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Depression, Heart Disease, Diabetes…Could it be Low Vitamin D?

Depression can be a serious disease in older adults and the causes are often varied. Surprisingly simple solutions sometimes help counteract depression such as vitamin supplementation, according to research, and companionship. It's always important to first have a doctor's assessment to determine the causes of depression and the best course of action.

Exercise, Nutrition Important to Fighting Osteoporosis and Preventing Fall-Related Injuries

Osteoporosis is one of the most challenging of senior conditions, many times leading to bone fractures and breaks. That's why older adults should found out from their doctor how to prevent this condition and seek support when needed.

Threat of Natural Disasters Calls for Preparedness Plan To Protect Seniors

Whether it's hurricanes, tornados, wildfires or floods, helping older adults – among the most vulnerable populations – should be a priority.

5 Steps to Improve a Senior’s Nutritional Health

A variety of issues, from medications and illnesses to memory problems and physical constraints, can jeopardize a senior's ability to maintain a balanced diet. Seniors may find grocery shopping difficult, feel uncomfortable in the kitchen or lack the skills necessary to maintain a well-balanced diet.

Discuss Statin Safety Label Changes With Your Senior’s Doctor

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a caution that statins may be associated with cognitive problems and memory loss. So how do you and your senior loved one react? The best approach might be to call your senior’s doctor.

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