Dehydration occurs when the outflow of water is more than the intake. A decrease in water content as we age is normal. Profuse sweating, loss of efficient kidney function and more urine output accentuate the need to hydrate more often. As we age our sense of thirst also decreases and there is a good chance we may become dehydrated with no sense of being thirsty.… Read More


By 2050 over 22 percent of the world’s population will be in their Senior years and change will be drastically noticeable in health care. The National Council on Aging has estimated approximately 92 percent of Seniors have at least one chronic disease and 77 percent with two or more chronic health conditions. Heart disease, cancer,… Read More


Bodies need proper nourishment throughout every stage of life and proper nutrition keeps them healthy, energetic, positive and alert. Food for Thought All cells in the body, including brain cells, need to be well-nourished in order to function at their best. Brain cells require nutrients to help with information recall, the ability to understand, to… Read More


Certain nutrients are needed by children as they grow older to help build strong bodies, keep their teeth and bones healthy and maintain energy. As adults, we tend to ignore new approaches to nutrition and consequently develop unhealthy nutritional habits. Some choices have seriously negative effects as we age. Bodies change physically at different rates and any modification in diet is important.… Read More


Our aging bodies need necessary nutrients. A nutrient-rich diet helps to avoid health problems such as diabetes, blood pressure and high cholesterol. Here are tips and reasons to start changing daily routines and diets. Metabolism As we grow older, our metabolism starts to naturally slow down. Exercise is important to help maintain a metabolic rate,… Read More