Understanding Pneumonia in Older Adults

Understanding Pneumonia in Older Adults

Pneumonia is a common illness that affects millions of people annually. While pneumonia can occur at any age, it is most prevalent and severe in older adults – just not for the reasons, one would expect! The following article unpacks the need-to-know essentials...
Sugar and the risk of falling

Sugar and the risk of falling

Did you know that recent studies show a correlation between sugar intake and the risk of falling among older men and women? Granted, there’s nothing quite as sweet as adding a little sugar to your tea, or a cold coke on a hot day, but is it good for you? The...
Are you getting enough Vitamin D?

Are you getting enough Vitamin D?

Are you short of Vitamin D? Vitamin D deficiency is a global health problem, affecting millions of people around the world. You probably know that a Vitamin D deficiency is caused by insufficient exposure to sunlight. In and of itself that doesn’t sound to serious,...
Navigating Sleep Challenges in Seniors

Navigating Sleep Challenges in Seniors

It’s exhausting to wake frequently in the night. Sleep is a fundamental aspect of one’s well-being, at every age. Yet as we age, its elusive grasp can become even more pronounced. Sleep patterns change – with many seniors having a harder time falling asleep and...