The CDC estimates that there have been 13 to 18 million reported flu illnesses from October 2019 to January 2020. Every year, flu season hits hard, and while our bodies have natural defense mechanisms in place to defend against these illnesses, circumstances can cause our immune system to weaken.
Though many may not associate aging and appetite, the two do impact each other. As we age, changes to the physiology of the body, psychological functioning, social situations or lack thereof, medical conditions, and the use of certain medications can hinder appetite.
Diabetes is a condition that doesn’t target specific groups. It’s a growing health concern globally, and diabetes among seniors is no exception. Based on numbers from 2015 by the CDC, over 30 million Americans have been diagnosed with a form of diabetes, and about 12 million are above the age of 65.
Senior living can be a rewarding and truly unique experience for your loved one. At Silver Comet Village, we take a lot of pride in our community and the amenities we provide. One of the amenities we offer is our first-rate dining experience. Senior dining services for your loved one is a common concern with […]
Proper senior nutrition is pivotal because it helps to maintain the body’s muscles, bones, and organs. As your loved one ages, staying healthy can become increasingly difficult. It’s easy for many seniors to give up on eating healthy altogether but sticking to a plan can help overcome any difficulties when deciding what to eat for […]