Published: Apr 13, 2017 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
In theory, it can be easy to confuse food intolerance for a food allergy. The former primarily involves the digestive system and its inability to properly break down certain foods.
Published: Apr 4, 2014 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), Senior Health reports that approximately 76 million Americans get food poisoning, or foodborne illnesses, each year, and of those about 5000 die.
Published: Aug 15, 2017 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
In this day and age, when food seems to be so readily available and accessible, it may seem surprising that hunger is one of the more prevalent problems in society.
Published: Aug 11, 2016 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
When certain disease-causing bacteria, viruses, or parasites contaminate food, they can cause foodborne illness ─ also known as food poisoning. In the U.S., salmonella, norovirus, campylobacter, E.coli, listeria, and clostridium perfringens are the most common foodborne illnesses.
Published: Sep 10, 2014 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
Many older adults get frequent checkups, exercise regularly, and in general try to take good care of themselves, but one aspect of their health that they (and for that matter, younger people) frequently neglect is good foot care. Foot injury, neglect, and disease are major factors contributing to mobility, or lack thereof, in older adults.
Published: Oct 12, 2010 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
Published: Feb 14, 2013 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
Published: Apr 13, 2016 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
A low-impact exercise routine can benefit your health by stretching and strengthening your muscles, reducing stress, preventing injury, and even helps to lower your blood pressure.
Published: Feb 25, 2014 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
The holidays are fast approaching, and for most of us this means fun times spent with family, friends and other loved ones. However, for seniors, holidays can be difficult.
Published: Dec 14, 2016 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
Glaucoma is a group of diseases that can damage the eye's optic nerve and result in vision loss. It is also the second leading cause of blindness.