World Health Health Day: Our Favorite Articles on Senior Health

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Here are some of our favorite health articles to celebrate World Health Day (April 7, 2017):

Yogurt May Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Elderly

As people age, their chances of contracting Type 2 diabetes greatly increases. Luckily, there are a few ways that this risk can be minimized. One of the most commonly known ways to decrease the risk is through weight loss, if a person is very overweight. Another way is to stay active—30 minutes a day, five […]

Natural Ways to Ease Arthritis Pain: Food and Drinks

Arthritis often limits the activity and joy in life of the people it affects. The pain, stiffness, and swelling of the joints caused by this disease can make participating in everyday life more difficult, or even impossible. Minimizing these symptoms is not an easy task, either. It often requires extensive tests, time with doctors, and […]

Simple Nutrition Tips for Seniors

As your elderly loved one progresses through the later decades of his or her life, there are a number of challenges that will arise. By being mindful of his or her nutrition and ensuring that he or she is eating properly can maximize his or her chances of remaining healthy and happy during this time […]

How to Get the Most Accurate Cholesterol Readings

Getting blood tests is not most people’s idea of a fun afternoon out. Yet for many seniors and their caregivers, these tests are routine. Such tests can impart lifesaving information. From revealing high blood sugar or low iron, high blood pressure or low immune function—these tests and others can reveal important facts about the health […]