Senior Nutrition

4 Myths About Senior Incontinence Debunked

Senior incontinence is often an upsetting topic for those who encounter it. The stigma behind the problem commonly contributes to people having either a lack of facts or believing in some common misunderstandings about incontinence. The following are just a few incontinence myths and the facts to be aware of …

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Why Aging Adults Struggle with Loss of Bladder Control and How to Treat It

Incontinence, or a loss of bladder control, is a disturbing and delicate issue, especially for older individuals. It can lead to a number of concerns, from skin sores to social isolation for individuals who are uncomfortable with leaving the house in case of an “accident.” But while bladder leakage causes …

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The New Formula for Healthy Eating for Seniors

It’s well known that a wholesome diet is essential for a healthy body. What some people don’t understand, though, is that as we get older, our dietary needs change. Researchers at Tufts University have developed the MyPlate formula, an upgrade on the previous food pyramid, which includes updated and improved …

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Senior Health Tips for Dietary Concerns Regarding Aging Parents

A parent’s love for his or her kids knows no age restrictions. And parents of any age want to shield their children from worries and concerns, which in many instances leads to minimizing their own concerns and worries. And when families live far apart from each other, it can be …

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Cognitive Decline Linked To Senior Malnourishment: What You Can Do About It

In our last blog post, we outlined some age-related issues that can keep older adults from eating well, but what about when poor eating behaviors contribute to cognitive impairment? Malnourishment in older individuals is more common than you may think. As stated by the National Resource on Nutrition, Physical Activity, …

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Overcome Senior Dietary Challenges with Simple Solutions for Better Health

Many of us cannot wait to sit down and eat a delicious meal – the enjoyable fragrances, the tastes, the satisfying sensation of a full stomach. For numerous older adults, however, a wide variety of health difficulties can restrict their enjoyment of foods or even their means to shop for …

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