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Memory Loss linked to Vit D Levels
Catch some Sun! News research suggests older adults who have low vitamin D levels could be more prone to thinking, learning and memory problems.The study, which is published in the recent issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, evaluated the results of interviews, medical exams and blood samples of 858 participants...More
Senior Care Giver Alliance
Post Covid-19 Help for Senior Citizens During times of hardship, senior citizens are often first to suffer. The after effects of Covid-19 Coronavirus are proving to be even harder on the elderly than anticipated. Please visit Senior Care Giver Alliance for help and advice. https://www.johnahartford.org/dissemination-center/view/coronavirus-disease-covid-19-resources-for-older-adults-family-caregivers-and-health-care-providers https://www.annuityfreedom.net/financial-literacy/seniors-debt/ https://eldercare.acl.gov/Public/Resources/Factsheets/Home_Modifications.aspx   More
Study: UV Light Therapy Combats Vitamin D Deficiency in Elderly
Study: UV Light Therapy Combats Vitamin D Deficiency in ElderlyDuring the winter months, when the UV rays are typically not sufficient to stimulate vitamin D production in the human skin as the sunlight is too dim, the human body can suffer from an acute vitamin D deficiency. For older, frailer...More
The Elderly
Preventing Falls in the ElderlyIn elderly adults, falls occur frequently and are associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Research suggests that vitamin D may help prevent these dangerous falls. Cross-sectional studies have shown that elderly adults with higher serum levels of vitamin D demonstrate a lower number of falls, as...More