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February 26, 2024

How Diet Affects Heart Health

Adults aged 65 and older are disproportionately affected with a higher prevalence of heart disease compared with younger age groups. In this blog post, we explore how nutrition affects heart health and share tips on how you can easily modify your diet to support cardiac wellness.

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November 13, 2023

Kidney Diet Tips for Senior Health

Our kidneys are designed to help our body chemicals stay balanced. They regulate salt, potassium, and acid content. Waste and excess fluids are also removed from our bodies with help from the kidneys.

A healthy diet is one of the most powerful ways aging adults and their caregivers can help support kidney function. Proper nutrition is especially critical for those managing chronic kidney disease, which occurs when the kidneys are damaged and can’t filter blood like they should.

Follow these kidney diet tips to help support overall health.

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October 19, 2023

Breast Cancer Awareness for Seniors

On average, women in the U.S. have a 1 in 8 chance of developing breast cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. As women age, their likelihood of developing breast cancer also increases. There is no absolute way to prevent breast cancer. However, there are steps that may lessen your risk and aid in early detection.

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October 16, 2023

Osteoporosis Prevention for Seniors

A healthy body breaks down old bone and replaces it with new bone. In some people, however, more bone is broken down than replaced due to a medical condition called “osteoporosis,” which causes bones to weaken and become more susceptible to breaks. Follow these tips to improve your bone health and enjoy more years of independent living.

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September 25, 2023

Tips for Cutting Back on Sugar

In the U.S., adults consume an average of 17 teaspoons of added sugar each day, which is more than two to three times the recommended limit for men and women, according to the American Heart Association. Follow these tips to cut back on sugar.

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March 13, 2023

The Most Important Nutrients for Aging Adults

Getting the right nutrients can help older adults maintain their health and reduce their risk for age-related illnesses like diabetes, heart disease, and osteoporosis.

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February 13, 2023

Diabetes Management and Prevention Tips for Seniors

Diabetes is one of the leading health concerns among older adults. The good news is that diabetes can be managed and even prevented with a few lifestyle changes.

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November 22, 2021

Tips for Healthy Joints

Strong joints are important to seniors for mobility and overall health. We share tips for how to keep your joints healthy as you age.

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October 19, 2021

Sugar Substitutes Explained

Learn about the most common sugar substitutes, the differences between them, and how they can affect your health.

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