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  • Anorexia in the Elderly: Eating Disorders in Aging Adults Anorexia may be commonly associated with young people but older adults are equally at risk. Anxiety and depression are common causes of eating disorders and elderly people commonly experience these symptoms. In this post, we will share what you need to know about anorexia ... Continue Reading
  • High Fiber Foods for Seniors There is no clearly defined age that says you have become a senior citizen. Most people consider themselves seniors when they retire from the workplace, sign up for social security and begin to experience the common milestones and challenges that are associated with aging. ... Continue Reading
  • Low Sodium Levels in the Elderly Low Sodium Levels in the Elderly When blood sodium levels become dangerously low, a condition called hyponatremia can occur. Sodium is an electrolyte that helps regulate the amount of water in your cells and the surrounding tissue. It is important to know what causes low ... Continue Reading
  • Nutritional Drinks for Seniors and the Elderly Hardly a commercial break during your favorite show goes by without an ad for some sort of nutritional drink. A humorous ad showing a hungover adult enjoying a children’s electrolyte drink comes to mind, along with numerous other drink options boasting tons of vitamins and ... Continue Reading
  • Healthy Snacks for Elderly Adults A diet rich in protein, carbohydrates, and other nutrients becomes even more important as people age. But does that mean one has to give up tasty treats? Absolutely not. There are plenty of snacks that are not only delicious but good for you as well. In this post, we will ... Continue Reading
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