diets and are […]
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Signs Your Loved One is Withdrawing from Life
Aging tends to push the ones we love into smaller and smaller circles, withdrawing from wider-reaching social groups and activities. Removing oneself from certain facets of the outside world is commonplace for senior citizens, as they downsize their home, move into retirement communities, and forgo activities their bodies can no longer physically handle.
Exercise For Better Brain Health
We all know that exercise is great for our muscles, our bones, joints, how we look, and how we feel. However, what about exercise for better brain health? It’s true. You may not believe it but the stakes of not exercising are higher than you might have thought.
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