It is crucial that Senate leaders not bring the proposed “Graham-Cassidy” health care bill before the Senate. Please contact your lawmakers today and ask them to oppose this bill.
Imagine asking for a drink and being told “no,” or that you already have one. For someone with dementia who lives in a long-term care community, hearing “no” can be confusing and disappointing.
After studying nutritional sciences for five years, I have found that more and more of the population believes multivitamins, rather than whole foods, are the “one-stop-shop” for optimal nutrition.
Shingles, or herpes zoster, is a common illness among older adults. For many years, researchers have been raising questions as to why this is the case.
Depression is a very common medical problem among older adults, and is often broken down into two categories: major depression and minor depression.
While foods cannot magically prevent or cure illness, making sure the body has all of the nutrients it needs can help decrease the risk of disease.
Herbal medicines are the foundation of modern prescription drugs. Most medicines including valium, cholesterol medicines, digoxin and aspirin have roots in natural compounds.
Since we were children, most of us have heard about the importance of drinking milk for bone health. As we age, bone health becomes even more important.
Essential tremor is the most common neurological disorder found in the older adult population. It affects between 1 and 5 percent of adults over 60 years of age.
By 2050, the number of people experiencing memory loss will nearly triple due to people living longer and the aging of the baby boomer generation.