Good nutrition is important throughout our lives, and the basic dietary guidelines are pretty much the same for people of all ages. Try your hand at this trivia quiz to see how much you know about the special nutritional needs and concerns of older adults.
Is Loneliness Bad For Your Health? This time of year reminds us how fortunate we are to have that special someone in our lives. What if that special someone is no longer with us and we are elderly and live alone – only occasionally interacting with friends or family? For many older adults this is their reality. Children of elderly parents often worry about mom or dad feeling lonely, with most if not all of their old social network gone. But did you know recent studies show that loneliness is also bad for your health?