Causes and Symptoms of Dehydration in Older Adults

Aging is linked to a variety of changes in the body. Some of these changes can make seniors prone to nutrient deficiencies, while others can affect your senses and quality of life. One common issue people may experience as they age is a reduction in their body’s ability to recognize vital senses like hunger and…

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Hot Weather Safety for Older Adults

Too much heat is not safe for anyone. It is even riskier if you are older or have health problems. It is important to get relief from the heat quickly. If not, you might begin to feel confused or faint. Your heart could become stressed and stop beating. Being hot for too long can be a problem.…

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Why Seniors Refuse to Eat and What You Can Do About It

Proper nutrition is a vital part of a healthy life at any age. Many seniors tend to eat less as their metabolisms slow and nutritional needs change, but what if Mom or Dad won’t eat a balanced diet or hardly eats at all? How about if a loved one only eats sweets and refuses healthy…

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Nutritional Needs of Older Adults (Helps Support Memory and More!)

It is very important for every human to get plenty of physical exercise and eat foods that are nutrient rich at all ages. As our bodies grow and mature our nutritional needs change, especially in our golden years. Some nutrients become especially important in aiding and maintaining a higher level of health. Here are some…

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