Category: Nutrition (Page 2)

May 10, 2016

10 Things to Know about Malnutrition and Older Adults

Here are 10 things to know about malnutrition and older adults.
May 9, 2016

Malnutrition: A Hidden Epidemic in Older Americans

A new “pocket film” from the Alliance for Aging Research highlights the hidden epidemic of malnutrition in older adults. 
May 9, 2016

Malnutrition in Older Adults: A Hidden Epidemic

As many as one in two older adults are at risk for malnutrition.  And it doesn't just happen to seniors who suffer from hunger, or who don't have access to healthy food.  This pocket film introduces viewers to malnutrition and includes tips on identifying, treating, and preventing this serious condition.
May 9, 2016

MALNUTRICIÓN Una epidemia oculta entre los adultos de mayor edad

La malnutrición no sólo se da en los mayores que sufren hambre o que no tienen acceso a comida saludable. Le puede suceder también a adultos con enfermedades crónicas porque corren más riesgo de sufrir malnutrición. Enfermedades como el cáncer, la diabetes, el Alzhéimer y otras dolencias, pueden tener impacto sobre el apetito, haciendo que sea difícil comer, que haya cambios en el metabolismo y que conlleve restricciones en la dieta. Este corto informa sobre quién puede correr riesgo de caer en la malnutrición, el debilitante impacto que tiene en adultos mayores, ofrece información para identificar la enfermedad y cómo puede tratarse y prevenirse. Este film también está disponible en español. 
May 9, 2016

Press Kit for Malnutrition: A Hidden Epidemic in Older Adults

Welcome to the press kit about the "pocket film:" Malnutrition: A Hidden Epidemic in Older Adults.
May 4, 2016

May Events for Older Americans Month

During Older Americans Month, here are some events to keep you informed on research and health topics of interest to older adults. 
April 22, 2016

Champion Senior Swimmer DeEtte Sauer Finds Her ‘Bliss Point’

In this second entry in the Aging in the 21st Century series, champion swimmer DeEtte Sauer talks about finding her "bliss point" as an older adult and the long road it took to get there. 
April 5, 2016

HROTW: Video: Nutrition for a Healthy Life

Our Health Resource of the Week introduces you to a new video focused on the importance of nutrition for a healthy life.
March 18, 2016

10 Things to Know during National Nutrition Month

Here are 10 things to know during National Nutrition Month.
March 11, 2016

Healthy Aging and Nutrition: Here’s What You Need to Know

Learn what you need to know about nutrition and healthy aging in less than 15 minutes.