Tagged with Nutrition

Dental Implants for the Elderly

Dental Implants for the Elderly

One of the more dreaded signs of growing older for most people is the loss of teeth. Bone loss and gum recession usually cause teeth to loosen and then eventually to fall out. The process starts in mid-life and by 65, 25% of all Americans are completely toothless.  Dental work done decades ago (caps and … Continue reading

Elderly Diet Advice from an Indian Newspaper

Elderly Diet Advice from an Indian Newspaper

Kind of funny seeing the dietary recommendations the Times of India makes for senior citizens. The suggestions are sounder, I’m sure, than what you’d see in a mainstream tabloid here but stand out simply because of the vastly different Indian climate and culture. The article recommends seniors drink 15 (!) glasses of water a day, eat cumin … Continue reading