“Over 200 million older adults worldwide suffer from osteoporosis, a disease which makes the bones weak, fragile, and prone to break.”
However, there are many steps older adults can take to strengthen their bones.
Being inactive makes your muscles and bones weak and fragile. This increases your risk of osteoporosis, falls and fractures. People over 65 should practice moderate-intensity exercise regularly. Some common exam...
Poor nutrition can lead to undesired weight loss and can put the immune system at risk. This can make older adults more vulnerable to infections like the common cold or flu. Our nutrition needs changes as we get older, and certain nutrients become especially important for maintaining a good health.
Here are some of the nutrition needs of the elderly:
Calcium and Vitamin D
Seniors need more calcium and vitamin D to strengthen their bones....