As adults age, it’s certainly important to stay physically active and continue building muscle for good health. One aspect of a senior’s health they often neglect is their mental health. Fortunately, staying physically active is a great way to improve mental health. Only some people are physically capable of large amounts of activity, though. For […]
Signs of Malnutrition in Older Adults
Recognizing Malnutrition Everyone knows food provides energy. The quality and quantity of food you consume can significantly impact your health and mood. Whether you’re a gourmet connoisseur or simply eat for fuel, your diet must provide the nutrients your body needs to support your lifestyle. Yet, malnutrition affects as many as 50% of older adults. […]
How Can Senior Citizens Build Muscle?
Aging Strong Aging has many effects on physical health, which can impact a senior’s ability to be independent. Adults lose 3% of their muscle mass yearly after middle age. Decreasing muscle strength can increase the risk of falls and injuries. Although it’s a natural process, there are ways seniors can build muscle. From enriching activities […]