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  • Swallowing Problems in Elderly Adults For most healthy adults, swallowing is reflexive, something you don’t have to think about. But after reaching a certain age, the elderly having trouble swallowing becomes quite common. It can also occur for many reasons, affect both liquids and solids, and may make ... Continue Reading
  • Obesity in Elderly Adults: How Aging Affects Weight Gaining weight as you age tends to be one of those things that everyone just assumes is inevitable. Luckily this is not the case, and understanding a bit about how your weight changes as you age can help you maintain a healthy weight. Your body begins to lose muscle mass as ... Continue Reading
  • 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
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